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My DIY Network Portfolio

Click this image to see my work with the DIY Channel including some projects from my show Fresh Coat and the latest how-to paint projects that launched this Summer. Then go to their Facebook page and ask for more projects by, well, me! Thanks, and have a great weekend everyone!

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DIY Videos are UP! Thanks to my Village People

STEP RIGHT UP! READ ALL ABOUT IT! My videos for the DIY Channel are finally up! I'm so excited, not only because it's been a major work in progress for several months, but also because I can't wait to share these easy and colorful projects with you AND celebrate so many of the people who helped me get this all done. It really does take a 'village' to accomplish great things, and I happen to have the best tribe! So this week, I'm sharing behind the scenes details (along with links to the videos!) about the people and projects to show you how it all comes together. I'm starting with my brother, Lane, because I honestly, couldn't have done this...

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When DIY Network Comes Calling...

...you pretty much jump, which is exactly what I did... So, lately I've been knee deep developing, hosting, and producing new painting project videos for the DIY Channel's website (go to DIYNetwork), and I have to say,  I love being in that zone where color and design reign supreme and whether I'm excited and energized or tired and overwhelmed, I know that if I just stay focused on one step at a time, I'll get to the end and enjoy the rewards. You all know I love decorative painting, color, design... the work I do for television and internet adds even more excitement and fun to that mix! There's just something so cool about coming up with a paint or...

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I Love Projects!

Gearing up for the talk at TechShop, and I'm going through projects to share. I'd say I'm more of a Re-Purposer than a Maker, but I'm starting to open up to projects beyond paint and tape. These are still my go-to tools, but it's been fun to branch out. This shop is going to give me even more options, so I'm looking forward to jumping in. In the meantime, here's a recent project with some process shots thrown in: [caption id="attachment_795" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="$300 Sideboard from the Alameda Flea Market"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_796" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Tinted primer makes quick work of this piece"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_797" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Rubbing gilded paint rather than brushing creates a smoother finish"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_798" align="aligncenter" width="400"...

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