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    Here’s my story

    Posted on April 25, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    We all have stories, don’t we? Well, I thought that I should give you some insight into my story, where I came from, and how I got to where I am now. Like someone just said to me, from fingerpainting, to Bloomingdales, that’s unbelievable!! Here goes. I was always creative as a kid, and through […]

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  • Underwater Mural in Pediatric Dental Office

    Posted on October 11, 2012 by in Long Island

    Well, as usual, I have broken the promise to myself to be more diligent about blogging.  I am going to give it a try again.  I thought I would start with a recent project that was loads of fun.  A pediatric dentist in Smithtown, Long Island, NY wanted to liven up her offices.  The first […]

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  • Furniture Painting

    Posted on July 27, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    This client purposely bought an unfinished TV armoire so that I could paint this scene on it for her. She was opposed to having a wood box in her room that she would be forced to see every day. Instead, she wanted a calm, flowing scene with some grass, and lots of roses. This was […]

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    From Laminate to Woodgrain

    Posted on July 14, 2012 by in furniture painting, Long Island, Uncategorized

    The next time you think about discarding old furniture because it’s no longer the right color, remember that there are artisans like myself that can transform your dated piece into something more current that works with your style. Here is a perfect example. I recently refinished this desk and chair to match the client’s bedroom […]

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  • Updated to WordPress

    Posted on July 9, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    Well, I finally decided it was time to move along with technology and get my website updated so that it can be seen on mobile devices.  After all, isn’t that the wave of the future?   It’s still a work in progress, insomuch as now it’s my task to continually update all my photo galleries with […]

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    Tile backsplash mural

    Posted on March 21, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    Like most everyone else on Long Island, my clients LOVE going to the beach with their kids.  Their house is on the water, and they love looking out their kitchen window.  To bring some of that outdoors inside, I was commissioned to paint one of their favorite photos onto their tumbled marble backsplash.  Although the photo was […]

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    Large Flower Bedroom Painting

    Posted on February 21, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    Well, this was a refreshing project — a client who LOVES big, bright and bold! Her white walls were unappealing in her bedroom. She wanted something that would make her happy every time she entered her room. She asked me to surprise her, so I just told her my idea. She told me to go […]

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    AFTER pictures of NYC exterior mural

    Posted on November 15, 2011 by in faux bricks, NYC exterior mural

    Well, I finally remembered to post some pictures of the exterior mural I did over the summer in Manhattan. We recently went to the city to see the 9/11 Memorial, and when I looked up, I was amazed to see this very terrace where I worked, 34 floors above ground. It was only then that […]

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    Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

    Posted on October 18, 2011 by in Chalk paint, furniture painting

    This is the BEFORE. My client had an old hutch cabinet, and wanted to give it a weathered look. What normally would have taken several days with other lines of paint, I was able to accomplish in an afternoon. With Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, there is NO NEED TO PRIME!!! That’s right, you can paint […]

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  • I’m back!

    Posted on October 16, 2011 by in hurricane irene, Long Island

    I promised myself that I wouldn’t start blogging until I could commit to it on a regular basis. Well, we all know how life just gets in the way sometimes. Since my last post, here on Long Island we’ve survived Hurricane Irene and an earthquake in the same week! There was a lot of devastation […]

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