Hi! This is my first post, so let me introduce myself.
My name is Lia and I love all interior design. I’m not very good at it, but I love it! I have a wonderful husband, Russell, three terrific children, four fantastic grandchildren and a fixer upper house that drives me mad. I have been painting furniture for many years, but decided, with the push of my husband and children, to pursue a business with it. Along came ‘Redoux it Vintage, painted vintage and modern furniture, found treasures restyled with vintage charm!’ About a year in a half ago, I did one craft and antique show and was hooked!
I love getting a vision from a piece of furniture, choosing a paint color and watching it come to life. Of course, my visions don’t always come to life the way I want, but sometimes, that’s a good thing. Sometimes they come out looking so much better! Keep reading and you’ll see what I mean.
Like this bench. I bought it knowing it was an awesome shape and that it would be great painted white. Umm, no. When I went into my workshop to paint, I grabbed red instead of white. Don’t know why, just did. I painted it with Miss Mustard Seed’s milk paint and the chipping, oh wow, was fantastic! I didn’t have any fabric for it, after all, I was going to paint it white. I went to my favorite online fabric store, fabricguru.com and looked through hundreds of fabrics….until I found this one. Oh man, it hit me like a brick and I couldn’t hit ‘add to cart’ fast enough. It was perfect. So see, what you envision may not be what is going to happen, at least with me anyway. 🙂
I want this blog to be my way of getting my visions out there while also helping others who want to try painting and updating their décor. I will be making conversation, posting painted furniture and accessories, writing tutorials about any and all things to do with painting. I hope someone will benefit from and enjoy my experiences as a rookie entrepreneur.
I promise I won’t overstay my welcome and will only knock on your door once a week, well, maybe twice. So come on back, watch me muddle through this blog and see if we can turn your visions into eye candy for your home!!
I can’t wait to share my adventures with you!