Wednesday, September 28, 2011

A Video Update on the Designer Showhouse in Centerport NY

As you know, we participated in a beautiful Designer Showhouse in Centerport NY. We did the art and wall finishes on the stairway and we also did the beautiful stried wall finish that's in the living room.

You will get some great ideas for your home in this Showhouse - so I hope that many of you will take a ride out to see it. The Showhouse is located right across the street from the Vanderbilt Museum in Centerport (on Little East Neck Rd). It will be open until October 16th.

Here's a video of the Showhouse that gives you a sneak peak of what you'll see!...

Whether you have a modest home or a mansion, we can help your home look like a Designer Show Home.  Call me today at 631 793-1315 for a Free Consultation!

Friday, September 2, 2011

The Designer Showhouse in Centerport NY

A Beautiful Designer Showhouse in Centerport NY

We just completed some beautiful finishes for the Normandy Mansion Designer Showhouse which will be at a gorgeous home across the street from the Vanderbilt Museum in Centerport NY

We did a beautiful light teal strie on the living room walls for designer Beth Foley of West Hempstead NY. Her living room is classic and traditional - but with a modern twist. The art she used for the room was very modern and colorful. Our background supports her colors and themes - because it's timeless and classic and doesn't overpower the room.

Close up of our wall finish - with some of the paintings installed

Beth hadn't finished the room yet, but this painting gives you a glimpse of the colors she used in her space while giving the room a modern touch

Not quite finished with the arrangement, but adding black to the room lends wonderful contrast

Our wall finish lends a soft backdrop to her room. If we had been bolder with the finish, the room would not have worked at all.  This room has such a peaceful quality to it - but the modern paintings give it that punch of color.

We also did the stairway going up to the second floor. Again, we did a subtle colorwashed finish that anyone could afford to have done in their home. It's simple - yet so beautiful. We added a little "Hello" as you enter the stairway...a beautiful scroll and some French wording from a famous poem "Le Printemps." It's understated - but very memorable. Faux finishing used to be loud and all about the tool that you used - but today's professional finishes and subtle and lovely and they add beauty without "being in your face."

Here you see the two finishes together.  The transition from strie to a soft seamless

I did the finishes with Marty Wisehahn of Classic Faux Studios.  I hope that some of you will come to the Showhouse.  It's worth the trip. 

Here are the dates, times and address of the Showhouse...

Normandy Manor at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum

180 Little Neck Road

Centerport, NY
Sat Sept 3rd-Sun Oct. 16th. Closed Mondays except Labor Day and Columbus Day.

Tues - Fri: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Sat - Sun: 11:30 am - 5:00 pm

If you would like to bring a little Showhouse in to your home, call me at 631 793-1315

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