Archive for April, 2011

Decorative Cornices in the works – Part 2!

Posted on April 29th, 2011 by maineislandtreasures

Back from vacation and back to work!  Here’s this week’s progress:  The nail holes have been filled and the interior dowels installed, followed by sanding, priming, sanding the primer, and painting two coats of my favorite cottage white:  Riverside Clay by Sherwin Williams. This weekend, the real art begins!

Decorative Cornices in the works – part 1!

Posted on April 12th, 2011 by maineislandtreasures

My idea of creating decorative bed cornices is coming together nicely!  Yesterday, I designed two of these based on materials I purchased locally which include baltic birch panels and gorgeous maple rope molding.  Today, Tim Hill from Tim Hill Fine Woodworking in Gorham cut the material to my specs and expertly assembled them for me.  […]

Finding Beautiful Color on a Snowy April Day

Posted on April 1st, 2011 by maineislandtreasures

Mother Nature has really entertained us on this April Fools Day.  Instead of attending my Master Gardening training, I’m shoveling!  Well, here’s one wonderful way to have your spirits lifted in this gloomy “spring” weather:  Head over to the 9 Hands Gallery on Congress Street for their First Friday Art Walk this evening.  You’ll find […]