Posts Tagged ‘Interiors of Stillwater’


This past week we were able to squeeze in a project over at a new Hip and Cozy Lounge downtown Minneapolis.  Its called Elixir and its located to the left of the Fineline Music Cafe.

I’m calling this Part 1 because I’m going to show you my dark and dusty photos from behind the scenes.  A sort of sneak preview to the venue before its all clean and fabulous.

The Grand Opening will be on May 15th, so we will hope to see you there to celebrate another great establishment by Jado Hark and his team.  I hear the menu is filled with scrumptious goodies and have a feeling I’ll soon be becoming a regular at the new place to eat downtown.

dsc03078Just getting started…

dsc03081Deco Palette Faux Effects

dsc03090Working on one of our signature finishes, “Blue Coral”

dsc03106Finishing up on a Deco Palette/Silkstone Custom finish made unique for Elixir

me-and-terworking on ‘Blue Coral’ Soffit

jadoHandsome Jado in front of Faux Marble beginning stages.

Stay tuned for more pictures…or just go see the real deal on the 15th like everybody else!!!

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Many of you know this already …

bronze_patina(photo from http://www.oldworldfaux.com/images/gallery/1/bronze_patina.jpg)

I’m excited to announce that I have joined forces with a two other women in businesses like mine.  Peg of Interiors of Stillwater, Terri of Addy’s Room and my company LULU Painting are coming together to expand our services and markets.  We can tackle larger jobs, get the work done more quickly and we are giving finishing demonstrations to local groups and organizations.  We are calling ourselves Patina Designs.

We will each hold onto our existing businesses, business names, phone numbers, web sites, etc.

On Monday, Patina Designs will be featured on Twin Cities Live, channel 5 @ 3:00.  We are promoting an upcoming conference we are demonstrating at for MAFCS (Minnesota Association of Family and Consumer Sciences) ((a bunch of homec-ers, around 100 sassy women)) on April 2nd.  I will not be the one in front of the camera (phew), we chose Terri to do that, but Peg and I will be there to cheer her on!

th_6_copper_patina(Copper Patina finish from http://www.paintinganddecoratingconcourse.com/th_6_copper_patina.jpg)

Be on the watch for our upcoming website: patinadesigns.com and keep tabs on our crew here on my blog!  We have a lot of exciting things going on this year that I just can’t wait to share with all of you!

So much Painty love,


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