with Ann Marie Auricchio
Online Class

Drab To Fab Furniture Upcycling

Home & Patio
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Overview

From items forgotten in basements to cast-offs picked up at the thrift store, professional decorative artist Ann Marie Auricchio shows you furniture upcycling tips to transform ordinary objects. You'll learn faux finishing, distressing and cracking, how to use silver leaf, and sophisticated stencil and tape techniques. Ann Marie will also teach you how to identify styles and eras of furniture design, as well as the secrets to distinguishing which items are worthy of upcycling and which are better left untouched. Master the art of "upcycling" all types of household items quickly, easily and inexpensively!

Details

  • beginner
  • 14 episodes
  • 7h55m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction
10m

1. Introduction

Meet Ann Marie Auricchio, whose 20-year career as a scenic artist and decorative painter has taken her from Broadway to Hollywood - but she loves nothing more than taking a beat-up old object and making it beautiful.

2. Find Your Inspiration
25m

2. Find Your Inspiration

What catches your eye? What shapes, colors and styles do you want to surround yourself with? This essential lesson shows you how to explore the world of design and create a look that's uniquely yours.

3. Choosing Tools and Materials
19m

3. Choosing Tools and Materials

Ann Marie goes over the tools and supplies she uses, chosen over years of work on movie sets, theatrical stages and decorative projects in million-dollar homes. Her professional toolbox includes plenty of items recycled from the kitchen or hardware store.

1. Introduction

1. Introduction

2. Find Your Inspiration

2. Find Your Inspiration

3. Choosing Tools and Materials

3. Choosing Tools and Materials

4. Cleaning and Prepping

4. Cleaning and Prepping

5. Milk Paint: Distressed Terra Cotta Pot

5. Milk Paint: Distressed Terra Cotta Pot

6. Milk Paint: Stencilled Terra Cotta Pot

6. Milk Paint: Stencilled Terra Cotta Pot

7. Milk Paint: Regency Coffee Table

7. Milk Paint: Regency Coffee Table

8. Wax Finish: Regency Coffee Table

8. Wax Finish: Regency Coffee Table

9. Gilding: Picture Frames

9. Gilding: Picture Frames

10. Art Deco End Table: Primer, Base and Silver Leaf

10. Art Deco End Table: Primer, Base and Silver Leaf

11. Art Deco End Table: Crackle Finishes

11. Art Deco End Table: Crackle Finishes

12. Distressing, Stencilling and Glazing the Radio Cabinet

12. Distressing, Stencilling and Glazing the Radio Cabinet

13. Transforming a Metal Patio Chair

13. Transforming a Metal Patio Chair

14. Wrapping Up: From Drab to Fab

14. Wrapping Up: From Drab to Fab