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A simple windowsill revival

Windowsills? When’s the last time you actually looked at your windowsills? As you finish a room renovation by changing colors, furnishings or even its architecture, your windowsills might......
By Jaime Pirozzi | June 22, 2018 | Furniture, Home Decor, Studio Secrets

Don’t let new flooring derail your renovation budget

Last month we kicked off our big home renovation project. We started off with the basics. First came the list and next we set the budget. The two......
By Jaime Pirozzi | May 24, 2018 | Rooms, Studio Secrets

Simple rules for painting a room

There is no shame in keeping things simple if you get the same result. A DIY project’s difficulty doesn’t make it better, it just makes it harder. I......
By Jaime Pirozzi | May 4, 2018 | Rooms, Studio Secrets

Choosing the right floor… An eye-opening experience!

Isn’t this the easy part? You go to the local flooring store or shop online, see something you like that’s a great price and you buy it. What......
By Jaime Pirozzi | April 20, 2018 | Rooms, Studio Secrets

Renovation ramp up time…

It’s time to get busy with our long list of home renovations. It’s renovation ramp up time! We never complete a project without carefully documenting it with steps......
By Jaime Pirozzi | April 4, 2018 | Furniture, Home Decor, Rooms, Studio Secrets

Do your homework before DIY cabinet painting

A couple weeks ago we outlined our Spring project lineup. One of the biggest buckets of work is home renovations and DIY cabinet painting is for sure on......
By Jaime Pirozzi | March 28, 2018 | Rooms, Studio Secrets

Out of Office… The ‘Snowy Inspiration’ is calling

Hold the paint brushes… Hey everyone! Winter has finally arrived in Tahoe for our ‘Miracle March’, so we can’t resist going outside to enjoy it. It’s time to......
By Jaime Pirozzi | March 21, 2018 | Mother Nature Inspired, Studio Secrets

Sharpen your artistic skills…

Last week, we finalized our list of upcoming Spring projects to help get the season organized. We have an interesting mixture of product line development, an online sales......
By Jaime Pirozzi | March 14, 2018 | Studio Secrets

Spring projects are in the air…

It feels like Winter just started here in Lake Tahoe as we’ve had a late start this year. Our typical weather phenomenon of a ‘Miracle March‘ is in......
By Jaime Pirozzi | March 7, 2018 | Furniture, Home Decor, Studio Secrets

Take a Walk in your Backyard…

Have you ever walked into your backyard or out the front door and stared at the scenery? Could you be surprised by what you find? OF COURSE you......
By Jaime Pirozzi | February 28, 2018 | Mother Nature Inspired, Studio Secrets, The Backyard

Signs: Information or Inspiration?

Mission Inspiration (read Part 1 and Part 2 here) was a success and couldn’t have been more amazing! Our road trip across Idaho with Local Freshies® has come......

Pricing Strategy: How Much Do I Sell It For?

Pricing strategy is an important part of your business and will make or break you. You may have a special talent but if you can’t turn it into......
By Jaime Pirozzi | February 14, 2018 | Faux Finish Feature Art, Furniture, Home Decor, Studio Secrets

“Mission Inspiration” – Part 2.5: Let’s keep going…

Mission Inspiration Success… more road trip please! Our “Mission Inspiration” road trip has been a blast! It’s been so much fun that we extended it a few more......
By Jaime Pirozzi | February 7, 2018 | Mother Nature Inspired, Studio Secrets

“Mission Inspiration” – Part 2: Road Trip Packing Time!

We are about to set off on MISSION INSPIRATION! Last week we focused on road trip preparation so now it’s time to get packing. By taking the time......
By Jaime Pirozzi | January 31, 2018 | Mother Nature Inspired, Studio Secrets

“Mission Inspiration” – Part 1: Road Trip Preparation

MISSION INSPIRATION is a GO!!! Our focus at nluv Studio is spreading positivity, treasuring special moments & just trying to make the world a little better each day......
By Jaime Pirozzi | January 24, 2018 | Mother Nature Inspired, Studio Secrets

Get Organized – Top 5 Tips to Building a Catalog

We all have something we collect, whether for a hobby or work. Sometimes though, your collection may seem more like a disaster than an asset if things get......

2018 Planning: Kicking Things Off Strong!

2017 was a great year for nluv Finish and Design Studio as we began our journey. And now… 2018 is here & we are ready to kick things......
By Jaime Pirozzi | January 10, 2018 | Furniture, Home Decor, Studio Secrets, The Finish Gallery, Wrapit nluv

Top 5 List: Where do you get all those crafty ideas?

Some people are so creative & crafty. It’s as if ideas just pop into their head all day long! Others of us… we have to work to find......

Top 5 Tips: Art Project Cleanup

Studio time can’t be all fun and no project cleanup, unless of course you have an unlimited bank account & use supplies and tools once and buy new......

The How-To for Creative Cycle Success

We all have a creative side whether that translates to art, the corporate world or into our hobbies. Following recipes, instructions or templates make any process easier to......

7 Highly Effective Tips to Declutter your Space!

After the veil of winter is lifted, we all go into some form of ‘Spring Cleaning’ mode. A fresh start to a fresh season. But what about Fall?......
By Jaime Pirozzi | October 11, 2017 | Rooms, Studio Secrets

Brush Care: Love your brushes for a lifetime!

Over the last month we’ve had a blast building our Snowboard Feature Wall & are now ready for winter fun. When working on an extended project with lots......

Reclaim your weekend… Reclaimed wood that is!

Some people like shiny new things and others love antiques and rare finds. Reclaimed wood peaks the interest of the later and is a favorite of ours at......
By Jaime Pirozzi | August 2, 2017 | Furniture, Home Decor, Mother Nature Inspired, Studio Secrets

Custom Mixing: An Artist’s Cheat Sheet

Plasters, paints, color wheels, stone, sand, mica, glitter, stains… And the list goes on and on! There are so many products and color choices in the artistic and......
By Jaime Pirozzi | July 26, 2017 | Studio Secrets, The Finish Gallery

Hump Day Hoopla – The nluv Memos move to Wednesdays!

Happy Hump Day everyone! Don’t worry… our calendar isn’t broken. I know it’s Friday, so I should be saying TGIF but instead I’m talking about Wednesday. What is......

It’s Art Science time… another round of experiments

Two weeks ago, I shared an artistic experiment where I tried different paints & techniques with Faux Effects® Creme Activator™. I always have fun bending the rules and......
By Jaime Pirozzi | June 13, 2017 | Furniture, Home Decor, Studio Secrets, The Finish Gallery

A great day for an Artistic Experiment

When the sun’s shining and fresh air is blowing through the studio, for some reason this makes me want to experiment. Sitting on the shelf is a little......
By Jaime Pirozzi | June 6, 2017 | Furniture, Home Decor, Studio Secrets, The Finish Gallery

Now introducing… nluv Finish and Design Studio

  Hi! I’m Jaime and this is my faux finishing studio! It’s so exciting to finally bring life to a dream I’ve had for so long. And now,......
By Jaime Pirozzi | April 18, 2017 | Faux Finish Feature Art, Studio Secrets, Wrapit nluv

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