Modern Masters Hot List: Finishes in Review 2017

Modern Masters Hot List: Finishes in Review 2017

2017 has been a banner year with decorative finish projects from both professionals and DIYers alike! It started in January when designer Young Huh wrote Why You Should Reconsider Faux Finishes in Architectural Digest to more recently faux finishes being ‘In’ by Country Living. We’ve seen decorative plaster finishes featured more in online articles and on magazine covers, too. Modern Masters products have been used for many beautiful decorative paint projects this year and we’d like to share some of the hottest social shares with you.

FRONT DOOR PAINT

Front Door Makeover with Modern Masters Front Door Paint | Ultimate Fade Resistance | Color: Playful | Project by Ashley Harris Home

Ashley Harris Home painted a stunning front door makeover with our Front Door Paint in the color Playful purple. It’s an unexpected and yet oh-so-welcoming color. The bonus is the ultimate fade resistance our Front Door Paint offers. It’ll look fantastic for years!

Turquoise Aqua Front Door Entrance with Modern Masters Front Door Paint | Color: Tranquil blue | 2017 Hottest Finishes

Bright colors such as Happy yellow and Tranquil blue (pictured) were popular this year for front doors – and we love it! They make for a fun and inviting entrance for homeowners and guests alike.

METALLIC PLASTER + VENETIAN PLASTER

Modern Masters Metallic Plaster in color Tungsten over pewter foil followed by a Modern Masters Black Pearl glaze | Master Bedroom Wall Finishes | Beautiful project by decorative artist Tracy Wade Design

Decorative artist Tracy Wade Design used our Metallic Plaster in the color Tungsten over pewter foil, followed by a Black Pearl Metallic Paint glaze, for this truly unique master bedroom wall finish. Many of our fans and followers were completely taken with the contemporary finish!

Dining Room decorative plaster wall finish by Linda Gale Boyles of Southern Inspirations | Product: Custom tinted Modern Masters Venetian Plaster hues troweled over bronze foil that was already applied to the wall. It was then glazed with a dark brown. | Designer: Amy Wagner

A dining room decorative plaster wall finish by Linda Gale Boyles of Southern Inspirations was a hit with many of you! She used three custom tinted Venetian Plaster hues troweled over a bronze foil that was already applied to the wall. It was then glazed with a dark brown. Linda worked with Interior Designer Amy Wagner for this project.

METALLIC PAINT COLLECTION

The Modern Masters Metallic Paint Collection was painted on the dome ceiling and also used for the stenciled ceiling surround! The decorative painting is by VKMSL and the gorgeous interior design and photography is by Toni Crockett.

Interior Designer Toni Crockett designed a chic and sophisticated ceiling for her client, which was painted and stenciled by VKMSL using our Metallic Paint Collection. So important to never forget the fifth wall – the ceiling!

 Stunning Metallic Paint and and Leaf Finish by Leslie Albritton of LA Custom Art | 2017 Hot Finishes

Everyone loved this finish when shared on Instagram! It was created with the help of multiple Metallic Paint Collection colors, such as Silver, Pearl White, and Pale Gold, by decorative artist Leslie Albritton of LA Custom Art.

METAL EFFECTS

Stunning sideboard patinated with Modern Masters Metal Effects by Marcotte's Design in Largo, Florida

Metal Effects was very popular this year for multiple surfaces like walls, ceilings, decor accents, and of course, furniture. This was one of the most popular project shares and it featured the Green Patina finish by Marcotte’s Design in Largo, FL.

Incredible Metal Effects Patina Wall by Heather Jozak Studios | Interior Design by Robert Jenny Design | Modern Masters Hot Finishes 2017

Decorative artist Heather Jozak was featured in our Modern Mastery series and shared this stunning Metal Effects wall finish using all three patinas. Many fans and followers continue to be charmed by the project collaboration with interior designer Robert Jenny.

Were some of your faves this year included? Did you discover new ones? We hope you’ve been inspired by the truly creative artists who have shared their projects with us. We are also honored to see the endlessly inventive ways both professionals and homeowners alike use our Modern Masters products and can’t wait to see what you have in store for 2018!

Beautiful Furniture Projects with Metallic Paint

The secret to a glamorous painted furniture piece is Metallic Paint. Whether using the understated beauty of Oyster or Pearl White Metallic Paints or the stunning beauty of Sapphire Metallic Paint, each color in our Metallic Paint Collection adds a jewel-like quality to the finished result. Read on to see a few creative projects we’ve spied – and don’t forget to pin these inspired furniture pieces!

Beautiful sideboard painted with the help of Modern Masters Metallic Paint in Oyster and Pearl White | Gorgeous project by Do Dodson Designs | Metallic Paint on Furniture Feature

Talented furniture painter Do Dodson Designs used our Oyster and Pearl White to create a shimmery yet elegant finish for a client’s sideboard. Beautiful styling, too.

Blues and Sapphire Metallic Paints on a stunning buffet by Pat Rios of The Wood Spa | Modern Masters Metallic Paint Collection

Pat Rios of The Wood Spa is a fan of our Metallic Paint Collection and used several colors, including Sapphire, Pewter, and Black Pearl, to enhance the design details of a Jacobean buffet. She also used the Silver Metallic Paint to update the hardware. What a stunning piece.

Beautiful metallic desk by Reclaim and Relove for the Jade Wedding Events studio | Modern Masters Metallic Paint Collection | Metallic Paint on Furniture feature

This beautiful metallic desk was painted by Reclaim and Relove for the Jade Wedding Events studio in Boise, Idaho. We love the seamless look our Metallic Paints provide!

4 - Geometric Metallic Pattern on Furniture

Design & DIY ninja Leigh Ann Allaire of Canada’s Cityline TV shares this stunning piece that was inspired by fashion! The projects for the Homeshow Toronto “Upcycle Challenge” had to be fashion inspired and she was excited to flex some haute couture DIY muscle. She selected a metallic geometric catwalk look and totally transformed a sticker covered dresser into a chic, stylish beauty with the help of our Metallic Paints.

Add a touch of gold to any painted furniture piece with Modern Masters Metallic Paint! This beautiful project is by Rehab to Fab.

Stephanie Coon loves rehabbing furniture pieces and her studio’s name, Rehab to Fab, reflects that. Here she used our Pale Gold Metallic Paint to add beautiful distressed details to an ornate jewelry armoire. If you’d like to see more pics, head over to her Facebook page.

Feature on Painted Metallic Furniture pieces | This beauty is by Pamela Field and features the Gold Rush Metallic Paint by Modern Masters drybrushed over the ornate details of the sideboard

A navy blue buffet sideboard has the embossed scroll pattern highlighted by our Gold Rush Metallic Paint. Lovely! The painted furntiure project is by creative customer Pamela Field.

Beautiful painted buffet with Champagne Metallic Paint by Modern Masters. The gorgeous project is by Gray Gardens Design.

This beauty was painted with our Champagne Metallic Paint and exudes a charming sophistication. The project is by the talented Gray Gardens Designs.

A beautiful black and Copper Metallic Paint combination by Reinvintaged by Jo | Modern Masters Metallic Paint Collection | Feature on Metallic Painted Furniture

Reinvintaged by Jo uses our Metallic Paints quite a bit in all her projects and we love seeing them! This coffee table has our Copper Metallic Paint painted on the hammered metal insets. So lovely and striking against the black!

Softly distressed dresser with various custom shades of Modern Masters Metallic Paint | Beautiful project by Revive in Style | Feature on beautiful painted furniture pieces with Metallic Paints

This softly distressed dresser is by Alicia of Revive in Style. Alicia used several custom colored metallic shades to add lush, shimmery details along the tops and bottom of the piece as well as drybrushing over the ornate details.

It’s easy to incorporate these sophisticated details with both our Metallic Paint Collection and Matte Metallics. Whether you prefer golds, coppers, silvers, or other hues, the metallic shimmer will give a polished look to all your projects. Each Metallic Paint color can be used as an overall coat, an accent color, and also be used to highlight ornamental details and hardware. We look forward to seeing how YOU use our Metallic Paints!