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The Smoky Pearl Furniture Painting Technique

The Smoky Pearl Furniture Painting Technique

The “Smoky Pearl” is a unique, gorgeous painting technique that is sure to impress & will keep you on your toes as you paint! The key to the finish is the Maison Blanche Black Lime Wax, it creates a translucent layer of color that settles into character & that WILL alter the paint color (especially over a light tone… don’t fall in love with your existing color yet!)


Color Feature: Coastal Blue

Kelly Jenkins

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Color Feature: Coastal Blue
Coastal Blue is one of our all time favorite colors! Super versatile, check out these projects to see why we love it so much!

How to Eliminate Brushstrokes for a Flawless Finish!

How to Eliminate Brushstrokes for a Flawless Finish!
Brush strokes can be one of the greatest challenges one faces when painting anything, especially furniture. Depending on the finish you're looking to achieve they can be beautiful & useful....or a giant headache. Here are some tips & tricks to eliminating brushstrokes!

Our Story

Kelly Jenkins

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Our Story

Captiva Home Decor is owned by Kelly & Daniel Jenkins, a husband and wife team based in the tiny farming town of Berlin, Massachusetts. We specialize in furniture painting, custom finishing, signs and home decor with shopping locations in Sudbury & by appointment in our Berlin workshop. We love wood, modern farmhouse style, solid furniture with lots of details and Dan has a soft spot for Mid Century Modern.    The foundation for our business was laid far before we actually met on a fateful blind date seven years ago.   Kelly attended a vocational high school where she specialized...


Curious about Custom Furniture Painting? Start Here!

Curious about Custom Furniture Painting? Start Here!

Do you have a well-loved piece of furniture that needs an update?   Recently remodeled and your existing furniture isn’t quite right?   Picked up a gem that needs a makeover?       Captiva Home Decor is a small, family business offering professional custom furniture painting based in Berlin, Massachusetts. We use the highest quality products & finishes for incredible results. Dan & Kelly will work with you to choose the perfect finish for your furniture and style. Pricing depends on project and finishing desired. Here’s the process:   1. Send us some photos of the piece, measurements &...