Did You Know?

Karen came highly recommended and we contracted her to paint and antique a pine dining hutch. Karen made the process enjoyable and entertaining, as we watched her adeptly create what is now the showcase of our home. I have had friends and interior designers stop by and admire the piece time and again. We are now considering updating our kitchen and plan to contact Karen to help us reinvent our kitchen cabinets.

Meri Steiner Hartman

Walls Faux You

Woodinville, WA 98072
phone: 206-920-5823
email: Contact Us

Recent Projects

Karen Di’Angelo is recognized by developers, remodeling companies, interior designers and hundreds of residents in the greater Seattle and Eastside areas as an accomplished and professional Architectural Technician and Faux Finish Artist.

Walls “Faux” You also provides color consulting and interior traditional painting for rooms and millwork.

Sheffield Building

One of Karen Di’Angelo’s favorite projects was a restoration of an original Faux Finish at the Sheffield Bldg. in Seattle. Walls “Faux” You restored and recreated an original 1928 Faux Finish done by long forgotten artists.

This project involved restoring the walls and ceiling of a large foyer, restoring damaged murals on the stairwell landings, faux bois (wood graining) all interior doors to their original faux-wood beauty and marbling forty phone niches in each of the renovated condominiums. It was thrilling to restore this beautiful, historic artwork and to imagine the artists who did the original work.

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E.E. Robbins Jewelry Store

The E.E. Robbins jewelry store in Tukwila was the setting for this project. An 8,000 sq. ft. ceiling was enhanced with a Faux Metal Glaze application. Karen brought in another artist and an assistant to complete this enormous job in 8 days. Each square of the ceiling was constructed of pyramided slats that were all evenly glazed to simulate a metal look.

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Capitol Hill

The outside entry and flowerboxes of this old brick building in Seattle was enhanced by Karen Di’Angelo’s bronze and old gold embellishments. The flowerboxes were reached by using a “cherrypicker” lift.

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Summerwalk

Summerwalk, a development in Issaquah, Wa. was remodeled in 2007. Karen was brought in to do a fantasy wood grain technique to 15 columns in the lobby area and the Meeting Facility room.

Each column was painted with a basecoat and hand wood grained with a special technique developed by Karen. These columns helped to create a beautiful new recreation center and gave it a distinguished artful appearance. Many families now enjoy this facility with its new look.

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