I have some great news! Everyone gather round. Bring your blankets, some ice cream, and your cell phones, laptops, or whatever. Behold, I finally have some eye candy! Many of you may remember that I invented a wood stain 3 years ago. I liked my product so much, I went back to school to get an MBA and so that I could build a business around my product. Now, all this time later, from inception to client, this is my wood stain on maple. When Beckman Studio Design Build NYC shot me these photos, I nearly had a heart attack. After I caught my breath, I immediately thought of you all, my friends! I knew you would appreciate this, since I know you are all looking for that distressed gray... Right! I am living proof, ladies, you can do it!
We were approached by James from Beckman Studio Design Build NYC . He needed the perfect gray stain for maple, which is notoriously hard to do. He tested our stain and sent us this image:
That's pretty normal, a company will buy a small sample of product and make a mock up of the real thing. In this case, cabinets. And just like that, the project was ours and Weatherwood was used on this amaze-balls TribeCa loft.
Beckman Studio used hard maple 4' boards, joined together and reinforced. Then applied one coat of Weatherwood Stain and top-coated it with a water-based polyurethane. Obviously, they do amazing work! We are thrilled with the gorgeous results of this kitchen, you can see the rest of the loft on the Beckman site, here. You simply must see the fireplace at the other side of the loft and the marble master bathroom- it's stunning. I really have to give it to the photographer, Nick Belton, he captured the lighting and millwork color just perfectly!
This week Zack and I are in LA pitching Weatherwood to hardware and paint stores! We are staying at this amazing condo that is looking over the ocean. It is so exciting--and hard--and awesome! I try to keep people up-to-date on Weatherwood's Instagram or WW Facebook - so that I don't bog down my fromG2B feed with that stuff. So if you want updates, you know what to do.