Linda Martin Gives Furniture New Life - enjoy August 16 2013

As a little girl, Linda Martin delighted in painting the walls of her room. Like the rolling landscape of her family’s ranch in her hometown of Grenada, the colors would change with the unique touch of passing seasons. “My mother-in-law said I was born with a paintbrush in my hand. Not quite true,” says Martin. “I remember at the age of 15 watching as my hubby’s grandmother gave a flowerpot a coat of paint. I thought it was beautiful, and there my love for the brush and roller began.”

Brown Eyed Gal Designs grew out of Martin’s passion for painting. She now applies her gift with a transformative touch. The fifth generation Siskiyou County native takes pieces of furniture and tasks them for a new life. “I have been painting furniture and walls for years, amidst the gasps of family and friends,” Martin says. “I just think a coat of paint brings out the beauty in a piece of furniture.” Continue Reading >>