Uploaded on Nov 20, 2010
Alison Gilbert, decorative painter, was a guest on Lifetime TV’s Our Home Show. She demonstrated her unique, low-tech and green 5-Step Decorative Painting System. Also shown were samples of her finished work. To learn more about the Decorative Painting of Alison Gilbert and her 5-Step System go to:

Here is the five step system demonstrated on this video.
1. Prep
2. Prime
3. Paint
4. Prettify
5. Protect

These five words essentially sum up the ‘5-Step’ or ‘5-Ps’ system of decorative painting that I developed. Old, worn but well constructed quality wood furniture and furnishings could easily be transformed. They were things that many clients considered discarding that I transformed into treasured possessions that became one-of-a-kind treasured, family heirlooms.