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The Next Step

By just clicking for more information you have set yourself apart from everyone else. Many will say they want to become a master furniture artist or a successful marketer but few will take the steps toward that goal.

The road to success, whether it be learning new techniques, experimenting with new products, methods or even creating a new vision for your business, requires courage and determination.

Do you have dreams? Are you a go-getter? Is it your desire to know more, experience more, BE MORE?

If so, then buckle your seat belt, because you are in the right place. Welcome to the top 20%!


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Furniture Flipping Blueprint


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Furniture Flipping Blueprint


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I'm here to help you grow as a furniture artist...

Hi. I'm Val Frania.

As we raised our family of 15 kids, frugality and the do-it-yourself lifestyle became second nature. DH (dear hubby) and I focused on being self-sufficient and creative as we raised our family and determined to have a lifestyle of service to others. Today we share our experience and knowledge of furniture redesign...and life in general, online through blogs, social media and the our furniture flipping memberships, Furniture Flipping Blueprint - PRO and Furniture Flipping Blueprint - Redesign. 

We should always be learning, reaching, challenging ourselves. I would like to help you with that.


Do you dream of being a PRO furniture artist?

What have you learned today? This week? This year? Whether you're wanting to move from hobbyist to entrepreneur or you've been at this for a while, the Blueprint is your key to becoming a PRO furniture artist, appreciated and recognized.


24/7 guidance at your fingertips.

Online. All in one place.

Have you been frustrated trying to learn all the steps to creating beautiful furniture?

  • Spending hours watching insanely long video tutorials and frustrated sifting through all the online info?
  • Struggling to learn new techniques and feeling intimidated when asking for help?
  • Purchasing products and tools you are unsure how to use?
  • Struggling with marketing, not knowing what to do?


I was too, so I created the Blueprint just for you!

  • Short and to the point videos and written tutorials with tested and accurate information at your fingertips
  • Recommended products listed, linked and pictured for each stage of the process
  • Gain confidence and tap into your inner artist and learn the ins and outs of marketing online

How is Furniture Flipping Blueprint and our Insider's Group different?

  • We have an amazing safe community unlike others - no drama!
  • No longer do you need to try to figure it all out alone - everything is at your fingertips, online, 24/7/365.

Introducing Furniture Flipping Blueprint


Furniture Flipping Blueprint


Gain confidence in your redesign skills because you will have learned all the popular and trendy techniques. You will STAND OUT online!

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Your boldness of design and creativity will blossom as your knowledge of products, tools and the methods to use each one will become second nature to you.

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Online Presence

You will SHOW UP consistently for your audience since you will have a clearer understanding of your customers, the market and what you have to offer.

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Solid Foundation

You will have a more solid redesign and business foundation with no more worrying over what to do and when to do it in order to get your brand recognized.

It's time to make real progress.


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By just being here, you've shown me that you want to be in the top 20%.

Everyone says they want to become great furniture artists, but only about 20% follow through.

Let's get real... 

  • How many potential buyers just scroll by because they are not impressed with the design of your piece?
  • How much money are you losing because you are not trying new products, tools, methods and techniques?
  • How much is it costing you by not finding the right pieces to transform?
  • How is it hurting your brand because you lack confidence in your redesign skills? 

You need The Blueprint.

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Take These Three Steps to Fast-Track Your Business!


Join Furniture Flipping Blueprint

This will be your online 24/7/365 manual that will give you all the information you need to grow into the furniture artist you've dreamed of becoming. Finally!
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Set Aside Time Daily to Visit Modules

We all know that consistency is the key to success. Not only will you learn how the art of furniture redesign, but your creativity will grow and you'll be inspired.
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Commit to Doing What it Takes!

To become a better artist, you need to commit to doing what it takes by trying new things, experimenting and painting outside the box. FFB helps you be brave!




When you join the FFB - REDESIGN membership you will find 11+ modules, labeled and easy to navigate with the different steps you need to take from finding your piece to taking it to market.

Each is listed below in order with a detailed description.



MODULE 1 - Most Recommended Products

Stop wasting money - tap into the experience of seasoned flippers and explore our preferred strippers, primers, odor blockers, thinners & cleaners, bonding agents, tools, fillers and more. Photos, links, tips and explanations are all included.


MODULE 2 - Prepping Your Piece to Last

Are those "nonpreppers" right? Do we need to prep our pieces? Have you wondered how to go about cleaning, sanding, stripping, repairing and priming? Dispel all the myths and confusing advice with step-by-step instructions. Learn proper prep and have confidence in the quality and longevity of your product.


MODULE 3 - Repairing Your Piece

Does the thought of repairs stress you out?  The quality of your repairs can make the difference between your piece looking like an amateurish piece or truly professional. I got you covered with product suggestions, how-tos, tips and examples.


MODULE 4 - Got Tools?

Have you ever been frustrated over a project taking longer than it should because you didn't have the right tool? Having the right tool can make the difference between your project taking 5 minutes or hours...and hours. No one wants to spend a boat load of cash thinking they MIGHT want a certain tool - or perhaps you may not even know what's out there.


MODULE 5 - Paint, Stain, Topcoats - Oh My!

Alkyd, latex, chalk, milk paint, mineral paint, so many choices! Oil or water base? Glaze or Stain? How about dyes, top coats, waxes? So many choices can be daunting. Get the inside scoop and save time and money!


MODULE 6 - It's Time to Paint!

Should you use a sprayer, roller or brush? How DO you use a sprayer and when and why? Explore how-to videos on spraying, avoiding brush strokes, tips on using specific paint types, etc. Want to avoid mistakes and gain insider tips? This is THAT module.


MODULE 7 - Stain Your Piece

Learn about the different types of stain, how to prepare your surface for a better outcome with tips along with videos on different ways to stain. You will find specific tips, tutorials and video on how to use Java Gel.


MODULE 8 - Is Top Coating as Scary as it Seems?

The most talked about and questioned step - top coating! This module clears up the confusion. Though preference comes by use, it helps to know the ins and outs of each product and its application. Spraying is also addressed and demonstrated. Your confidence will soar!


MODULE 9 - Don't Be Distressed Over Distressing!

Try several types of distressing, aging or antiquing outlined here to become proficient at creating the different types of looks. Or, find your fave and stick with just one. Most stop at simple sandpaper distressing and don't continue to perfect the other different techniques.


MODULE 10 - Techniques

Do you look at all the great pieces posted online and think, "OH I WISH I COULD DO THAT!" Well you can now - Creating Texture, Dry Brushing, Stenciling, Glazing, and much more, delivered one at a time for 12+ weeks!


MODULE 11 - Specialty Tools, Resources & Products

You might not even know about half of these, but once you use them - voilá! The job just became so much easier! Let's talk about glues, fasteners & clamps, tools for design, specialty brushes, stencil & trims options, online hardware stores, etc.

>> Plus Four Marketing Modules <<

For GOLD & SILVER Members

De-stressing the Pricing Process

The psychology of pricing, dealing with customers, knowing your market, confidence in your pricing +

Staging Your Finished Piece

Lighting, backdrops & flooring, sheen or shine, props & accessories, detail shots, the MONEY SHOT +

The Advertising Process Explained

Professional staging/photos, listing descriptions, advertising, logos/watermarks, pricing +

The Organized Professional

Care tags, price tags, invoices, disclaimers, invoices, storage agreements, custom work contracts +

The Blueprint is a 24/7/365, A to Z Online Manual

With Over 150 Technique & Tips Videos!



Step-by-step tutorials on how to clean, prep, and prepare your furniture

Step-by-step tutorials on how to paint, stain and topcoat

Quick fixes, problem solvers, repair tips & recipes

Special painting and finishing techniques tutorials & tips



Product highlights, insiders tips on usage and recommendations

Lists of resources used by our niche including Amazon product links

Discount codes for popular companies in our niche


                                                                    And more...


Delivery: Modules 1-9 & 11 are available from day one and the techniques Module #10 holds the technique tutorials, delivering one technique tutorial every week for 13+ weeks.

But wait...there's more!


Furniture Flipping Blueprint PRO

* BONUS for ALL GOLD & SILVER Members *

Small Intimate Closed FB Group

Become friends with like-minded furniture artists who will help you move forward - find your tribe!

Unlimited Project Sharing

Share projects, tips, techniques, marketing, troubleshooting, etc. with fellow members.

Marketing & Design Challenges

Take part in monthly challenges to help you progress quickly in the area of design & marketing.


* BONUS for ALL GOLD & SILVER Members *

De-stressing the Pricing Process

The psychology of pricing, dealing with customers, knowing your market, confidence in your pricing +

Staging Your Finished Piece

Lighting, backdrops & flooring, sheen or shine, props & accessories, detail shots, the MONEY SHOT +

The Advertising Process Explained

Professional staging/photos, listing descriptions, advertising, logos/watermarks, pricing +

The Organized Professional

Care tags, price tags, invoices, disclaimers, invoices, storage agreements, custom work contracts +


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Lidia Martins @ Vintique Paint Addict

"Val, I appreciate the hard work that you and your family do for me in this group. Your modules are a personal library that give me peace of mind, knowing when I need something, it's all in one spot. and your videos are short and very clear to follow. I can tell you put your heart into us and I personally have grown so much because of you. What other group spends their valuable time and money to sending us little gifts? You're the cat's meow. I appreciate you and all you do for us."


Robin Raible @ Dusty to Divine

"The Blueprint is for people of all levels, especially people starting out because it puts all of the information for you in one place. There is no wondering "What group did I see that in?" or, "Did I save that post?" Val keeps great information all in one place. My skill, business and most of all confidence have grown leaps and bounds since I joined."    

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RoseMarie Brown @ Furniture Revival

"I had a vision that quickly lost its luster with a group I was in prior to meeting Val. The moment I joined this group I was quickly catapulted back on track with my vision for my business with the perfect leader guiding us to where we need to be...I have definitely received more from this group than I have paid."


Paula Bausworth @ Finds and Redesigns by PaulaB

"The Blueprint has changed my way of thinking. I new enjoy getting into my zone and attempting to be creative. But more importantly, the wealth of information you have right at your fingertips 24/7. You won't regret!"

Sandy Young

Sandy K. Young

"I can't imagine where I'd be if it wasn't for this wonderful, kind, brilliant, artistic lady. Awesomeness!!!!"

General Questions

FURNITURE FLIPPING BLUEPRINT is an online membership site, sort of like a course, but it's more like a manual you can access 24/7 with "modules" full of information, both written and video. It is accessed by members from the welcome page where there are links to each set of modules listed by subject. It's along the lines of HULU, but not for entertainment, for learning. You sign on after you enroll and have access for a year when you subscribe (GOLD plan). The Special Invite Gold plan is a one time payment up front that gives you 12 months of all Blueprint modules at a reduced price plus bonuses, discounts, tribe, mentorship, and more. Then at the end of the year, your credit card is automatically billed the same amount even if it goes up in price. You don't have to think about it again and it's there when you need it! Once you enroll you are locked into that price and it will never increase for you as long as you remain a member. The special invite plan is a great deal and only available for a few days!

BLUEPRINT BASIC is for those who only want to learn redesign - no mentorship, no tribe, no bonuses, just redesign. It's your way of getting your foot in the door to learn furniture art and minimize your financial commitment. This is an annual plan, 12 months to study redesign and become a PRO. This too is a one time payment up front that gives you 12 months of the Blueprint redesign modules and then at the end of the year, your credit card is automatically billed the same amount even if it goes up in price. You don't have to think about it again and it's there when you need it! Once you enroll you are locked into that price and it will never increase for you as long as you remain a member. 

When you enroll into Furniture Flipping Blueprint GOLD or SILVER, you are given FFB PRO as a free bonus, our private Facebook group. It's where we all chat as friends about our projects, ask questions, compare notes, show off our projects. I post challenges and we even occasionally have prizes. We all work together to help advance you toward your flipping goals. This bonus is not available to those choosing the Blueprint BASIC plan.

If you are in this business to flip pieces, you really can't afford NOT to join! If you want to save time and money, then hop on FFB and get the insider information at your fingertips on FFB 24/7 and then take advantage of our FB group, PRO for support. It's the best way to SAVE money and time. No more guessing how to do things, what is the best product, or even IF you can do this. FFB is the fast track to success. No more frustration or spending hours online when you can be putting out great pieces now. The money you save with the insiders information will pay for FFB over and over.

I suppose that depends! If you want to learn quickly and easily, join FFB. If you want to take your time and soak it all in, learning and growing at your own pace, join FFB. If you want to build your confidence as you learn how to turn out great artistic pieces of furniture, join FFB. If you want to learn how to prep right so your piece lasts...if you want to know the trendy styles and expert techniques, join FFB. If you'd like to be surrounded by friends who love the same things you do, then join! DON'T join if you want to just slap on the paint and sell your pieces cheaply and don't care how they last or what your reputation is. We are in it to win it and we want to help you win too.

FFB PRO and really, FFB itself is a go at your own pace, use it in your own way sort of program. Sure, we want to get to know you, offer our support and wisdom, but there are no requirements. You will get out of it what you put into it. Use it how you see fit and enjoy the ride! We are here to help you in any way you need. FFB is chock full of information that will help you progress as an artist and become a name in your niche - a name that is well spoken of and known for quality pieces. The sky is the limit when you apply yourself and dig into the information to improve your skills. Jump in and realize your dreams!

I set up monthly challenges on our Facebook FFB PRO for GOLD & SOLVER members for two reasons. 1. It's fun to compete for points and earn badges of honor in the group (and sometimes prizes!) and 2. challenging ourselves makes us better artisans. The challenges are a way to progress toward PRO status together, with support and other members cheering us on. We are developing a community of support that can't be found in the larger groups.

Experience Is Your Best Teacher

Let me lend you MY experience on your furniture flipping journey to save you time, money and frustration. I have 1000+ hours of classroom, online research, experimentation and hands on workshop experience to share, and I am currently sharing my know-how around the globe in over 100 countries:

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Lucretia Waldbuesser

Furniture Artisan at K/C ReCreations

"I had the pleasure of meeting Val at the General Finishes Furniture Expo in September 2017. I was surprised at how easy it was to spend time with her, as though I had known her years not days. I am impressed with her desire to learn new techniques increasing her knowledge and her willingness to share that knowledge with others. Her Furniture Flipping Blueprint is a testimony of her desire to share. I had the pleasure of being one of the reviewers of her site. It (FFB) is an excellent site full of information from buying the piece, prepping it, techniques for finishing, staging and marketing and resources related to supplies and where to purchase supplies. There are many informative videos to support the techniques she is teaching. It's a wonderful site that will benefit new furniture flippers and experienced flippers." 


Derrick Lawless

DLawless Hardware

"There are very few furniture artists and custom furniture painters that can keep up with Val on the talent side of things and I doubt anyone can keep up with her on the enthusiasm and energy she brings to her work. I've seen many of her projects and met her recently at a painting expo. She's a wonderful person and top tier talent!"

Have You Wondered Where You Fall on the Path to Success?

Below you will find the Success Path that I give to my Blueprint Members when they join. It will give you a glimpse into what we do and talk about on our FB PRO group. Join the Blueprint and it will help you fast-track your journey to being a furniture flipping PRO!

Success Path

Let's Flip Together!

Join our furniture flipping community and let's go and make our mark on the world.

Are you ready to get started?

We are waiting for you!

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