2315 Willow Road, Milan, Michigan 48160, United States

(734) 693-2269


Currently I work in Ann Arbor, Michigan with The Art Conservation Lab of Michigan as a independent conservation technician.

About Us



Kids rooms, playrooms, any room that could use something unique and special.

This image is my daughters bedroom which I made to look like blocks to create a castle theme in her room.



Floors, countertops, cabinets, dressers any piece of furniture that needs a change.  This is my tub that I redid the outside with silver leaf and antiqued.

Faux Finishing


Faux marbel finish, woodgraining, gilding, antique, chaulk paint and many other finishes.  This is me a project for a client where we remnoved wallpaper and created this beutiful damask pattern on her walls.

Julie Cravens


About Me

Artist since I was a kid, I have been doing restoration work for the past 30 years.  Residential, commercial, painting, faux finishes, restoration, sculpture and pretty much anything in the art world.  I have put together events with art, music and dance.  I went to the Corcoran school of art in DC and I have a BFA. I from Maryland.  I currently live in Saline Michigan and I am married with 2 kids.  I have taught art to adults and to kids.  I have had my own business.  I have done work around Saline, Ann Arbor, Toledo.  I started my business in Maryland and worked with designers and architects all over the Maryland, DC and Virginia area.  I have done work in Florida and worked assisting an artist in California.  


What I do

Commercial and Residential work around Ann Arbor.  Furniture, restoration, marbleizing, gold and silver leafing, stenciling, antiquing, plaster and epoxy. I have worked with kids and special needs, teaching them art


Decorative Specialists Inc

I have been a production Manager for various decorative painting companies.  I have been a restoration artist for the past 30 years.  I have worked with Designers, Builders, Architects, Artists, Restorers, for all kinds of projects.  Have had my business since the 10/99.  I love being creative and have the ability to share my talents with clients.  

Information for ARTCONLAB

The Art Conservation Laboratory of Michigan, LLC

Celina C. Berenfeld, M.A.C. Owner and Art Conservator

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

(315) 399-2905





Before and After images of a project I did in a living room

Home and Garden

I have been published in Home and Garden several times. They have done articles about my jobs in and around Maryland, D.C. and Virginia.


Washington Post

Worked at Montgomery community college in Rockville Maryland.  Was a teacher to special needs in a unique program that offered a 2 year graduate degree.



Mural in Ypsilanti to help teens in special program C.O.P.E. The teens and I painted a replication of the street front outside the window.  

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Decorative Specialists Inc

email: juliecravens@mac.com

phone: 734-693-2269