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Forget the Matchy-Matchy Look

Posted by on Sep 24, 2015 | Comments Off on Forget the Matchy-Matchy Look

Forget the Matchy-Matchy Look

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Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ WORKSHOPS!

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015 | Comments Off on Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ WORKSHOPS!

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™  WORKSHOPS!

  NEXT CLASS Saturday February 27th 9:30-12:30 : Chalk Paint™ 101 Chalk Paint™ 101 Join us at our warehouse studio and learn how lovely it is to work with Chalk Paint™ by Annie Sloan.  See how versatile it is! We will show you how it can be used in a number of different ways to transform tired or dated furniture into fresh, beautiful pieces. This workshop will give you the experience and confidence to complete your own Chalk Paint projects. We cover several application techniques and you will create sample boards of each one to take home, along with an Annie Sloan paint colour chart, to help plan your future projects. You will also learn the proper technique...

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the BACKYARD FLEA!

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 | Comments Off on the BACKYARD FLEA!

the BACKYARD FLEA!

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Annie Sloan CHALK PAINT is HERE!

Posted by on May 2, 2014 | 0 comments

Annie Sloan CHALK PAINT is HERE!

. . So Exciting! Just in time for this weekend, our very first order of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ & supplies will be available in the shop. AND, It also happens to be Almonte’s most loved craft show HANDMADE HARVEST Two great reasons to swing by for a visit!   We are fully stocked. 31 colours of paint, clear & dark wax, lacquer, decoupage & craqueleur, luscious natural bristle paint brushes, specialty wax brushes, Annie Sloan work books   We are working madly behind the scenes to get everything unpacked, displayed and stocked on the shelves in time for Saturday. Celebrate with us: *  I N T R O D U C T O R Y    O F F E R  * This...

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Introducing – Annie Sloan CHALK PAINT!

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 | 3 comments

Introducing – Annie Sloan CHALK PAINT!

      We are over the moon excited to incorporate this new line of paint & supplies into what we currently offer at the shop, and we look forward to helping our customers (you!) take your DIY furniture refinishing projects to a whole new level using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™.     We have been using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ in our workshop over the past year, experimenting with different techniques and colours on furniture pieces we’ve refinished for sale in the shop.  We have found the paint and waxes really nice to work with and very versatile.  The colour palette is beautiful and this has become our go-to product choice...

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We. LOVE. Roadtrips.

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 | 7 comments

We. LOVE. Roadtrips.

This could become a serious addiction. We just got back from our latest jaunt down into the realm of gypsies, misfits and junk collectors  …and are already planning the next one. There is NOTHING like the open road – and when you get to drive a big box van you are perfectly poised when you come upon that “something” you just CAN’T walk away from.  We pretty much filled the truck again this time.  There are LOTS of pieces going into the workshop to be refinished, reworked or up-cycled.  The rest of our finds have inspired us to close the doors for a few days – an excuse to rearrange & freshen up the shop and get ready for (gulp)...

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