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Outrageously Remarkable?

Dean Caravelis is my entrepreneurial spirit animal. He is not only full of clever ideas, he follows through with his dreams and puts actions to his plans. He was a packaged deal with my husband, Travis, because they were best buds and I got a two-for-one. I inherited him as my own best friend shortly […]

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Our Services

Most of you know we are an Annie Sloan Stockist (which is a fancy Euro word for “retailer”)…and we LOVE being an Annie Sloan Stockist…but we are also more than that. We create bespoke vintage redesigned furniture. We support our local artists with our Free Friday program and by showcasing their art and handmade wares […]

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Rescue. Rehab. Redesign. Repeat.

I am a rescuer. A huge part of the appeal of upcycling for me is the treasure hunt. Saving something from a fate of being thrown out or used for kindling just feels good. I feel like a bit of a hero, and I really shouldn’t, but it helps my self-esteem, so… My steps are […]

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TWO DAYS LEFT! EEEEEEEEEE!

We are opening the door to our NYC shop on Tuesday, you guys! That’s like two days from now. I am over the moon excited with constant butterflies and quite honestly kinda nauseous at the thought of it all. 🙂 This all began as a love of mine…creating and painting and transforming vintage into something […]

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BIG news! And painting our hearts out.

If you follow us on Facebook or Instagram, you’ve heard the news: We are opening a 2nd location! Visit us this Spring ’15 in the East Village, Manhattan. *pinch me!* Mr. {verdigreen} has officially become a trained Stockist and {verdigreen}nyc will be his haven, like our Montclair location is for me. **See below for a […]

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At Work? At Play!

So my last post was a pretty picture…and the image is stunning and the shop looks amazing and I am like a pretty bird, fluffed for show. 😉 HOWEVER the “real life” me is more like this: When the awesome local photographer came (CHELO KEYS), the rain had ruined my hair and she commented not […]

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Meet Your Stockist – Photo Edition

Who me? Oh nothing! Just casually perching on a fabulously redesigned vintage throne of a chair in my magical shop. (Please do not go looking for this woman if you come in to {verdigreen}…she doesn’t exist in real life.) Photo Credit: Sarah Day-Boodhoo Photography

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Back Open

We made it back to Montclair tonight after 10 days away in sunny Florida. Whew! I need a vacation from our vacation…but I am also so excited to get back to the shop tomorrow & back to “work” AKA my happy place. Feel free to call the Chalk Paint® hotline if you are in need […]

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Here’s a little story I like to tell…

If you’ve found me on Etsy then you’ve already read all about {verdigreen}’s humble beginnings…but for those who haven’t, here’s my #TBT #throwbackthursday story share: BIO: My name is Azie and I was a traveling housewife. Hubs moved us around chasin’ his career. Our last home was in Atlanta, where we resided in the Design […]

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