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The Beauty of Sample Pots

Those familiar with Annie Sloan products will note that her Chalk Paint® range comes in two sizes: 32 ounce (quarts) and 4 ounce (sample pots). We are often asked “how far” the paint goes and since I have personally used it for the past 5 years, I am pretty confident in my assessment (with or […]

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DOMINO!

We are FLOORED to see our name on the page(s) of Domino Magazine! What a thrill! If you haven’t seen it, here is the link. The article even made it to the Editor’s Picks!! I am feeling verklempt and faint-y right about now. Our mention in Domino was in reference to painting fabric (like a sofa, […]

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January Class List & Calendar for Montclair

Are you ready for a workshop? This is perfect painting weather – get your painting clothes on and come on in for some fun & inspiration! Our workshops are posted here (sign up online or call or come into the shop) and below you will find the class list for January 2016:

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Watercolors with Annie Sloan

We love playing with paint at {verdigreen} in our Design Studio Makers’ Space! Recently, a designer needed a custom lampshade for a client so it was the perfect opportunity to incorporate the watercolor technique with our Chalk Paint® palette – inspired by the Pantone Color(s) of the Year. To do this at home, add ample water […]

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Painting Fabric with Chalk Paint® – Before & After(s)

Many of you have heard you can paint fabric with Chalk Paint® (yes, you can!) – and we have done several projects ourselves you are welcome to come see (and feel) for yourself in the shop. One of our all-time faves is the HUGE vinyl Mid-Century Modern sofa in our Montclair Makers’ Space: When painting with […]

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Before & After – Arles Drop Seat Dining Chair

Today we are sharing a quick Before & After of one of our Chalk Paint® projects in the shop. We rescued two of these SUPER dated wood chairs with plans of reviving them. We used a textured Arles application with Old White detailing and a Dark Wax glaze with a hint of Gold Gilding Wax to […]

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NYC Workshops!

We *finally* updated our listings – (sorry for the delay but Summer with our Shop Elves has proven to be a tricky juggling act!)  – see the latest offerings in the East Village here: Morning Class Registration & Description: here Evening Class Registration & Description: here The Latest Addition: We are so excited to offer this […]

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Layering & Learning to let go

Sometimes we have the best intentions in life…we lay the groundwork, we make our plans, & occasionally life takes us in an unexpected direction. Over time, I’ve learned in order to embrace our lives for what they are, we have to be able to let go a little. There are two teachers of this concept […]

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Dark Wax Glaze

I’ve been wanting to show how to use Dark Wax as a “glaze” for awhile and recently we had the perfect project to demonstrate it. Here are some quick snapshots (before, during, after) of a chair leg and below is the video tutorial I created to show how easy it is! Let me know if […]

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The Tutorialist: Dyeing Fabric

Visit one of our shops so we can show you our fabric swatches because seeing is believing. 🙂 Enhance Your Furniture & Your Fabrics One of my main projects here in the East Village is putting together a book of fabric swatches that highlight how well Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan takes to varying fabrics. […]

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The Tutorialist: Dark Wax

It’s time for another informative post regarding Annie Sloan Dark Wax. Read on below OR come in to either location and we will give you a free waxing demo in person! Dark Wax Uses Annie Sloan’s Dark Wax adds visual interest by casting a warm amber tint to your project and by revealing the underlying […]

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Party Ideas

We just hosted the CUTEST Alice in Wonderland inspired Birthday party for our customer’s 8-year-old daughter last week! Here’s our sneak peek photo share: When our customer (whom I adore – she is not only a big supporter of {verdigreen} but a talented painter and a loving momma) asked to throw her daughter’s party at the shop and […]

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Full Workshop with Photos

We had so much fun at this Saturday’s 101 Workshop – (see pics below.) We won’t be holding another Chalk Paint® workshop until we return from Europe (say what???) so be sure to sign up ASAP if you want to reserve your space. Here are the current offerings: 101 Workshop in Montclair  Advanced Layering Workshop […]

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122 E. 7th St New York, NY

We are OPEN in the East Village! Wow. I am certain as I head over on the train tomorrow morning I will cry into my coffee in disbelief. I hope to meet some new neighbors and friends in the city – just as we have in Montclair. The NJ shop has become a gathering place […]

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Layering Workshop Coming Up!

Due to popular demand, we are offering a COLOR LAYERING WORKSHOP next Saturday (April 18th) from 10am-12pm instead of the usual Advanced Class. It will be two full hours of Annie Sloan’s layering techniques to give your finishes more dimension and visual interest. The tuition is $100 and will include all supplies and light snacks […]

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