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Paint Project – French Provincial in French Linen

We have been on our Annual Winter Break so in between family trips and visits, I’ve headed to the shop to finish up some projects we started before the holidays. Today I put the finishing touches on this French Provincial headboard. When we rescued it, the wood was in bad shape and I knew it […]

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Annie Sloan Wax – Tinting Soft Wax & Dark Wax

Annie Sloan developed her own version of a furniture finishing wax specifically to work with her Chalk Paint®. She calls it Soft Wax – it is smoother and softer than the paste wax you’ll find in your local hardware store & non-yellowing unlike the others. We LOVE her Soft Wax and use it to finish […]

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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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The Tutorialist – Is Chalk Paint® for chalkboards??

We are back with a new tutorial! This one is especially relevant right now because as we introduce the Annie Sloan brand to NYC, we get this daily inquiry, “So is Chalk Paint® for chalkboards?” It makes total sense…it CAN be confusing if you are unfamiliar with it. Even more so when you find out it […]

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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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Keeping it Simple

I love layering. I love a color wash and a tinted wax. I love sanding and buffing and dry brushing to give detail and dimension to my work. I love playing with products like Craqueleuer and Decoupage. However, I also love just painting and waxing and being done with something. 🙂 Sometimes it’s nice to […]

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And so it begins…

We are SO excited (and exhausted) since being handed the keys to the shop next door to our Montclair location this weekend. We are thrilled for the opportunity to expand our space and offerings to our lovely loyal customers. 🙂 We are holding a Grand Opening celebration the first week of February and we will […]

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Paint Display

Just as soon as we had unloaded our paint quarts from the truck to the paint display, our display sold! A lovely local customer came in, took one look at the bookcase, and decided to turn it into a custom desk for her dining room. I love the final look!   And I enjoy the […]

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