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French Linen Secretary – French Style

We are currently working on the most beautiful custom kitchen – part of which is styling a secretary in the adjoining breakfast nook to fit cohesively within the finish palette. The original finish on the secretary was the reproduction French Provincial fruitwood from the 60s and in need of some updating. After consulting with the […]

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Color Me Happy with BARCELONA ORANGE

I live a colorful life & love it when my customers come in and ask for something other than white. 🙂 Don’t get me wrong, a white, light airy aesthetic is so pleasing and calming…I even have an all neutral room at home (our master bedroom) despite how Boho I am everywhere else. However a […]

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Painted Kitchen – Old Ochre

As you know, we close the week between Christmas and New Years Eve every year to recharge our batteries, reflect on the year and refresh our perspective. As chance would have it, we were hired for a custom project this very same week so our time of reflection will happen during painting which is really […]

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Painted Custom Headboard

We LOVE an ornate headboard! We purchased this beautiful hand carved antique (you should have seen the footboard!) with the intention of painting it to sell in the shop but before we could do much to it aside from base-coat it, a client walked in who had to have it for her new home in […]

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12 Days of Christmas (shopping) Countdown

If you follow us on Facebook or Instagram, then you already know we are several days in on this year’s Christmas Countdown. Just in case you don’t, here are some gift giving ideas. You are going to want to follow along because #1 is the best gift of them all! 😉 

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Tinting with Old White

Have you ever looked at Antibes Green (or any of Annie Sloan’s other rich, deep hues) and wondered what it would look like lightened up a bit? If you have come into our shop, you have likely seen our “Pantone strip” wall of Florence lightened with Pure White. We also have the handiest visuals of […]

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Hummunah Hummunah

Hi. I am in love. LUST, really. Annie Sloan outdid herself with the new colors this time! We just completed this gorgeous buffet in Amsterdam Green and Honfleur and want to hold hands and dance in a circle. Who will join us? Come see for yourself. 182 Glenridge Ave in Montclair. More pics on Facebook […]

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The NEW COLORS have arrived!

Annie Sloan released THREE new colors this year and we finally have all of them in our possession at {verdigreen}! Earlier this Summer, Giverny (a bright, clean blue) graced us with its presence. Today, I received our very first shipment of Honfleur and Amsterdam Green! Honfleur is interesting because customers often ask for brown Chalk […]

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It’s our Anniversary!!

You guys…when we opened our Etsy shop in 2010, I would have never dreamed we would have our own little wonderland to share with others one day. Here we are, 6 years later, still inspired as we enter our 4th year as a small family owned brick & mortar shop in our sweet little town. […]

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Nest & Nurture Workshop

We are so excited to be a part of the Nest & Nurture workshop series! Some of our fave local girl bosses have come together to offer expectant moms a series of free (or supply cost only) classes. Check the flyer out here: Sign up here. One of our {verdigreen} contributions is this week with […]

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Montclair Fashion Night Out

This Sunday we participated in Montclair Fashion Night Out – a local fashion show dedicated to the concept of shopping local and discovering boutiques around you (vs shopping the mall.) We were invited by the BID (Business Improvement District) to create a lounge full of {verdigreen} treasures to introduce the town to our lovelies. Here […]

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Free Friday – Sept 2016 – Music & Art

The wait is over! Fall is approaching and Free Friday is back! <3 Join us at {verdigreen} this Friday, September 23rd from 6-9pm for a night of local art and music. We are excited to feature John Ehlis as the melodious mood-maker for Jennifer Levine‘s {verdigreen} debut. Jennifer will be showing her new work painted entirely […]

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{verdigreen} nyc at NYFW

We had the pleasure (and honor) of sponsoring talented designer, Irina Shabayeva, for her New York Fashion Week show on Sunday. We met Irina because she was a neighbor to our East Village shop. She sampled some paint (she paints her lovely gowns) and promptly fell in love, as we all do, with Annie Sloan! […]

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So easy a kid can do it!

Today we are sharing a Before & After our {verdigreen} shop elves did. So, full disclosure: my boys have grown up furniture picking and painting so they have more than typical kid-experience choosing color and painting. We bought a pine IKEA Rast dresser to organize their bedroom before school starts & my big guy decided […]

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You Tube – Tune In!

I have been told (asked? not really…not with my customers! lol) repeatedly to film more tutorials and y’all know I am not so comfortable in front of a camera but I have finally submitted to creating them because I have found it so helpful to refer to them at the shop. I am going to […]

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Stenciling Stairs

We love the creative ways our customers use Annie Sloan products! Anna, a lovely local, asked if we could show her how to stencil her stair risers (with Annie Sloan Stencils and Chalk Paint®) to create a more charming, original space. We worked together – using Greek Blue and Napoleonic Blue – to transform her […]

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Black Wax – Back to Black

Do you follow us on Instagram? Find us here. We post inspiration pics, some personal photos and selfies, and lots of videos! Here is our latest – showing how to apply Annie Sloan Black Wax on a custom mix table we painted: SEE IT HERE. Here is some info on Black Wax from Annie Sloan […]

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Black Wax & Dark Wax: Staining Wood

Since Black Wax was announced, we have had several customers request demos (which we will gladly and freely provide in our shops) regarding the difference between the two so we quickly created this Facebook video to hopefully answer questions about using the two waxes as a wood stain. Raw wood is really beautiful stained with […]

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