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The Tutorialist – Classic Finish: Old White & Aged

Every so often, a piece of furniture calls for a classic aged look without any bells or whistles or special techniques…and if done well, it looks authentic and charming! We are going to tell you how to achieve that look by using a simple method. Read on! In this scenario, our client had antique ladder […]

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Malachite Dreams

We are feeling grateful for our newest interior design client because her commercial space project is right up our aesthetic alley! Her vision for the space is “Enchanted Forest” which could not be more our jam. 🙂 Since she is an Energy Healer (Shaman) we proposed a Malachite finish on the ceiling of her healing […]

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You Can’t Sit With Us – a Private *cheeky* Workshop

We had a good time today at our one-on-one workshop. Our student wanted to learn how to Decoupage and one of my favorite techniques is to layer decoupaged paper with Annie Sloan Craqueleur then wax, so that’s what we did! Here’s a mini tutorial on how to achieve this look at home. We started with […]

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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 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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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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GREEN *black* FRIDAY is HERE!!!

Happy Thanksgiving, y’all! I hope you are as stuffed as your turkey and enjoying your family like we are today. 🙂 I am ready to get back to the shop and enjoy my happy place with you all tomorrow. Come see us (and meet my folks here from Florida) – we have a big verdiGREEN […]

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Santa Claus is coming to town! *again*

It’s that time again! Santa Claus is coming back to {verdigreen} and you are invited! When: Sunday, December 4th from 9am to 6pm Where: {verdigreen} – 182 Glenridge Ave in Montclair Details: $15 per family, 10 minutes with Santa Claus, 1 free digital downloadable professional photograph taken by Krisztina Crane Photography, and immeasurable warm fuzzies.  Register: Sign up online here –> http://signup.com/go/z9XQkJ (to sign up, choose your 10 minute slot and fill […]

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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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NEW Extended FALL Hours!

Ask & you shall receive. 🙂 Due to your requests, we have reopened our shop on Sundays and are maintaining “late” hours on Wednesdays for all of our hard-working friends to come visit us! Check out our new extended fall hours sign below. Rather than calling to make an appointment through out the week, feel free to […]

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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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Artist Spotlight: Jennifer Levine

Every so often, our shop brings us a connection that feels like magic. Truthfully, this happens more often than not. I have felt very fortunate over the past 6 years at the chance meetings that have materialized as a result of opening {verdigreen}. One such meeting was with local artist, Jennifer Levine. She came into […]

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