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Ornament Workshop & Santa’s Visit

We are THRILLED that Krisztina Crane & Jeanette are back this year with Santa visits at {verdigreen}. I was in tears practically the entire day last year, witnessing the most beautiful moments with local families and Santa Claus. SUCH a wonderful day of community. I will post more details here (including the link to sign […]

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November Workshop Calendar

Here it is! Our new calendar chock-full of Chalk Paint® classes! 🙂 You have been asking and I am delivering. Hope to see you there: Register in store, online here, or by calling us at 973-233-1085. Join us for some fun paint projects, drop the kids off at their Paint Picnic, or learn techniques to upcycle your […]

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Halloween Happenings

Halloween is quite possibly my favorite holiday of the year. Although I potentially say that with each approaching holiday, I truly LOVE the whimsy of Halloween and as long as the kids will still include me, I will go FULL ON Halloweeny for the sake of my children. 😉 This year, we have SUCH a […]

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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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Crying in my Coffee

Whew! We did it – we survived our First Day of School! 🙂 Thanks to all the moms who figured out how to get to our Montclair shop despite the traffic detour to enjoy some company and deliciousness. I love our community and how we come together in support – especially on days like today when […]

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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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New in the shop! –> Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint

In the midst of our busy Summer, we received a new product in our workshop: Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint! We are really excited to experiment with this new medium and have enjoyed incorporating it into our latest paint projects. Here’s some info straight from Miss Mustard Seed’s website to explain a bit about Milk […]

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The Trend Report: Taking a dip in Summer hues

The Chalk Paint® palette is so full of gorgeous colors it can be challenging to choose what to use for your next project. Annie Sloan’s signature hues are great for mixing and the Summer is perfect for trying out a new color! Over the next few weeks, I want to focus on the looks that have […]

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Florabrook Pop Up Shop!

  We are thrilled to announce our collaboration with Florabrook NY – and JUST in time for Mother’s Day. Visit our NYC shop in the East Village to pick up a specialty succulent floral arrangement which could last for years to come! Will post photos to our Facebook page here once they arrive tomorrow. #squeeeee […]

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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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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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Paint is on its way!

Y’all…when I get serious I start breaking out the Atlanta speak. Y’ALL…this is serious! I am in utter disbelief at just how fast the paint is flying off the shelves! Truly. You guys are WORKING IT before the holidays hit, fluffing up your homes and creating beauty around you and I am SO thoroughly impressed. […]

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