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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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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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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 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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At Work? At Play!

So my last post was a pretty picture…and the image is stunning and the shop looks amazing and I am like a pretty bird, fluffed for show. 😉 HOWEVER the “real life” me is more like this: When the awesome local photographer came (CHELO KEYS), the rain had ruined my hair and she commented not […]

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Weekly Update & Halloween Fun

HAPPY FALL!!! I can’t believe it’s almost Hump Day already…this week is flying by and as busy as ever. Aside from stocking up on the Gruet (the sparkling wine – Champagne style – that has become the {verdigreen} signature drink of choice), ordering the Apple Cider doughnuts from Montclair Bread Company, and confirming performance times […]

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Back to School

    **In case you don’t want to read my heartfelt blog (for shame) the link to the workshop is here.** One year ago, I dreaded Fall 2014 when Kingston would begin his school career. Hunter would begin school but for some reason, I knew he would be ready…he’s the first born and eager to […]

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