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Three New Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Colors!!

Annie Sloan recently launched THREE new colors based on her visit to The Charleston House, a well-known home for artists in the UK. We are SMITTEN with them because they are as usual super rich, saturated colors that look gorgeous at home on walls, floors, and furniture. The first of the three is called “Rodmell”…Rodmell […]

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Christmas Tree Workshop

We had so much fun at our Christmas Tree workshop last Saturday! As per usual, we didn’t take photos of the larger workshop later in the day, but we did remember during our one-on-one private workshop with our awesome customer, Glenda, earlier. Glenda, hard at work staining her tree base (made of raw pine) with […]

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The Tutorialist – Painted Canvas Photography Backdrop

If you’ve visited our studio this Fall, you may have noticed our newly painted floor: We used Chalk Paint®, a Royal Design Stencil, and Annie Sloan Lacquer to update the sad wood laminate.  When Brittany, of Little Nest Photography Studio, saw the new floor update she had a creative idea: to paint a canvas in […]

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Painted Halloween Decor Ideas & a new Workshop

Every year around this time I start thinking about seasonal decorations and how to DIY something cute and crafty. We have had our share of painted Halloween workshops at {verdigreen}…here are some of our faves, including one that made it in to Huffington Post! These skulls were painted with Chalk Paint® then gilded and have […]

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The Tutorialist – Custom Pretty in Pink

We just finished this gorgeous antique “dressing table” for our client and we HAD to share it with you! She purchased it from a local antique shop and it looked like this: We did a color consultation and our client fell in love with the pink finish shown here: We had our carpenter extraordinaire remove […]

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The Tutorialist – a Mercury Glass inspired finish

We recently purchased a sweet antique Depression Era petite dresser (chest of drawers) and wanted to experiment with a finish specific to the era it was built in. We were inspired by one of our favorite collectibles, Mercury Glass:  Here is our final result: This is what we did to achieve the look: Prep your […]

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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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Nest & Nurture Workshop Series – Shibori

We had such a fun time collaborating with other local women-owned businesses in town for our Nest & Nurture series for expectant moms! Here are some snapshots taken by Little Nest photography at the Shibori workshop at {verdigreen}:   Keep up to date with our workshop offerings by following us on FB and IG.

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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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Halloween Workshop

Few days left to sign up for our Painted Pumpkins & Spell Books workshop! Wednesday, 5-7pm at our Montclair location. All supplies included. $25 Choose between a Spell Book or a Painted Pumpkin as there likely won’t be time to complete both unless you are an old pro. 😉 We have some fun embellishments, papers, and […]

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Schedule a Private Ladies Night or Paint Party!

Local momma & blogger, Allegra, contacted me via Instagram to host her Mommy group at the shop for a Private Ladies Night. We had such a fun time together – and I totally related to these women as I was once the organizer and mommy blogger of my own playgroup many moons ago. 🙂 *Shout out […]

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{verdigreen} locations & hours

We have two locations to best serve you, plus our online shop! If you can’t make it during business hours but want to make an appointment to come in, please call the Chalk Paint® hotline at 917.297.8892. We have been using Annie Sloan paint and products for years and have lots to share with you. Come in & […]

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Montclair Skillshare

Today is the day! Come to {verdigreen} the Makers’ Space in Montclair – 182 Glenridge Avenue – at 1pm today for a complimentary SKILLSHARE event! We will be explaining our products and process and giving a free live demo of how we use our specialty mediums to create beautiful finishes. In other news, I want […]

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Paint Retreat!

Have you noticed? I am MIA (missing in action) because I escaped down to High Point, NC (the furniture capital) for a Paint Retreat! Our Annie Sloan trainer invites us as often as we can to continue our training (and playing) in an Open Studio – full of inspiration and possibilities. This means we evolve […]

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Modern Retro inspired paint project

We had fun transforming a boring brown and very dated record player cabinet into this fun modern retro sideboard with a little bit of paint and wax and a lot of imagination. We were inspired by the Modern Retro look (Chapter 3) of Annie Sloan’s book: Room Recipes. Here’s a quick and easy tutorial video on […]

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Hardcore Ladies Night

We are sending a big THANK YOU to our HARDCORE LADIES NIGHT attendees last night. Despite 30″ of snow fall, you made it safely to the shop and created beauty! Here are some snapshots: Our new Ladies’ Night is on the calendar! Sign up online. BYOB (wine, snacks, whatever your heart desires!) and happy vibes […]

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Ladies Night – Montclair – Sunday!

This Sunday evening is LADIES’ NIGHT at our Montclair location. Deets below: 7-8:30pm $25, supplies included BYOB/Treats/Snacks Learn a new Chalk Paint® technique Take home your Paint Project Project: small gold-framed mirror 10 Spots (Sign up online here) Cancel within 24 hours of start time to receive store/workshop credit for future use

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