Guess Who’s Coming to Town?

  Hey, friends! If you follow the creative world of Iron Orchid Designs, then you know Lynne Brundage, her husband, JR and daughter, Meghan!  Lynne is the creative force behind Ellen J. Goods, a beautiful shop in a 100 year old storefront, in Medina, New York. They sell wonderful vintage pieces that they’ve restored, beautiful […]

News from the Makery!

Hello again! Have you had a chance to play with Iron Orchid Designs stamps? I hope you’ll check them out soon, because they are a blast…on fabric, furniture, card making…you name it! Any-who, I.O.D has updated their stamp packaging to include masks.  No, I don’t mean the masks that we are sick to death of. […]

This Week at the Shop!

  Howdy, Y’all!, Did you go to the Great Junk Hunt, last weekend at the new Placer County Event Center?  The shop sisters piled into a couple of cars and checked it out.  We had a great time and I scored these amazing old pots for our home!  There was a lot more repro/new product […]

Painting metal with Fusion Mineral Paint!

Painting metal with Fusion Mineral Paint is super easy! Use this tutorial to update all of your outdated metal home decor. Did you know that Fusion Mineral Paint isn’t just for furniture?  It also works great when updating outdated decor or bargain finds from the thrift store.  Today, we are going to show you how […]

Updating a Gilded Mirror

Learn how easy updating a gilded mirror can be when using Fusion Mineral Paint! Taking something that is outdated  and creating a whole new piece with paint is so much fun!  That’s exactly what we were able to do when updating a gilded mirror in the shop recently.  The mirror had lots of raised details […]

How to use Fusion Mineral Paint as a primer!

Learn how to use  Fusion Mineral Paint as a “transition tone” and color blocker!! Here at The Treasured Home, we use Fusion Mineral Paint, in the color Sterling, (a very light grey) as a color blocker, when trying to lighten up a piece of furniture. Fusion calls it a “transition tone”.  What ever you call […]

How to get a super smooth finish with hemp oil!

Learn how to give your painted furniture pieces a buttery smooth finish by wet sanding with Fusion Mineral Paint’s Hemp Oil. Giving your painted furniture pieces a smooth, durable finish is easy with Hemp Oil from Fusion Mineral Paint.  Hemp Oil is an all-natural, food safe finish that provides a buttery soft feel when applied […]

How To Create a Custom Glaze Color

Learn how to create a custom glaze color using Fusion Mineral Paint products. This painted furniture technique is a must-know for all DIY lovers! Creating a custom glaze color for your painted furniture projects is super easy with Fusion Mineral Paint products.  In today’s tutorial, Barbara explains how to mix your custom glaze and how […]

How To Refinish a Tabletop

Learn how to refinish a tabletop using Fusion Mineral Paint and this simple tutorial! Make all of your worn out tabletops look like new! Today, we are going to show you how easy it is to completely transform an old tabletop using Fusion Mineral Paint products.  Compared to other methods, this tutorial on how to […]

How To Paint a Lamp

Learn how to paint a lamp using Fusion Mineral Paint. This is a great tutorial for those who want to repurpose their home decor and save money! Updating your old home decor with paint is a fast and easy way to give it an entirely new look!  Plus, updating with paint is much cheaper than […]

How To Apply Stain & Finishing Oil Over Fusion Mineral Paint!

Learn how to apply Stain & Finishing Oil Over Twilight Geranium Fusion Mineral Paint! This technique will tone down the color and add a protective finish. We are having lots of fun trying out all of the new colors in the Lisa Marie Holmes Limited Color Collection from Fusion Mineral Paint!  Today, we are featuring […]