Another Artist is Joining our Meet the Artist Event!

   Our Meet the Artist event just keeps getting better!   Ann Marie, another local artist, will be displaying her wonderfully unique pieces, plus, you’ll get to see her painting a piece, during the event, on Thursday, July 30th, from 6 until 8 p.m.!          Besides the four unique and talented artists, Anna […]

New Arrivals!

Greetings! I hope your week is off to a superb start!   The shop got some deep cleaning, by “yours truly”, in preparation for Google photographers, taking a virtual tour of the shop, this morning. With two Classes this week, it won’t last for long! Here’s what we’ve been up to, this past week…    A dear […]

Meet Amy Howard, at The Treasured Home!

Since we can’t all go to Memphis, Tennessee, to learn about furniture painting, from Amy Howard, she’s coming to us, in a live streaming video class, on a big screen, at The Treasured Home! I learned so much from Amy, at her studio in Memphis and will be heading back for an advanced finishes retreat, […]

A Note from Jill

Jill has been part of our little family, here at The Treasured Home, since last June. If you’ve been in the shop, or received a package from our on-line store, you’ve encountered Jill. Since she is such a big part of the shop, we thought it would be great for you to hear from her, […]

Before and After, Using Gesso

I was so lucky to get my hands on this table! What a treat! The Furniture Angels are being very kind to me! I knew that this would be the perfect piece to use gesso on. As is usually often the case, I neglected to take a “before” picture of this little treasure. This photo […]

Diary of a Thrift Store Bed (Or, How to paint a piece of furniture)

Last Week: while meeting with Town & Country flooring, in Truckee, to order flooring for the Tahoe house, we sought out a couple of thrift stores. You can’t make a trip anywhere, without doing this, can you? The first stop was disappointing, but the Hospice Thrift Store, in Truckee, had a pine bed, for $28, […]

Lake Tahoe in the Fall

In the past, there were just two seasons, at Lake Tahoe. Summer, for boating and warm weather at the beach. Winter, for snow skiing. Simple as that! Now that we’re at the lake so much, we’re finding that fall is really drop-dead-gorgeous! Who says we don’t have beautiful fall color? This is a photo of […]

At The Treasured Home, This Week…

The world of furniture paint is always changing! New colors come, old or duplicate colors need to go. If you’re looking for a great paint at a terrific price, stop on by! $22/Quart on about 8 discontinued colors! We’ve brought in a really great greeting card line! It’s not raunchy, but just great fun! $2.95 […]

Ivan, the Restored Ice Box, Has Arrived!

Let me make the introductions! Meet Ivan. The Manly-Man…errr, The Ice Box. Age: Unknown. Probably born somewhere between the mid 1800’s, and 1930, when electric units, put the likes of Ivan, out of circulation. The women cried! Ivan, most likely, lived in on the right side of the tracks, where fine ice boxes were made […]

Updating a Brick Fireplace for Less Than $20!

Well, hello there! Today, I thought I would give you a peek inside the new Tahoe house! Remember, I told you about the curse of wallpaper, from the 80’s? Well, here’s a shot of the wallpaper, in the largest bedroom, upstairs. But, let’s forget about the rolls and rolls of wallpaper that need to be […]

Paint Therapy Thursdays!

Greetings, Paint Lovers!, If you’ve taken a furniture painting class, at The Treasured Home, but would like the support and camaraderie of painting in our studio, it’s yours to enjoy, each Thursday, starting August 14th! Use our paint products and get support, when you need it, all for $25/hour, with a one hour minimum. We’re […]