Best Furniture Paint Colors

Are you looking for the best furniture paint colors? If so, you need to check out these Fusion Mineral Paint favorites from The Treasured Home! Choosing the right color for your next project just got a little easier!  Today, let Barbara show you all the best furniture paint colors from Fusion Mineral Paint.  These are […]

Milk painting Class at Salvaged, at Lake Tahoe, this Sunday!

About a year ago, I discovered a wonderful vintage/hand-made art shop, in Tahoe City, on Lake Tahoe’s north end.      Once inside, the shop has a wonderful scent, with all the hand-made candles and soaps.  It has a calming vibe, with owners Renee and Alissa, at the helm.   I knew that this could […]

There’s Still Room for you to Create a Milk Painted Masterpiece!

   As you probably know, we sell both chalk and milk paints, at The Treasured Home.  We teach classes, using both products, yet month after month, there’s less demand for our milk painting class, which leaves me scratching my head, in wonder. Or, is that the bed bugs? (Yes, that was a joke!)    Maybe […]

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Introduction to Furniture Painting, using Amy Howard’s One-Step Paint

Join us for an upcoming event!

Greetings!, I hope you had a stellar weekend! The shop was busy this weekend as a half-dozen women turned the ordinary into their own personal creations! The next event at the shop, is our first ever Art & Wine Night, Thursday, September 26th at 6 pm! We’ll unleash our creativity, while enjoying some vino, appetizers […]

Need a vanity, darling?

Have you ever sat at a vanity, to put on your war paint? I think my mom used to say she was “putting on her face”! Like there wasn’t a face there before! It seems like all the movie stars used to sit at their vanity, brushing their thick, wavy hair. Or, applying their red […]

New Friends

My new friends and I had a great time today, exploring the wonderful world of furniture paint! Carrie, a stunning woman, and her dear friend Claudia, …who had me laughing constantly, were joined by Dawn… …and Heidi, …and I’ve made them all in charge of my marketing department. You know, the department I don’t have, […]

How to Paint an Aged Finish

Happy Mother’s Day dear lovelies!, It’s actually the day before Mother’s Day, as I write yet another spell-binding post, chronicling the life of a scavenger/furniture painter. My back’s on ice and I’m pretending my diet Pepsi is a Mai Tai. Not easy. Several months ago, in fact, before Christmas, someone brought two table bases to […]

This Saturday, at The Treasured Home

Hello Friends!, Painting Classes on Saturday! The weekend is fast approaching and we still have plenty of room in both Introductory Furniture Painting Classes! 10 a.m.: Maison Blanche chalk-based furniture paint, creates a creamy finish, that sticks to anything without stripping or priming! 1 p.m.: Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint is another Eco-friendly paint that […]

Free Shipping on MMS Milk Paint, Extended One Day!

Welcome to the first day, of a new year! If you’re like me, you have plenty of projects to keep you busy, well into 2014! I see lots of furniture painting in my future! I didn’t even need to go see my psychic, to figure that out! I’ve extended my free shipping promotion, on Miss […]

Look Up There! (More furniture painting classes scheduled!)

See up there? Yes, that’s it! Up there, at the top of my blog, see where it says “Workshop & Classes”? Well, if you click on that, it will take you to the class calendar. There are now 4, count ’em, four classes scheduled for January 12th and 19th. They’re free, introductory classes, on both […]