Where Did the Week Go?

This week passed so quickly, I’m not sure it really happened. The good news is that it started at the Sacramento Antique Fair on Sunday and I found a number of cool things for the shop, including this old rectangular mirror, shutters and large candle holders. I squeezed in some Craig’s list shopping.. Doesn’t everyone […]

Figgy & Flax, Meet Annie Sloan

Hello all!, I met two darling young women at today’s Sacramento Antiques Fair. These two lovelies are embarking on a new adventure, selling their beautifully painted furniture and unique treasures. If there had been a prize given, for most beautifully designed booth, these two, Heather and Ashley of Figgy & Flax would have been the […]

Annie Sloan 2012 American Tour

I was re-stocking my shop at Veranda today and see that I’ve got lots of furniture, painted with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in inventory right now. These two matching bedroom/vanity chairs are very sweet, painted in Old White. I love how these two counter height bar stools turned out in Emperor’s Silk and lightly distressed. […]

The Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Adventure

I’m having so much fun learning about and working with ASCP! Annie doesn’t spend a lot of time or money on product directions. Thankfully, there’s a boat load of wonderful tips and tutorials on the Internet. Chi-Chi Design Studio, for one, just today, introduced me to the idea of using a sprayer! Yes! Her only […]

Introducing Annie Sloan Chalk Paint for Furniture

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint is a line of furniture paint from England, that is now sweeping the United States. I doubt that the surgeon general or the head of the CIA knows about Annie Sloan Chalk Paints, (ASCP), but crafters, DIY’ers, and design bloggers are “in the know”. What’s so special about Annie Sloan Chalk […]