Free Iron Orchid Designs Demo, Sunday, at 11 a.m.!

Greetings! If you want to fire up your creative side, Sunday's free Iron Orchid Designs demonstration, from 11:00-12:00, could be just the ticket!  IOD is a line of stamps, molds and image transfers, designed with furniture restorers and crafters, alike!The possibilities are nearly endless.Jill had fun, embellishing a terra cotta pot, at this summer's vendor retreat!You can even apply image transfers to glass and mirrored surfaces! All participants tomorrow, will have a chance to … ...Continue reading >>

This Week at the Shop!

Greetings! This week, I'm grateful to be spending time at Tahoe, with our daughter, Betsy, visiting from Colorado! Jill will hold down the fort, until we return Friday morning, in time for Saturday's Farmhouse Sign Class and Sunday's FREE Iron … ...Continue reading >>

Clearance Sale This Weekend!

Greetings, fellow treasure hunters! Let me show you around the shop and give you a preview of the savings you can expect to find! The Asian went far, in the photo above, was priced at $595 and has been reduced to $395. This beautiful consul … ...Continue reading >>

No-Wax Fusion Mineral Paint Is Now Available, at Our Online Shop!

We love no-wax Fusion Mineral Paint and as of today, you can shop on line, here at!Jill and Ann Marie, our tech wizards, have been working tirelessly, behind the scenes, to get this major project completed.  Thank … ...Continue reading >>

One more time!

Hello! This Sunday's Paint & Sip class filled up quickly and we got a number of requests to add another date!  So... How does Thursday, July 19th, from 2-4:30 sound? If we have a minimum of FIVE students to sign up, it's a go, so check you … ...Continue reading >>

News from the shop!

First of all, let's talk about Workshops!Paint and Embellish this tray, on June 23rd! Hello, beautiful!   How are you feeding your creative spirit this summer? Before opening the shop, in 2012, my  creative spirit was buried under the sofa … ...Continue reading >>

Happenings at the Shop!

Greetings!  I hope you're enjoying a wonderful start to summer!  (Jill and her Fancy Pot, at last weekend's vendor retreat.) I  just updated our workshop calendar, through August. You've got a busy life and I want to make sure you carve out … ...Continue reading >>

A $10 fix, for a shiney HomeGoods factory finish!

Greetings, friend!I was up at the lake house, over the chilly weekend there. An indoor project was in order.I hung a mirror, in the upstairs landing, some time ago.   I  purchased it at HomeGoods, to use in one of the bathrooms, but it … ...Continue reading >>

Free Furniture Painting Demo at the Shop, on Saturday!

Greetings, sweetness! Our customers are loving our new Fusion Mineral Paint line! They're returning for more, with rave reviews!  This vanity, below, was painted with just a half pint of paint!  The coverage is amazing!This Saturday, at 11 a.m, … ...Continue reading >>

Bonjour from France!

Hello, Gorgeous!, Day 9, here in Aix en Provence!  Everything, except for the wi-fi has been wonderful, this trip!  I will share photos of our trip, when I return home! You can always follow the journey … ...Continue reading >>

New Arrivals, Just in Time for Mother’s Day!

Hello lovelies!, I hope you're doing wonderfully, today! I'm packing my bag, as I'll be heading for Aix en Provence, bright and early, Friday morning!  I can't believe a year has passed, since Jill and I visited Aix ("ex") for the first time! It … ...Continue reading >>