Creative Studio Time and More!

Hello friend!, Just yesterday, a girlfriend and I spent the afternoon crafting.  I call it creative play time.   For me, I’m happiest when I have a chance to make something pretty.  Playing with paint, glazes, waxes, molds, stamps and transfers, is what I hope heaven will be like! (I put my reservation in! Have…

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 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…

News from the Shop!

Hello, friends!, It’s so hard to believe that I’ve only been back from France for three weeks! It seems like months ago, that these ladies were enjoying a great lunch, followed by decadent sundaes, after a boat trip on the Mediterranean! Still, I’m already thinking about next year’s trip! We’ll visit a different region, starting…

How To Create Iron Orchid Designs Clay Moulds

Learn how to create Iron Orchid Designs Clay Moulds! Iron Orchid Designs offers a number of embellishment products that can be used to dress up any project! Iron Orchid Designs is an amazing product line that offers transfers, moulds and stamping products that can be used to embellish all of your home decor DIY projects. …

This Week at the Shop!

Greetings, sugar plum! I hope that the universe is being kind to you, since we last talked! I dodged a bullet this weekend, as a cold was trying to take over my world.  It sucked energy from me, but I never turned into a Kleenex- box- hugging-snot nose!  Too much information?  Believe me, I thanked…

This Week at the Shop!

Hello Princess! I have set my galoshes aside to dry, while I share some adventures at the shop. I had the most fun last week, painting this book pedestal and adding an Iron Orchid image transfer!  It’s so easy to do and gives me almost instant gratification, which is my favorite kind! None of this…

This Week at the Shop! ❤️

Greetings! By the time you read this, we’ll be back home.  We spent the weekend at the Tahoe house, to celebrate Mr. Wonderful’s birthday.  He loves to use the snow blower, build fires and watch the snow fly.  Thankfully, we got up Friday afternoon, before the first storm of the weekend. Doesn’t he look happy?…

Finish Furniture Faster with a Paint Roller

Learn how to finish your furniture painting projects faster using a paint roller. Barbara will tell you what to use and give tips on how to use it! Today on the blog, we want to help you save some time on your upcoming Spring projects by showing you the benefits of using a paint roller…

2018 at The Treasured Home. Looking back on the year!

Dear friend of The Treasured Home, As I sit here, in my favorite spot, on this last day of the year, I am trying to decide whether to take down the 🌲 tree, today or tomorrow. Yep, you’re looking at her!  I  have a wreath on the front door and garland, here and there, but…

End of Year Sale, this Saturday & Sunday!

Dear friends, As one year closes and another begins, we’re sending you and yours, good thoughts, for a new year of peace, health  and serenity. Thank you for supporting The Treasured Home, in 2018!  As a “thank you” and a way to shrink our stock, when we do inventory, 😩, our End of Year Sale…