Friday Night Happy Hour Furniture Painting 101

Join Barbara with The Treasured Home for Friday night happy hour and a quick Furniture Painting 101 Class! This live tutorial will get you started painting with Fusion Mineral Paint in no time! Are you ready to jump into Furniture Painting 101??  Barbara with The Treasured Home wants to show you how easy painting furniture…

Let’s Talk About Paint…and More!

Greetings, from our home away from home! Not for long though.  I head back in the morning.      I feel slightly guilty, having been away from the shop for a week!  Well, maybe more than slightly! The Catholic-guilt/workaholic in me, is the little “twerp”, sitting on my left shoulder and the sweet little fairy,…

Take a Virtual Tour of The Treasured Home and get a Free Gift!

Our buddies at Google, recently created a virtual tour, of the Treasured Home.  And since we’ve done business with so many of you, over the last three years, that will never have the chance to see our shop, I thought we should share it with you, up close and personal. Right or wrong, we don’t…

Featured Blogger: A Junk Chick Life….Paige’s Furniture Transformation, with “Eulalie’s Sky” MMS Milk Paint

Yes, those are my feet, at 7:57 a.m., this morning.  Those feet are supposed to be at the gym right now, but I’m giving myself the week off from a schedule.  I’m getting so much done!  All the things that fall through the cracks, when life goes too fast. But, back to the story!  This…

Another Antique Vanity and More News!

Hello Treasured Friends!  In February, we were fortunate to sell a record number of furniture pieces!  We shed a tear or two, as they went to new homes! But, we now have room to display a couple of new pieces, like this beautiful vanity. We gilded the drawer fronts and moldings with silver leaf.  We…

Milk Paint Adventures and Other News

By now, I hope you have all met Jill.  Here she is, working on our latest conquest! This vanity, that could double as a desk, if you like gazing at yourself in the mirror, has been appropriately named, Atlanta. Believe it or not, this is the vanity Mr. Wonderful’s mother, Atlanta, sat at each day.…

Milk Paint Monday

Way back before Christmas, Mr. Wonderful surprised me with this Craig’s list find. How sweet was that? He knows I love curves and turns, and knew I would love this table and 4 chairs! The table even has a leaf! Of all the dining room tables I’ve found, none ever had their leaf(s)! Can you…

Exciting new products from Amy Howard at Home!

I am so excited to be heading to Tennessee, during the first week of February, to take another 2 day class, hosted by Amy Howard herself! Twenty-four of us will be learning about all of the new products, Amy blogged about last week, (below). See what’s coming to The Treasured Home, in 2015! Happy painting!,…

Our First Christmas, on Hurricane Bay

As they say, Home is where the heart is. This was our first Christmas, celebrated in the home we’re restoring on Lake Tahoe. If you’re looking for beautifully finished rooms, this is not the place! Not one room is finished, but we relished the chance to spend time with our son and daughter. We sat…

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,…

Meet “Blanche”, Our New Dresser!

Let me make the introductions! This is Blanche. She just completed her make-over, here at The Treasured Home. She’s Southern, as you might expect, with a name like “Blanche”. She talks with a bit of a twang. I’ve always wished I was Southern. Then, I could say things Southern women say, in that Southern way.…