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What’s New at The Treasured Home!

   Greetings!  I hope that this beautiful fall day finds you well!   While new treasures seem to arrive daily, our focus right now is finding fun new pieces to make your holiday home extra gorgeous.  They’ll make their debut, in time for our Vintage Holiday Market, Sunday November 1st! Having vendors at the shop…

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…

Join Us for Some Paint Therapy!

Looking for a night out with the girls?  Bring a friend and join us, next week for some fun with milk paint!    Leave with this hand made wooden arrow sign, and a solid understanding of what milk paint is all about. We’ll provide everything, next Thursday night,  August 20th, 6:30-9:00 p.m., at a special rate,…

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…

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…

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,…

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

When it comes to painting furniture, I often find myself, knee-deep, stuck in my comfort zone. . How about you? I play it safe, sticking to the same grays, beiges and aquas. I think I need to choose neutrals that will appeal to the most people. But I have to remind myself about the hot…