Category Archives: Handpainted

A whole lot of painting going on…

  Way back yonder I dragged this steal of a deal home from an antique store. It was painted a lemony yellow…not a color that will blend with my new decorating direction. First coat of the Annie Sloan chalk paint … Continue reading

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Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

 I first read about this paint on Miss Mustard Seed's blog. Oh my…. No sanding, no primer, no nothing needed before you paint a piece of furniture. Seriously? Even over varnish? Even over varnish. After watching this video on her … Continue reading

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Shabby love…

    Photos from little treasures found in my studio. Shabby, as defined by Webster, can include such words as:                ~ ill kept                ~dilapidated               ~ inferior in quality                ~mean                ~despicable But to those of us who love … Continue reading

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