Ty-pog-ra-phy (ti pog’rə fē) . . . the art or process of printing with type . . . the work of setting and arranging types and of printing from them . . . the general character or appearance of printed matter . . . I like the third definition . . . mixing typography and Read More →
We’ve heard the name . . . Luckett’s . . . that incredible antique store (not a fair word for this amazing place!) . . . near Leesburg, Virginia . . . for all things shabby chic, rustic, primitive, vintage, antique . . . so many things painted with Annie Sloan’s incomparable Chalk Paint® decorative paint Read More →
It was a whirlwind experience . . . the Friday afternoon before Annie Sloan’s American Tour event in Leesburg, Virginia . . . we piled into a van and went shopping with Annie herself at three popular antique venues in the area . . . On a Whim, Luckett’s, and Chartreuse . . . I Read More →
Look at what we walk over every day at the studio . . . a vintage postmark for a nostalgic touch . . . inspirational quotes reminding us to play (with paint!) . . . a touch of French elegance overlaid with monochromatic motivation . . . the beauty of Paris and an unexpected splash Read More →
Who doesn’t love a beautiful chandelier, whether they are glittering with crystals . . . dripping with glass beads . . . have funky swirls . . . or stenciled with Chalk Paint® decorative paint!
Have we met yet? I’m a wonderful 18th century colour (proper English, of course!) used for painting the insides of furniture . . . like the lining of a vintage jacket . . . or silky lingerie dressed up with old lace . . . or for using as a base with Paris Grey and Read More →
I’ve whisked into the US, leaving a flair of soft pink elegance and Victorian charm in my wake. Don’t think me too sweet, with my touch of brown lending my hue more to frosting and fabrics than Kelly Osbourne’s neon pink lipstick … (that was soooo last year!) Instead, I’m bringing the hue of sweet Read More →