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What happened to the Downingtown shop?

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What happened to the Downingtown shop?
What happened to the Downingtown shop? A little bit into what happened to the shop after Hurricane IDA.

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Why should I Up-cycle Furniture

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Why should I Up-cycle Furniture

  There are so many reasons why Upcycling furniture is a GREAT idea!   -Environmental benefits of up-cycling are HUGE! 1. Less discarded waste and stuff sent to landfills 2. Reduction in using new and raw material which equate to less air  and water pollution, less greenhouse emissions and overall a  conservation of global resources 3. The list of positives environmental benefits go on and on....   -What up-cycling does for the community   1.) Supports local business and artisans 2.) Creates sustainability buzz   -What Upcycling does for you 1.) Fuels your inner creativity 2.) Gives you a piece...

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All about Annie Sloan Brushes

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All about Annie Sloan Brushes

Annie Sloan Brushes We get a ton of questions about Annie Sloan’s brushes. Are the necessary? What is the difference between the brushes? Are they worth the price and why are they pricier? Do they clean up easily? How long will they last? Well, here is our opinions on all the questions👍 Let start with: Are they necessary? And what is the difference between the brushes? Is it necessary to have an Annie Sloan Paint or Wax Brush?  No, not a must. BUT…and here is the big but to all this.  In our many years of painting furniture with Annie...

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PAINTING KITCHEN CABINETS PART 3

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PAINTING KITCHEN CABINETS PART 3

We have all our supplies, we have picked out our color and finish and now we are ready to get to the good part!  Actually, painting and finishing the cabinets.   -I typically start with the backs of the doors.  This way if I need to make any adjustments it is on the least visible part of the cabinet.   -I paint all the door backs with one coat of paint and let them completely dry (typically 1-2 hours) then I go in with my second coat. If a third coat is need just let the second coat dry just...

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PAINTING KITCHEN CABINETS WITH ANNIE SLOAN CHALK PAINT® Part One

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PAINTING KITCHEN CABINETS WITH ANNIE SLOAN CHALK PAINT® Part One

We get a ton of questions about painting kitchen cabinets with Annie Sloan’s Chalk Paint® so I knew it was time to create a series of blog posts that address the most frequently asked questions. Let’s begin with the top three. 1.) Is Chalk Paint® really good for painting kitchen cabinets? ABSOLUTELY!!! Chalk Paint® is amazing for painting kitchen cabinets for so many reasons but the top reasons that stick out to me is: there is no sanding or striping before you apply the paint, it adheres to virtually any surface, it dries quickly so the process does not take...

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