Unfolded Studios: Chalk Paint® Training


My whole purpose for being in High Point, NC for the last four days was to visit the Annie Sloan Unfolded Studios for their in-depth Chalk Paint® stockist training.  It was pretty exciting to be there, and to meet other stockists from all over the country.  For once I wasn’t the person travelling the furthest! […]

My Favorite Things


I was down in High Point, NC for the past fours days visiting the Annie Sloan Unfolded Studios.  In depth training, yes please!  You’ll hear more about that later… I had the opportunity to take in a local antique mall, and boy was I impressed!  Right next door to High Point in Greensboro, Antique Market […]

Cleaning for Easter


Spring is here, so we spent the day cleaning the Maine Country Home, getting ready for Easter. A little painting with easy crackle by Artisan Enhancements. A blackboard with Chalk Paint® done in Arles, over Emperors Silk. A little duck egg blue side table. And a whole lot of easter eggs. All shades of Chalk […]

Shipping Up To Boston


We’ve been working tirelessly the past few weeks at Maine Country Home to get ready for the Spring Open House at the Nobleboro Antique Exchange (April 26-27).  But sometimes you just have to get away for a day and leave all the projects behind.  And how did I decide to blow off some steam? Red […]

Introducing Artisan Enhancements®


Elevate your painting style! That is how the introduction for Artisan Enhancements® starts out. And when you see the great things you can do with their product you will agree.  You can keep it country or french chic with Crackle Tex and Easy Crackle Crackle Tex reproduces the sophisticated, aged, antiqued look of weathered paint […]