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Product Of The Month – Annie Sloan Mix Mat

Product Of The Month – Annie Sloan Mix Mat

Dark Grey Sideboard

Dark Grey Sideboard

Shades of Dark Grey

Shades of Dark Grey

Quick and Easy Restoration Hardware Style Table

Quick and Easy Restoration Hardware Style Table

Mix It Monday

Mix It Monday

Saving Old Veneer

Saving Old Veneer

Mix It Monday

Mix It Monday

Monday Color Mix

Monday Color Mix

A Stunning Transformation

A Stunning Transformation

Early Bird Sale

Early Bird Sale

Our English Country Home Tour

Our English Country Home Tour

The Perfect Mid Century Modern Dresser

The Perfect Mid Century Modern Dresser

Lem Lem – The Story of a Color…

Lem Lem – The Story of a Color…

The French Laundry

The French Laundry

3 Steps to Saving Old Veneer

3 Steps to Saving Old Veneer

Find your Decorating Drama with Neutrals.

Find your Decorating Drama with Neutrals.

The Little Black Dress (LBD)

The Little Black Dress (LBD)

Color Stories – Versailles

Color Stories – Versailles

Life In A Barn

Life In A Barn

Do You Hygee?

Do You Hygee?

Barcelona Orange – Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

Barcelona Orange – Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

A Home on Martha’s Vineyard – Saturday Style

A Home on Martha’s Vineyard – Saturday Style

Horses, Wine, and Tents

Horses, Wine, and Tents

Country Tables on Saturday Style

Country Tables on Saturday Style

The Perfect Chair

The Perfect Chair

Rustic dresser redo

Rustic dresser redo

Industrial Efex @Mainecountryhome

Industrial Efex @Mainecountryhome

A Change Will Do You Good

A Change Will Do You Good

Annie Sloan Gilding Wax

Annie Sloan Gilding Wax

March colors of the month

March colors of the month

5 Fun Facts about the Annie Sloan Mix Mat

5 Fun Facts about the Annie Sloan Mix Mat

Annie Sloan Creating Patterns with Stencils

Annie Sloan Creating Patterns with Stencils

Mustard Seed Yellow – color profile

Mustard Seed Yellow – color profile

Winter color palette

Winter color palette

Scandinavian Sled

Scandinavian Sled

February colors of the month

February colors of the month

Not your grandmothers stencils

Not your grandmothers stencils

Antibes Green – color profile

Antibes Green – color profile

Linen – color profile

Linen – color profile

Summer scents in winter

Summer scents in winter

New stencil designs

New stencil designs

Primer Red – color profile

Primer Red – color profile

Welcome Outback Petticoat

Welcome Outback Petticoat

From Russia With Love

From Russia With Love

Flow Blue – Color profile

Flow Blue – Color profile

Winter painting benefits

Winter painting benefits

Weekend Get Away – Montreal

Weekend Get Away – Montreal

2017 home trends

2017 home trends

Chalk Paint Tips and Tricks

Chalk Paint Tips and Tricks

Aubusson Blue – color profile

Farmhouse White – Color Profile

Farmhouse White – Color Profile

January colors of the month

January colors of the month

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Pantone color of 2017 – Greenery

Pantone color of 2017 – Greenery

Introducing color profiles

Introducing color profiles

What do you think of these new colors?

What do you think of these new colors?

Holiday hours 2016-2017

Holiday hours 2016-2017

Made in Maine Gift Guide

Made in Maine Gift Guide

Simple holiday table runner

Simple holiday table runner

Miss Mustard Seed colors of the month

Miss Mustard Seed colors of the month

Making an old box into…an old box

Making an old box into…an old box

Annie Sloan Paints Everything

Annie Sloan Paints Everything

A Harvest of Fall Colors From Annie Sloan

A Harvest of Fall Colors From Annie Sloan

New RH Style: Shutters

New RH Style: Shutters

5 things to love about fall

5 things to love about fall

Fall is Coming

Fall is Coming

First Friday ArtWalk

First Friday ArtWalk

RH Modern… Hack the look for less with Chalk Paint®

RH Modern… Hack the look for less with Chalk Paint®

Please Join Us….

Please Join Us….

June Art Walk – Lighthouses galore!

June Art Walk – Lighthouses galore!

New upholstery fabric has landed in Rockland

New upholstery fabric has landed in Rockland

A poppy story

A poppy story

Meet the Design Doctor

Meet the Design Doctor

A Little French Antique Shop

A Little French Antique Shop

New to the shop: Home and Decor

New to the shop: Home and Decor

Chalk Paint Color Madness – The Winner

Chalk Paint Color Madness – The Winner

It comes down to this: Aubusson Blue vs. Duck Egg

It comes down to this: Aubusson Blue vs. Duck Egg

Color Madness: the Final Four

Color Madness: the Final Four

Pure White vs. Arles & Paris Grey vs. Old Violet

Pure White vs. Arles & Paris Grey vs. Old Violet

Aubusson Blue vs. Provence & Duck Egg vs. Graphite

Aubusson Blue vs. Provence & Duck Egg vs. Graphite

Fun and easy spring DIY ideas

Fun and easy spring DIY ideas

Arles vs. Old White / Louis Blue vs. Old Violet

Arles vs. Old White / Louis Blue vs. Old Violet

Country Grey vs. Pure White / Burgundy vs. Paris Grey

Country Grey vs. Pure White / Burgundy vs. Paris Grey

Before and Afters

Before and Afters

Antoinette vs. Provence / Graphite vs. Olive

Antoinette vs. Provence / Graphite vs. Olive

The resurgence of color

The resurgence of color

Aubusson Blue vs. Old Ochre / Duck Egg vs. French Linen

Aubusson Blue vs. Old Ochre / Duck Egg vs. French Linen

The long awaited first round results

The long awaited first round results

Napoleonic Blue vs. Old White / Old Violet vs. Barcelona Orange

Napoleonic Blue vs. Old White / Old Violet vs. Barcelona Orange

Arles vs. Emperor’s Silk / Louis Blue vs. Paloma

Arles vs. Emperor’s Silk / Louis Blue vs. Paloma

Versailles vs. Pure White/English Yellow vs. Paris Grey

Versailles vs. Pure White/English Yellow vs. Paris Grey

The little chippy end table that could

The little chippy end table that could

Country Grey vs. Primer Red/Burgundy vs. Chateau Grey

Country Grey vs. Primer Red/Burgundy vs. Chateau Grey

Provence vs. Antibes Green/Florence vs. Olive

Provence vs. Antibes Green/Florence vs. Olive

More before and afters

More before and afters

Day 4: Cream vs. French Linen

Day 4: Cream vs. French Linen

Day 3: Old Ochre vs. Scandinavian Pink

Day 3: Old Ochre vs. Scandinavian Pink

Day 2: Henrietta vs. Duck Egg

Day 2: Henrietta vs. Duck Egg

Let the voting begin! Aubusson Blue vs. Coco

Let the voting begin! Aubusson Blue vs. Coco

Annie Sloan color madness!

Annie Sloan color madness!

Quick tips for painting kitchen cabinets

Quick tips for painting kitchen cabinets

How to decorate large walls creatively

How to decorate large walls creatively

How to make Graphite more black (it’s super easy!)

How to make Graphite more black (it’s super easy!)

A happy marriage between paint and wood

A happy marriage between paint and wood

The great cover up – tutorial and photos

The great cover up – tutorial and photos

Open studio time: learn what YOU want

Open studio time: learn what YOU want

How to decorate your home with trays

How to decorate your home with trays

Furniture before and after

Furniture before and after

Mora clock gets a country chic makeover

Mora clock gets a country chic makeover

Top 5 Milk Paint colors of 2015

Top 5 Milk Paint colors of 2015

Do You Love Collecting

Do You Love Collecting

The most popular colors of 2015

The most popular colors of 2015

Seven farmhouse style projects

Seven farmhouse style projects

You can’t always get what you want

You can’t always get what you want

The first snow of 2016

The first snow of 2016

Top 5 countdown – Top posts of 2015

Top 5 countdown – Top posts of 2015

Milk Paint 101 – Mix it up!

Milk Paint 101 – Mix it up!

Chalk Paint or Milk Paint? The differences

Chalk Paint or Milk Paint? The differences

Time for a refresh

Time for a refresh

New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s Resolution

Christmas Lunch at Half Way Rock

Christmas Lunch at Half Way Rock

The Maine Blanket

The Maine Blanket

Holiday hours – Christmas & New Year’s

Last minute gift ideas

Color inspiration: where to start

Color inspiration: where to start

Easy chair revamp

Easy chair revamp

Stencil on repeat

Stencil on repeat

Ornament Painting Workshop

Ornament Painting Workshop

Holiday Hours

Rockland’s Early Bird Sale!

Rockland’s Early Bird Sale!

Scenes from a ribbon cutting

Scenes from a ribbon cutting

New Book by Annie Sloan

New Book by Annie Sloan

Artwalk Maine

Artwalk Maine

Ribbon Cutting Event

Ribbon Cutting Event

Efex Class

Efex Class

We’re Moving!

Barcelona Orange – the Color of Fall

Barcelona Orange – the Color of Fall

Armoire Transformation

Armoire Transformation

Pottery Barn Fall Color Palette

Pottery Barn Fall Color Palette

Labor Day Hours

Labor Day Hours

Stenciling Fabric

Stenciling Fabric

New in the store

New in the store

Coastal Art

Coastal Art

Driftwood Whale of a tale

Driftwood Whale of a tale

Wyeth and Maine colors

Wyeth and Maine colors

Coastal Colors

Coastal Colors

Maine Boats Homes and Harbors

Maine Boats Homes and Harbors

Dyeing with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

Dyeing with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

From Santorini with love

From Santorini with love

Farm style table with a modern twist

Farm style table with a modern twist

Spraying Chalk Paint

Spraying Chalk Paint

Painting kitchen cabinets

Painting kitchen cabinets

A Total Renovation in 17 Days

A Total Renovation in 17 Days

Projects galore

Projects galore

Luxe For Less

Luxe For Less

Red, White, and Blue

Red, White, and Blue

Finding Inspiration: Patina

Finding Inspiration: Patina

Painting Upholstery: Revisit

Painting Upholstery: Revisit

Finding Inspiration: Magazines

Finding Inspiration: Magazines

Chippy Scandinavian Style

Chippy Scandinavian Style

Finding Inspiration: Social Media

Finding Inspiration: Social Media

The little mid-century table that could

Finding Inspiration: Books

Finding Inspiration: Books

Channeling Mondrian

Channeling Mondrian

Finding Inspiration: Searches

Finding Inspiration: Searches

From Annie Sloan – Karen Donnelly Painter in Residence

From Annie Sloan – Karen Donnelly Painter in Residence

Why We Repurpose

Why We Repurpose

Unlikely color combo

Unlikely color combo

Antibes Green – March Color Madness

Antibes Green – March Color Madness

You can’t go wrong with Old White

You can’t go wrong with Old White

Trina’s at it again!

Trina’s at it again!

Metal Monday

Metal Monday

Neighborly Projects

Neighborly Projects

Falling out of love

Falling out of love

I found Paris – the city

I found Paris – the city

I found Paris – Maison & Objet oppulence

I found Paris – Maison & Objet oppulence

Beat the winter blues

Beat the winter blues

Pottery Barn Inspiration

Pottery Barn Inspiration

Refresh Your Furniture With Color

Refresh Your Furniture With Color

Get the Pottery Barn Look

Get the Pottery Barn Look

January Class Schedule

January Class Schedule

A Very Merry Christmas

A Very Merry Christmas

Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours

They’re finally here!

They’re finally here!

Tinting Wax

Tinting Wax

Ugly Furniture Party!

Ugly Furniture Party!

Thomaston Tree Lighting

Thomaston Tree Lighting

December Class Special

December Class Special

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

One for you…one for me!

One for you…one for me!

December Classes

December Classes

How to Scent Your Home

How to Scent Your Home

NEW Prices – Annie Sloan Fragrance

NEW Prices – Annie Sloan Fragrance

EVENT: #AnnieSloanLate

EVENT: #AnnieSloanLate

The newest Annie Sloan book is here!

The newest Annie Sloan book is here!

November Classes

November Classes

Linari: Fine Fragrance for Your Home

Linari: Fine Fragrance for Your Home

Introducing: Tough Coat

Introducing: Tough Coat

Hemp Oil – Learn How!

Hemp Oil – Learn How!

The Folky Table

The Folky Table

October Classes

October Classes

Meet Burgundy

Meet Burgundy

Celebrate the Season – Fall Open House!

Chalk Paint Play Date

Chalk Paint Play Date

Say hello to Ombre

Say hello to Ombre

Painting Fabric with Chalk Paint

Painting Fabric with Chalk Paint

New From Miss Mustard Seed

New From Miss Mustard Seed

Stop and Smell The…

Stop and Smell The…

Opening Day

Opening Day

Finding a Home

Finding a Home

Say a little prayer…bench

Say a little prayer…bench

It started with a pillow

It started with a pillow

New Orleans with Annie Sloan

New Orleans with Annie Sloan

Revisit: Painting the Garden

Revisit: Painting the Garden

The Hooligan Debacle

The Hooligan Debacle

May Classes

May Classes

Clear Wax-Before & After

Clear Wax-Before & After

Our New Displays

Our New Displays

May Classes…Filling up fast!

May Classes…Filling up fast!

Painting the Garden

Painting the Garden

Spring has Sprung!

Spring has Sprung!

Unfolded Studios: Chalk Paint® Training

Unfolded Studios: Chalk Paint® Training

My Favorite Things

My Favorite Things

Cleaning for Easter

Cleaning for Easter

Shipping Up To Boston

Shipping Up To Boston

Introducing Artisan Enhancements

Introducing Artisan Enhancements

Making Porcelain

Making Porcelain

Lamp Redux

Lamp Redux

Pampered Pets

Pampered Pets

Efex™ and Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint

Efex™ and Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint

A Chalk Paint Coffee Kitchen

A Chalk Paint Coffee Kitchen

Boho Chic Chalk Paint®

Boho Chic Chalk Paint®

April Class Dates

April Class Dates

March Madness

March Madness

Cracking Chalk Paint

Cracking Chalk Paint

Cutest Chair in the World

Cutest Chair in the World

Duck Egg Blue Armoire

Duck Egg Blue Armoire

You can win a MMSMP Apron Strings starter kit

You can win a MMSMP Apron Strings starter kit

Faux Zinc Table

Faux Zinc Table

Apron Strings Miss Mustard Seed Color of The Month

Apron Strings Miss Mustard Seed Color of The Month

February – DIY Luxe

February – DIY Luxe

Burr…it’s cold outside

Burr…it’s cold outside

Painting An Antique!

Painting An Antique!

Indigo The Color That Seduced The World

Indigo The Color That Seduced The World

In bound from New Zealand – Efex Moldings

In bound from New Zealand – Efex Moldings

Ironstone Giveaway

Ironstone Giveaway

Simple nautical Efex

Do you love ironstone?

Christmas Gift Wrap Up

Christmas Gift Wrap Up

What’s Happening Here!

What’s Happening Here!

Welcome to January  – check out our new classes

Welcome to January – check out our new classes

Oh…What fun!

Oh…What fun!

Merry Christmas

The Season For Giving

The Season For Giving

Simple Meaningful Gifts

Simple Meaningful Gifts

Let It Snow

Let It Snow

The Maine Blanket

The Maine Blanket

Our online store is open, and about me

Our online store is open, and about me

Restoration Hardware Style with Chalk Paint

Restoration Hardware Style with Chalk Paint

Restoration Hardware Style

Restoration Hardware Style

Boxwood – MMS color of the month

Boxwood – MMS color of the month

What you need to know about soft wax!

What you need to know about soft wax!

‘Tis The Season

‘Tis The Season

Let Happy Holidays Begin

Let Happy Holidays Begin

Happy Thanksgiving – Black Friday Specials

Happy Thanksgiving – Black Friday Specials

Spring Flowers – a photo essay

Spring Flowers – a photo essay

50 Years Ago…Remembering JFK

50 Years Ago…Remembering JFK

Business After Hours – Shelly’s Flowers

Business After Hours – Shelly’s Flowers

Santa Comes Early

Santa Comes Early

Milk Paint class and a special painting technique

Milk Paint class and a special painting technique

New Milk Paint Colors – New Classes – I can’t wait!

New Milk Paint Colors – New Classes – I can’t wait!

Holiday Hostess Gift Ideas – Beetroot Infused Gravlax

Holiday Hostess Gift Ideas – Beetroot Infused Gravlax

New Zealand Country Style

New Zealand Country Style

Farmhouse Modern by Terry John Woods

Farmhouse Modern by Terry John Woods

Paint Bar and New Workshop – Paint Your Own

Paint Bar and New Workshop – Paint Your Own

Welcome to November

Welcome to November

Top 20 Chalk Paint Questions and Answers

Top 20 Chalk Paint Questions and Answers

Easy as 1, 2, 3 – Annie Sloan Craqueleur

Easy as 1, 2, 3 – Annie Sloan Craqueleur

Last cruise of the year

Last cruise of the year

Painting primitive patina

Painting primitive patina

Introducing the Maine Country Dogs

Introducing the Maine Country Dogs

Annie Sloan Decoupage

Annie Sloan Decoupage

How To Mix Milk Paint

How To Mix Milk Paint

Got Milk? New sample paints and supplies that is

Got Milk? New sample paints and supplies that is

Great local dining-Salt Water Farm on Rockport Harbor

Great local dining-Salt Water Farm on Rockport Harbor

Primer Red Chalk Paint-a Federal style

Primer Red Chalk Paint-a Federal style

Annie Sloan Decoupage Varnish – Coming soon

Annie Sloan Decoupage Varnish – Coming soon

Meeting Miss Mustard Seed

Meeting Miss Mustard Seed

Exterior Fall decorations

Exterior Fall decorations

Have you tried Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint?

Have you tried Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint?

Maine Country tractor shed

Maine Country tractor shed

NEW-Chalk Paint® Tips and Techniques

NEW-Chalk Paint® Tips and Techniques

What to wear to the fair

What to wear to the fair

Fall loot – and a big surprise for me!

Fall loot – and a big surprise for me!

Primer Red and Soft Wax – Part 2

Primer Red and Soft Wax – Part 2

Mixing Chalk Paint with Soft Wax – Part 1

Mixing Chalk Paint with Soft Wax – Part 1

Nothing says Fall like a harvest in Napa Valley

Nothing says Fall like a harvest in Napa Valley

Back to School…For Chalk Paint®

Back to School…For Chalk Paint®

Fall colors, Barcelona Orange and Primer Red

Fall colors, Barcelona Orange and Primer Red

The boathouses of Vinalhaven Maine

The boathouses of Vinalhaven Maine

The Maine Country Home is done

The Maine Country Home is done

Our clever clients

Our clever clients

Decorating with Chalk Paint

Decorating with Chalk Paint

Whitewashing floors

Whitewashing floors

English Yellow is on the way

English Yellow is on the way

What is Chalk Paint®?

What is Chalk Paint®?

Introducing Workshop Wednesdays

Introducing Workshop Wednesdays

The not so small house is almost done!

The not so small house is almost done!

Summer dining

Summer dining

Chalk Paint floor cloth painting demo

Chalk Paint floor cloth painting demo

Save The Date

Save The Date

Think Summer

Think Summer

New French chair in Annie Sloan fabric

New French chair in Annie Sloan fabric

What color should I chose?

What color should I chose?

First Chalk Paint® colors

First Chalk Paint® colors

Getting the French seaside style-join our March paint class

Getting the French seaside style-join our March paint class

French seaside style inspiration

French seaside style inspiration

Blues to love…new house video

Blues to love…new house video

The not so small house

The not so small house

Annie Sloan fabric is here

Annie Sloan fabric is here

The barn is full – new projects in progress

The barn is full – new projects in progress

Inspiration – new farmhouse style

Inspiration – new farmhouse style

New workshop schedule

New workshop schedule

Paris Grey desk – art by John MacGowan

Paris Grey desk – art by John MacGowan

Auctions and finds

Auctions and finds

Milk Paint meets Scandinavian style

Milk Paint meets Scandinavian style

Colors of Maine – in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®

Colors of Maine – in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®

Blue Willow

Blue Willow

The colors of Maine

The colors of Maine

Welcome 2013

Welcome 2013

Let it snow

Let it snow

prayers for children

Graphics transfer

Graphics transfer

The little red table

The little red table

Our New Mantel – The Clipper Ship Young America

Our New Mantel – The Clipper Ship Young America

Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint Inspiration

Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint Inspiration

Auction finds

Auction finds

Work In Progress – AKA Life

Work In Progress – AKA Life

MIss Mustard Seed Love

MIss Mustard Seed Love

Fall at the Antique Exchange

Fall at the Antique Exchange

First Chalk Paint Class

First Chalk Paint Class

The walls are going up!

The walls are going up!

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Workshop Schedule

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Workshop Schedule

Kids say the strangest things

Kids say the strangest things

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint has arrived!

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint has arrived!

Apothecary scale from Torison Balance

Apothecary scale from Torison Balance

Painting lighthouses

Painting lighthouses

Chalk Paint now for sale at Maine Country Home

Master Bathroom Design Boards

Master Bathroom Design Boards

Oak sideboard before and after

Oak sideboard before and after

Repurposed furniture, yellow night stand

Repurposed furniture, yellow night stand

Building The Maine Country Home

Building The Maine Country Home

Coming Soon – Reuse and Repaint

Coming Soon – Reuse and Repaint

If you love the chippy look…

If you love the chippy look…

Uses For Shutters

Uses For Shutters

To paint or not?

To paint or not?

Miss Mustard Seed Tricycle Dresser

Miss Mustard Seed Tricycle Dresser

Thinking About Autumn

Thinking About Autumn

The colors of milk…paint that is

The colors of milk…paint that is

Inspiration From Greece

Inspiration From Greece

Restocking The Maine Country Home

Restocking The Maine Country Home

Milk Paint coming soon

Milk Paint coming soon

Penny’s Painting

Penny’s Painting

Country Auctions

Rearrange Your Space

Rearrange Your Space

Master Bedroom Makeover

Master Bedroom Makeover

Fluff and Buff

Fluff and Buff

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

What to do with an old box?

What to do with an old box?

A Day At the Beach

A Day At the Beach

Not Everything Is Painted

The first painting…and waxing

The first painting…and waxing

I Love Shopping

I Love Shopping

April Additions to Maine Country Home

April Additions to Maine Country Home

Harvest Table in Chalk Paint™

Harvest Table in Chalk Paint™

Maine Country Home is Open

Maine Country Home is Open

Life on the coast of Maine

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