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Rustic dresser redo

Rustic dresser redo We've seen a lot of dresser redos in our time. Ones that we've done, ones our customers have done, and of course all the creative people all over the world who are nice enough to share their transformations. After awhile you think you've seen it...

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Industrial Efex @Mainecountryhome

Before we left for New Zealand I spent my snow day working on an industrial table for Maine Country Home.  It is a found palette with a weathered worn top. Base is painted in graphite and made of old 2 x 4’s. The sides are where it gets interesting. I wanted to stay...

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A Change Will Do You Good

A Change Will Do You Good The haircut is a symbol of change.   When we started this blog in 2012 it was to chronicle our new life on the coast of Maine. How two goofy retirees choose to spend their golden years? OK, I never told my husband that we were retiring, and...

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Annie Sloan Gilding Wax

  The Gilding Waxes have arrived. Annie Sloan Gilding Wax... yup a new product. We're excited to announce the latest addition to the Annie Sloan product line: Annie Sloan Gilding Wax! :  Available in five metallic colors designed to complement the Annie Sloan...

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March colors of the month

March Colors February is such a short month, we hope you got in some good painting projects with last month's colors, Apron Strings and Arabesque. If you didn't that's ok! They're not going anywhere and it's always a good time to paint. The March colors feel a bit...

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5 Fun Facts about the Annie Sloan Mix Mat

 Annie Sloan Mix Mat..........                  5 Great reasons to use one! Have you met The Annie Sloan Mix Mat. It is awesome! I admit I wasn't convinced at first. Then I actually used it! Now I can barely paint without it. We are certain you will feel the same way....

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Scandinavian Sled

Scandinavian Sled We've all seen these sleds around. Plain, wooden, maybe with a little rusty patina on the metal. They're very cute, and great winter decor, especially if they have some original logos or painted detail. This one was just a plain, old, boring, wooden...

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