Monthly Archives: November 2013

Giving Heaps Of Thanksgiving Praise…

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I just love the old pictures, like this one above, of our early settlers in thanksgiving….

I have so much  I want  to say,  and this is one morning where I sit here trying to figure out how to say it all, just right….

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Unfortunately,  I am still in my fuzzy pj’s, and still need to make my Bob Evans Cheesy Dip, and still need to shower and prettied up –  all in 1 1/2 hours –  so I need not gobble gobble…

I am so very thankful for EVERY ONE of  my paint friends, readers, customers, local and afar –   I just reached the 5 year mark of blogging – that is insane –  time is flying by…  I am doing what I love, God is blessing me in so many ways, and I can only be sure to make every effort to constantly give Him praise and thanks.

May you and your families have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

I love this song, a couple guys from Hillside – if you have a few minutes to listen I think it will warm your heart today!

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You Know It’s Sunday, Have A Little Faith

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In the Store, After Hours…Metals and Paints

Preparing for this holiday season –

Metal vases, painted a vintage white,  still waiting on a rub back and seal – but playing with ribbon options…

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More painted metal, this time spires – trying out a pretty crystal teardrop garnish…

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chalk clay mineral paint metal vases vintage holiday decor fabulous finishes cece caldwell

Well look at that,  MORE painted metal 🙂   Added a mini wreath, a mercury glass bulb and ribbon…

chalk clay mineral paint metal vases vintage holiday decor fabulous finishes cece caldwell

chalk clay mineral paint metal vases vintage holiday decor fabulous finishes cece caldwell

My daughter surprised me at closing –  one benefit of your kids driving, they can stop in and visit!    She helped me clean up from the day, then pulled out a metal star to decorate

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She painted it red, then used a sticky size to stencil ‘snowflakes’  which got a dousing of sparkly white glitter –  it is SO pretty in person…

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And my favorite,   dressing up chair springs…

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a splash of white chalk and clay paint, some greens, and a jingle bell in the center!

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chalk clay mineral paint metal vases vintage holiday decor fabulous finishes cece caldwell vintage spring coil

Fresh stock of stencils…

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If you’re in the Metro Detroit area come  check us out,  we’re open today 10am-4pm.

Next week is Thanksgiving and we will have holiday hours:

 Monday    closed

Tuesday, Wednesday  10am-5pm

Thursday, Friday   CLOSED

Saturday  10am – 4pm

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Duck Grows Up, Chalk AND Clay AND Mineral Paints Make It Easy…

No PRE photos of duck when he was abandoned and in desperate need of a makeover,   but this was after round 1, earlier this summer

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He was  S T Y L I N !

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Yesterday we started to decorate the store for the holidays.   I thought DUCK would be pretty in the front windows, dressed up with a bow…  but his  look wasn’t working for me,

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so I took him in back,  yanked off his fringe, repainted him with American Paint Company Wild Horses (brown) and then over that APC Navajo White (soft white)

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I weathered him a little with a quick scuff scuff of 180 grit sand paper, then sealed the paint finish with American’s Topcoat Finish.  I LOVE this topcoat, an all natural- (zero VOC) –   water based, topcoat that cures to a hard finish – the perfect alternative to their all natural (zero VOC) waxes.  It brushes on like water,  simple, easy, and FAST!

APC Topcoat is my choice when I need a hard, durable finish,  after all,  hopefully little kidlets will be rocking on this, and it needs to be safe for mouths that might bite, and smudgies from little hands!

Once DUCK dried, I added new trim

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I decided to use a discarded burlap sack as the perfect cap for Chez Duck!

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A bow holiday tin tag to dress his neck

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Nothing can pass by me with getting swarovski’d!

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Wag wag, waddle waddle….

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Solidly handcrafted – not punky plastic…

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He’ll be waiting in the window for the perfect owner!

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Back to changing out the orange and brown and switching in the red and greens!

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If you’re in the Metro Detroit area, be sure to stop by and check out our awesome DIY paint lines,  we’ve got you covered with Chalk Clay Mineral based paints featuring both American Paint Company and CeCe Caldwell  –  and we fully stock Caromal Colours paint lines.

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