Here is what is happening at TLC Vintage Collection, Central Iowa Headquarters
for Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan!
Lemon scent Scrubby soap! We have carried orange and now we have lemon too! Great for cleaning brushes as it is infused through a plastic sponge that helps scrub off crusty paint. Great degreaser to also use at your kitchen sink.
Christmas cards, labels and mini bags are here! Humorous or heartfelt, the Shannon Martin line does it again. We have lots of stocking stuffers, too,in small sizes of lip balm and body butter.
SOCIAL MEDIAFollow my colleagues in Canada as they celebrate October and 31 days of Annie Sloan colors. Each day a Stockist posts about a color with background and photos. Then Canadian customer compete for prizes by submitting their projects using the day's color. Pull up Annie Sloan Canada 31 days of Chalk Paint.
Tip of the Month
Suddenly I am into layering colors. I also like the hint of an underlying wood. Check out one of my September blogs on layering colors with a sponge, then sanding to give a blended look. Sorry this is short this month, but I accidentally destroyed my computer and am waiting on a new one.
Chalk Paint® 101
Learn the fundamentals of painting with Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan. One and two color distressing, rustic, modern, faux copper patina, antiquing as well as application of soft clear and dark wax. Class is $85 in advance. Offered on the following dates:
November 1: 9 am to noon
December 6: 9 am to noon
Chalk Paint (R) 201 All New!
More amazing paint techniques of Annie Sloan! Crackle, frottage, wet wax distress and more! In advance, $85. Minimum of 4 people.
November 8: 9 am to noon.
Chalk Paint (R) Your Kitchen Cabinets & Built-Ins! How to renew your dated cabinets at a fraction of the cos without replacing them! $85 in advance. Minimum 3 people.
Oct. 25: Noon to 3 pm
Ice wood like you would ice a cake. Texture paste to add dimension to any surface! No one else is offering this product or class in Iowa.
November 22: Noon to 3 pm
Artisan Enhancements Special Effects!
Crackle, Pearl Plaster, Transfer Gel, Gulding Foil! Fun beyond description! 4 person minimum. $85 in advance.
Oct. 11: Noon to 3 pm
Peeling Paint, Crust & Ctrud
Perfect for the junker who wants to blend a newer piece or add a more rustic finish to an item to blend in. Peeling off paint, layers of crust and crud...this is a fun evening class! Offered once to see how you like it.
Oct. 13: 6-9 pm
Introduction to Milk Paint
A variety of applications for the use of Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint. Wax distress, layering, staining and more!
Oct. 18: 9 am to noon.
Dec. 13: 9 am to noon.
Girls Night Out! Wine, Cheese and Paint Therapy!
Put together a group of girlfriends and spend 3 hours in the studio painting! Organize your group. Book it exclusively $360 for your group of up to 8 people. You bring the wine, we provide the cheese and paint!
Oct. 14: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Cancellation Policy: Payment is required to reserve your place in class. Fees are non-refundable. But if your plans change and you give two weeks’ notice before your class date, you can take the class at a later date that it is offered within six months of original date. Under two weeks, I will try to fill your space and then you can choose another class date when offered. However, if I am unable to fill your space, you will forfeit your fee. Thank you for your understanding of this policy.