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Pinrest February 01 2012, 0 Comments

In the links section of the blog you can click on to Pinrest and see what ‘s been posted.

Until next time
Elizabeth


Pinrest February 01 2012, 0 Comments

In the links section of the blog you can click on to Pinrest and see what 's been posted.

Until next time
Elizabeth


Antoinette January 31 2012, 0 Comments

A new colour from Annie Sloan will be in the shop in Feb if you would like a pot paint, please send me a e-mail to reserve .

Old fashioned Roses and the colour of old plaster. This is  soft pale pink with a hint of brown in it so the pink is not too sweet.


Antoinette January 31 2012, 0 Comments

A new colour from Annie Sloan will be in the shop in Feb if you would like a pot paint, please send me a e-mail to reserve .

Old fashioned Roses and the colour of old plaster. This is  soft pale pink with a hint of brown in it so the pink is not too sweet.


New Arrivals January 25 2012, 0 Comments

Wonderful Metal Storage Buckets we have 4 and all in great condition with handles at the side . Multi use buckets, home , garden or play

 

Size 12 inches high 17 inches in diameter $40.00 each plus taxes

Set of 4  Woods & Sons Script side Plates Green and White set of 4 all excellent condition $14.00 plus taxes

SOLD


New Arrivals January 25 2012, 0 Comments

Wonderful Metal Storage Buckets we have 4 and all in great condition with handles at the side . Multi use buckets, home , garden or play

 

Size 12 inches high 17 inches in diameter $40.00 each plus taxes

Set of 4  Woods & Sons Script side Plates Green and White set of 4 all excellent condition $14.00 plus taxes

SOLD


New Arrivals January 25 2012, 0 Comments

Wonderful Metal Storage Buckets we have 4 and all in great condition with handles at the side . Multi use buckets, home , garden or play

 

Size 12 inches high 17 inches in diameter $40.00 each plus taxes

Set of 4  Woods & Sons Script side Plates Green and White set of 4 all excellent condition $14.00 plus taxes

SOLD


Annie Sloan Workshop January 18 2012, 0 Comments

Chalk Paint  Foundation Class:

Learn the basics of Painting with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

This is one day hands on introductory class on painting furniture. Tips and tircks, waxing and distessing. No expericence necessary!

You will go home with a small finished stool.

All Materials supplied  and light lunch will be served. Please let us know about dietary restrictions.

Upcoming Class : Sunday Feb 12th 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All classes will be hel at THE MELON PATCH   357 MAIN STREET BATH  613 881-0165

WORKSHOP POLICES AND PROCEDURES

Please register for your workshop by contacting The Melon Patch by e-mail elizabeth@themelonpatch.com

or  613-881-0165

Cancellations require 7 days notice for credit or workshop credit will be issued.

Each workshop has a minimum number of participants , if this number is not met you will receive a full refund and we will reschedule.

Cost is $175.00 plus h.s.t  a 50% deposit is required to register for the class balance due on day of class.

Until next time

Elizabeth

 

 

 


Annie Sloan Workshop January 18 2012, 0 Comments

Chalk Paint  Foundation Class:

Learn the basics of Painting with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

This is one day hands on introductory class on painting furniture. Tips and tircks, waxing and distessing. No expericence necessary!

You will go home with a small finished stool.

All Materials supplied  and light lunch will be served. Please let us know about dietary restrictions.

Upcoming Class : Sunday Feb 12th 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All classes will be hel at THE MELON PATCH   357 MAIN STREET BATH  613 881-0165

WORKSHOP POLICES AND PROCEDURES

Please register for your workshop by contacting The Melon Patch by e-mail elizabeth@themelonpatch.com

or  613-881-0165

Cancellations require 7 days notice for credit or workshop credit will be issued.

Each workshop has a minimum number of participants , if this number is not met you will receive a full refund and we will reschedule.

Cost is $175.00 plus h.s.t  a 50% deposit is required to register for the class balance due on day of class.

Until next time

Elizabeth

 

 

 


Annie Sloan Workshop January 18 2012, 0 Comments

Chalk Paint  Foundation Class:

Learn the basics of Painting with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

This is one day hands on introductory class on painting furniture. Tips and tircks, waxing and distessing. No expericence necessary!

You will go home with a small finished stool.

All Materials supplied  and light lunch will be served. Please let us know about dietary restrictions.

Upcoming Class : Sunday Feb 12th 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All classes will be hel at THE MELON PATCH   357 MAIN STREET BATH  613 881-0165

WORKSHOP POLICES AND PROCEDURES

Please register for your workshop by contacting The Melon Patch by e-mail elizabeth@themelonpatch.com

or  613-881-0165

Cancellations require 7 days notice for credit or workshop credit will be issued.

Each workshop has a minimum number of participants , if this number is not met you will receive a full refund and we will reschedule.

Cost is $175.00 plus h.s.t  a 50% deposit is required to register for the class balance due on day of class.

Until next time

Elizabeth

 

 

 


Words to live , love and decorate by November 02 2011, 0 Comments

1. Find your passion, I am not a rich person , I don’t always get my hair cut on time, I travel little unless it is to see my daughter. My idea of a good time is going to an auction or a flea market.

2.Test your limits I took a big chance being the first retailer to bring Annie Sloan Paints into Canada. I had just signed the contract and the building I moved back to was supposed to be sold and the buyers walked out on the deal . I had paint coming and moving at the same time, it was not my best summer and I am still here maybe a little tired and ready for the next adventure.

3. Embrace imperfections, I am in the design business and have been for sometime and always said I had a wash and wear house. My kids were able to be in every part of the house. We did not wait for the kids to leave to have great stuff, we  surrounded our  home  with great finds at auctions and antiques stores, sometimes they were in great shape other times a little sad, but they made our home a  home. Now that my children are grown I see the exposure they had to interesting things , makes their homes interesting and unique. I always say they got the smarts from their Dad and their eclectic tastes from me.

4. Don’t wait for tomorrow , if you can do it now. Life changes quickly and without warning and my motto is no regrets.My husband became ill and our lives changed within 24 hours for ever. I am glad we moved to the farm  that was our dream form our early age, if we had waited to retire he would not realized the dream we had , short as it was it made our lives rich and brought us closer together and each day I am more grateful for the chance we took and happy that I am still able to stay here in the country.

The business of retail is always a challenge , ( the supplies are sometimes late, the contractor that I hired to do the tear out or the put in does not always get done one time, sometimes the colour is wrong or the supplier sent the wrong item)but one thing I know for sure it that there are some really amazing people out there, and I have met more with the Annie Sloan Paints. Great conversations and the excitement when the paint arrives and when someone paints their first piece is special. Thanks for sharing with me.

In the New Year I will be teaching techniques with the Annie Sloan Paints  and will be travelling to different areas. Since Kingston is quite a distance from some of you I am looking at different locations , that will be central  to some of you. I have been certified to teach the Annie Sloan techniques and am hoping to go to England to take another course with Annie , so I can share with all of first hand, what I learned.

If you are interested in taking a course ,they will be one-day  technique oriented , drop me a line so I know where the area of interests are, email elizabeth@themelonpatch.com

until next time

Elizabeth


Words to live , love and decorate by November 02 2011, 0 Comments

1. Find your passion, I am not a rich person , I don't always get my hair cut on time, I travel little unless it is to see my daughter. My idea of a good time is going to an auction or a flea market.

2.Test your limits I took a big chance being the first retailer to bring Annie Sloan Paints into Canada. I had just signed the contract and the building I moved back to was supposed to be sold and the buyers walked out on the deal . I had paint coming and moving at the same time, it was not my best summer and I am still here maybe a little tired and ready for the next adventure.

3. Embrace imperfections, I am in the design business and have been for sometime and always said I had a wash and wear house. My kids were able to be in every part of the house. We did not wait for the kids to leave to have great stuff, we  surrounded our  home  with great finds at auctions and antiques stores, sometimes they were in great shape other times a little sad, but they made our home a  home. Now that my children are grown I see the exposure they had to interesting things , makes their homes interesting and unique. I always say they got the smarts from their Dad and their eclectic tastes from me.

4. Don't wait for tomorrow , if you can do it now. Life changes quickly and without warning and my motto is no regrets.My husband became ill and our lives changed within 24 hours for ever. I am glad we moved to the farm  that was our dream form our early age, if we had waited to retire he would not realized the dream we had , short as it was it made our lives rich and brought us closer together and each day I am more grateful for the chance we took and happy that I am still able to stay here in the country.

The business of retail is always a challenge , ( the supplies are sometimes late, the contractor that I hired to do the tear out or the put in does not always get done one time, sometimes the colour is wrong or the supplier sent the wrong item)but one thing I know for sure it that there are some really amazing people out there, and I have met more with the Annie Sloan Paints. Great conversations and the excitement when the paint arrives and when someone paints their first piece is special. Thanks for sharing with me.

In the New Year I will be teaching techniques with the Annie Sloan Paints  and will be travelling to different areas. Since Kingston is quite a distance from some of you I am looking at different locations , that will be central  to some of you. I have been certified to teach the Annie Sloan techniques and am hoping to go to England to take another course with Annie , so I can share with all of first hand, what I learned.

If you are interested in taking a course ,they will be one-day  technique oriented , drop me a line so I know where the area of interests are, email elizabeth@themelonpatch.com

until next time

Elizabeth