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Time Flies!

I honestly have no idea how it has already been 8 months. That is 2/3 of a year!

This has been an amazing journey. I am looking forward to the future and working to adapt both the store and myself to what it holds.

One thing coming together is making Reinvented Vintage a more community oriented space! We are starting to offer a new style of class, what I am calling “Make-And-Take.” These are classes that bring together local artists and community members. The artists lead a class in a afternoon (or morning!) of fun, laughter and learning.


Making Snow People with Redeemed Home Goods!

Our next Make & Take workshop:


March 4th 2-4pm with Audrey of Ridgewood Shop!

Besides bringing in guest artists, I am also working towards having a majority AR Made products (the non-vintage kind that is!).

Some as far away as Fayetteville, with a lot closer to home! Some of our AR made:

Come see me (and all of these great products) at the shop Tues-Sat 11-6! ;D

Hope to see you soon!


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Painted Antique French Furniture – Examples of The Art of Highlighting

Another great post by FrenchFinds!

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French Antique Furniture

Lots of people love the different colours we use on our French furniture at FrenchFinds and lately we’ve had a lot of requests for highlighting. Over the years we have painted a lot of french antique furniture ourselves but have also matched bespoke requests. The term ‘highlighting’ is pretty  self-explanatory but for those of you that want to have gain an insight I would be happy to explain with some examples!

French Antique Furniture

What is Highlighting?

Highlighting is essentially the use of contrasting colours to bring out a feature, usually a carving or recess, on a piece of french antique furniture. It is generally used when one single solid colour makes a French antique piece of furniture appear too blocky.

There are many forms of highlighting possible the main types are;

  • Traditional Highlighting, which is the use of a light colour on top of a dark colour in order to bring…

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2014 Workshop Schedule


Here are the dates for the workshops scheduled January – March 2014.  Click on SHOP to register!

January 4th 9am-11:30am Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint

January 9th 6-8:30pm Maison Blanche Vintage Furniture Paint

January 25th 9-11:30am Maison Blanche Vintage Furniture Paint

February 6th 6-8:30pm Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint

February 15th 9-11:30am Maison Blanche Vintage Furniture Paint

February 27th 6-8:30pm Maison Blanche Vintage Furniture Paint

March 8th 9-11:30am Maison Blanche Vintage Furniture Paint

March 13th 6-8:30pm Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint


All workshops are $95 if you bring your own furniture; $125 if you pick a piece of furniture from our “pickin’ pile.”  All paints and supplies are provided to workshop attendees.  Snacks and drinks are provided!  Workshop attendees receive a 10% discount on any paint purchases they make the day of their workshop only.

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