Thanks Elizabeth of MaryElizabeth Originals for this wonderful DIY guest post. Read on! Hi everyone! I’m so happy that Jayne asked me to walk you through how to transfer images using a blender pen. It’s a really great process and once you get the hang of it — it really… Continue Reading
We’ve all gotten really used to using our smart phones for taking pictures but you know you’ve got that fabulous DSLR sitting there waiting to be used except you’re just not sure what to do with it. Learn how to use it once and for all and take those gorgeous… Continue Reading
I’ve added a bunch of workshops for Fall! To learn to use Maison Blanche Vintage Furniture paint or Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint there are 4 to pick from: Pull up a Seat, using Maison Blanche, you get an antique or vintage chair (provided by Chalk) to paint in the… Continue Reading
One of the many things I love about Maison Blanche Paint Company is that there are 7 different colors of wax in their line. Today I’m posting about the Maison Blanche Black Lime Wax. I’ve used this wax over painted surfaces and on bare wood, it adds an incredible depth… Continue Reading
Lots going on at Chalk as we welcome Fall and the upcoming holidays! I’m proud to add Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint to our DIY arsenal. Truly an all natural line with over 25 gorgeous colors and 4 different ways to seal your finished piece. Come by the shop to… Continue Reading
Anyone that’s been to my shop know I love and sell Maison Blanche Vintage Furniture Paint. The 42 paint colors are beautiful and the 7 different waxes are sublime! I get so many questions about the paint I thought I would address the most common ones, off we go… What can… Continue Reading
Now for a total dresser makeover! I’ve had this beautiful and really well made dresser at Chalk Mercantile for over 6 months and no one has given it a second look. It’s made by Thomasville and is solid cherry. So I made the decision to paint it and thankfully I… Continue Reading
I love buntings and making them is quite easy. You can’t go wrong with fabric choices or shape of the little flags. Buntings announce anything you want, a season, party, birth, gathering, anything you can think of! Here’s a tutorial of how I make a bunting using a few fat… Continue Reading
Hi all! I hope you enjoyed a wonderful holiday. Please click here or on Workshops at the top left of the page to see the latest workshop schedule. Any questions feel free to email me at Jayne@ChalkMercantile.com or give Chalk a call at 860-395-0558. Here’s to learning something new in 2016! Jayne
Chalk will be open tomorrow Tuesday 12/22 and Wednesday 12/23 from 10am – 5pm, Christmas eve from 10am – 3pm, closed on Christmas Day. Back open for regular hours on Saturday, 12/26.
I wrote a DIY Christmas stocking tutorial a couple of years ago on my (long ignored) Daisey Jayne Blog. I’ve tried other patterns and this is my favorite. Give it a try and make a bunch! I believe Christmas stockings should always be handmade with lots of love! So here’s the… Continue Reading
Here’s just a small sample of items that are wonderful and $50.00 or under! There is so much more available at Chalk!!!! Best, Jayne
I’ve added two workshop dates before the holidays arrive. October 24th from 10am – 1pm and November 14th from 10am – 1pm. For a full description of the workshop and ways to sign up please go to my workshop page by clicking here.
Along with the painting and needlework classes offered at Chalk Mercantile I now have the pleasure to offer classes taught by Susan Schneider of Shandell’s! I’m over the moon and know you will be too. Please click here or upper left on Workshops to go to my Workshop Page for… Continue Reading
Check out our extended holiday hours, Mon & Tue 12pm – 4pm, Wed – Thu 10am – 6pm, Fri 10am – 7pm, Sat 10am – 6pm and Sun 10am- 4 These will be the new hours at Chalk thru Christmas!