Workshop 2 Day SALE!

Our Spring How to Paint Furniture 101 Workshops are on SALE today and tomorrow, you can reserve your seat and save $50 off of your class tuition.  We provide all of the paints and supplies for class, all you need to do is come dressed comfortably ready for a FUN day! [...]

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It’s SHOW WEEK!!!   Junk Hippy is this Saturday, February 22nd, 2014!

Altar’d Market will be closed on Friday 2/21 & Saturday 2/22 as all of our amazingly talented Vendors pack up and head to The Fort Bend County Fairgrounds to sell at Junk Hippy!  If you’ve never been to a Junk Hippy Show, girl [...]

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What if you walked into your closet this morning to get dressed for the day, and all of your shoes were high heels?  You had 36 colors of the same shoe… all high heels.  No tennis shoes, no ballet flats, no boots, no flip flops. {GASP}  I haven’t worn heels since……..maybe 1999.  I doubt I can [...]

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{Altar’d Market is NOW OPEN}

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After a couple of crazy long weeks, and way too much paperwork- the new Altar’d Market is NOW OPEN!     Altar’d Market is a retail Store that is full of everything handmade, vintage, painted furniture, unique décor, and so much more! We have 13 very talented artists under one roof, and new items come [...]

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I was supposed to write my 4th eBook this Summer… I planned to write about all of the things I’ve learned the hard way during the past several years in the painted furniture business.  I closed my La Porte store at the end of May, and spent the Summer enjoying the long hot days with [...]

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 Hi Y’all, I’ve gotten several emails lately about a fairly new product that is available to mix with latex (acrylic) paints, like my favorites Behr and Sherwin Williams.  I asked the creator of Webster’s Chalk Paint Powder™ to stop by and give my readers some info.

Nicole says:

Websters Chalk Paint Powder™ was [...]

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We are moving just a town over to a new home, and I would rather sell our personal furniture & decor than move it.  {Plus, if you know me- I change my home’s furniture and decor like I change my clothes} 

  All of our Furniture & Home Decor will be posted to Continue Reading

I fell in.LOVE. with these pieces when they came in today. I love the curves on the front of the Buffet & China Cabinet and the Chairs of the Dining set are so detailed. All of these pieces are available for custom painting- you can choose the color/finish! {All pricing includes custom refinishing in your [...]

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   This neutral finish has been our #1 most requested finish by our clients for the past 4 years in a row!  Our Oatmeal finish blends well with so many colors, and my favorite is to pair it with a dark stained top. {My favorite stain is Minwax Jacobean}  You can easily create this high-end [...]

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One of my favorite (and most requested) finishes is our Peacock Tarnished Finish.  This finish just makes me happy to look at…it’s a gorgeous tuquoise that reminds me of the Wizard of Oz.  On page #22 of our second eBook, Most Wanted Finishes is the recipe for creating this look on your own furniture.


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