• Shutter & Brushes Offering Chalk Paint Techniques Classes

    You have been asking for Annie Sloan Chalk Paint classes and with great excitement, the we are ready to make that happen! The classes will inspire your creative side and give you skills to take on your first project. Classes include a light lunch and beverages. If you are interested, contact SHUTTER & BRUSHES at 574-524-6214, or email [email protected]. Better yet come and visit our store and sign up at the paint counter, located upstairs in our little nest at Birds Gotta Fly Vintage, 916 N. Michigan Street, Elkhart, IN. TECHNIQUES 1- BEGINNER CLASS Saturday, June 24, 2023 10:30-2:30 Saturday, July 15, 2023 10:30-2:30 TECHNIQUES – 2 CLASS Saturday, July…

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  • Easy IOD Transfer & Annie Sloan Paint Project

    This video shows your just how easy it is to turn a scrap board into a cute little picture for your home or for a gift. I simply painted a small board with Annie Sloan’s new paint color Coolabah Green, let it dry and for a few hours and applied this sweet transfer to that literally took 2 minutes to do and look gorgeous. The transfer came from the Iron Orchid Design Ephemeral Melange Transfer Set. The board needed a bit gold gilding that was easily applied to make it shine! https://youtu.be/YTBgSjc-_ZI

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  • Shutter & Brushes Store Opening!

    May 25, 2023 – Today we open our little Shutter & Brushes Paint Studio in our nest at the beautiful Birds Gotta Fly Vintage Store at 916 N. Michigan here in Elkhart! It has been a long time coming and I am forever grateful to Pamela K Hoffer. Pam has been a wonderful mentor and inspiration for me over the years. I am so excited to get started with my sister Heidi Bemiller and dear friend Ann Allyn on this journey. You will find them busy during the day in the shop painting customer projects and we will be selling Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and IOD Design elements. In the…

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