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Low and No VOC Paints are Perfect for Winter Projects

Odor-free indoor painting solutions So you decided to put off that indoor painting project for the winter, eh? You figure it’s a good use of your time when the temperature is 10-degrees outside, right? Well, that “great idea” for many new painters is perfect up until the first coat goes up and the scent of...
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PVC-Free Window Shades

Window Treatment Wednesday: PVC-Free Window Shades If you’re trying to keep chemicals out of your home or business, one item to consider is your window shades. PVC, or polyvinyl chloride, is used in a number of household products, including furniture, housewares, and a few particular styles of blinds, such as vinyl horizontal blinds, which are...
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What Your Windows Say About You

Window Treatment Wednesday: What Your Windows Say About You “Personal style is not something that is just in the air. It is something you have and that you apply to yourself.” – Paloma Picasso Our individual flair also permeates the atmosphere of homes—from furnishings to color.  Shannon Scarrella, Hirshfield’s Shop at Home, says that almost everything...
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Bits & Pieces: Lark Nest Design Show-and-Tell

Kim, from Lark Nest Design, posted one of her lovely furniture makeovers which I want to share with you. She started out with a thrift store find. Note the very cool circle detail on the arms.  She used Slate and Bimini from our Cottage Paint line, paired with a gorgeous fabric. It turned out so...
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2013 Bachman’s Spring Ideas House

Where did the time go? This is the last weekend for the Bachman’s Spring Ideas House! Remember you need a ticket to go through the house. Your $5 ticket includes a coupon good for $5 off a Bachman’s purchase, with 20% of ticket proceeds benefiting Art in Bloom, the principal fundraiser of the Friends of...
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Cottage Paint

Cottage Paint is quick and easy – no stripping, sanding or primer needed! Cottage Paint adheres tenaciously to reclaimed, recycled or refurbished furniture pieces and dries to a matte finish. Achieve the “old world” look of French country finishes, the laid back charm of a beach cottage, or an English country cottage, with these amazing new paint...
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New Year’s Resolution: Refinish those Garage Sale Finds

Raise your hand if you made a New Year’s resolution this year! Making the resolution is the easy part, the hard part is actually following through! Have no fear, the team at Hirshfield’s is here to keep you accountable! All month long we’ll be bringing your tips and advice to help you stick to your...
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New Year’s Resolution: Use Green Products in Your Home

Raise your hand if you made a New Year’s resolution this year! Making the resolution is the easy part, the hard part is actually following through! Have no fear, the team at Hirshfield’s is here to keep you accountable! All month long we’ll be bringing your tips and advice to help stick to your home...
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Friday Finds: Home Sweet Home

Here’s the story of a lovely lady… This story warms my heart in so many ways: ingenuity, creativity, recycling, the want or need to express your personal sense of style, and my favorite, yard art. Olga lives in a small, isolated Russian village (north of Mongolia) and saved bottle caps until she had enough to...
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Friday Finds: Environmentally Safe Paint Removers from Hirshfield’s

knack studio A fresh coat of paint can give new life to an old piece of furniture, an outdated room or even a home’s entire exterior! However, sometimes before you can add that fresh coat of paint you have to first remove the old layer(s). Removing old paint can sometimes prove to be an icky...
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