Newsletters & Articles

The Passionate ReStore Recap
Do you know what you get when you mix The Passionate Home with Habitat for Humanity… THE PASSIONATE RESTORE of course! What an outstanding event we had in April raising money to build affordable homes in the Upper Fraser Valley. ...
Our #THPMonthly Makeover March Edition!
This week our March #tphmakeover winner pick up her finished piece and in her words she was "blown away with how her Grandma's buffet turned out!" We are so glad she is happy. Elisa wanted a bright finish and mentioned...
Breathe New life Into Your Kitchen With Chalk Paint™!
Annie Sloan’s newsletter is always an excellent source of inspiration for all things chalk paint™ and this month has not disappointed! She has so many great ideas to help inspire us to try new kitchen design ideas and techniques. Every...
Easy Decor Ideas For a Chalk Paint™ Novice
So you’ve seen what can be achieved with a pot of Annie Sloan’s Chalk Paint by your side and now you’ve decided you want to get in on all the fun! If you are a beginner to the world of...
Discover Scandinavian Pink
On trend colours come and go but the effect they have on your home is huge! Including that colour that just transforms the whole room is something that we all want to achieve and this is made that bit more...
Introducing Two BRAND NEW Workshops!
We are thrilled to bring you two brand new workshops this month, we already cover a vast array of tasks and projects in our existing workshops. However, starting March 19th, we will host our very first Rustic Wood Plank Clock...
Our First Winner of the Monthly Makeover Contest!
We are so pleased that Andrea was the first winner of monthly #TPHMakeover contest, and even more thrilled with how her grandmother's stereo cabinet turned out!  The cabinet needed some love to bring it into today's decor and we decided to use...
We're hosting a Monthly Makeover contest here at The Passionate Home to help you Create a Beautiful Life.
DIY Workshop Schedule at a Glance

Join us for one of our upcoming workshops. You won't just go home with a beautiful project, you will go home feeling empowered and confident to tackle any home improvement project... 

How To Use The Colour Wheel To Mix Annie Sloan's Chalk Paint™

Discover how to use the Colour Wheel to adjust the colour of your Chalk Paint™ decorative paint by Annie Sloan.

Annie works with two of her newest Chalk Paint™ colours, Giverny and Honfleur.

Transforming A Fireplace With Annie Sloan's Chalk Paint™
Our new manager Jeannine recently transformed her home fireplace. Using Chalk Paint™ decorative paint by Annie Sloan, Jeannine was able to soften the look of her once austere fireplace. Here's how she did it! 
On My Mind: Beautiful Store Fronts in Europe
Being a shop owner I am always admiring other beautiful store fronts and what better place to see beauty than Europe! I thought I would share some of what inspired me while our family was there in May.
August Inspiration: Get Inspired with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™

In case you haven't heard, August is our Inspiration Month! In addition to special offers and contests, we're also sharing some of our projects and tips to inspire you to Create A Beautiful Life! 

We'll be adding new content each week so check back soon!

Week 1 Inspiration: Painting Outdoors

Annie Sloan Transforms an Old Nightstand into a Vintage Treasure!

As part of The Design Network's Paint Anything series, Annie Sloan transforms a mid-century modern nightstand—handed down from father to son—into a unique vintage piece in just 45 minutes using Chalk Paint™ decorative paint.

Decorating A Nursery Using Annie Sloan's Chalk Paint™

One of the reasons we love Chalk Paint™ decorative paint by Annie Sloan is that it’s safe to use all around your home—even in your baby’s room!

Our Home Décor Consultant Mark recently decorated a room for a special new arrival—his daughter, Quinn... 

My Visit to Annie Sloan's Warehouse
As you may know my family recently returned from a “family bonding” trip to Paris and England.  While I was in bed one night in Paris I was on Facebook and thought wouldn’t it be great to go and visit Annie Sloan while we are in England, so I sent her a message...