Newsletters & Articles

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...
Our Second #TPHMakeover Winner!
We were delighted to choose Bev as the winner of our second #TPHMakeover winner. This beautiful old cabinet was just waiting for some TLC to reinvigorate it and change it into a standout piece in the home. We decided on...
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...
MONTHLY MAKEOVER CONTEST #TPHmakeover
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.
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.

Join us at the Fraser Valley Women's Expo!!
Join us for this year's Fraser Valley's Women's Expo in March. We will be on hand to answer any of your home decor questions, and doing Chalk Paint™ demonstrations both on stage and in our booth so you can see how you can...
New Product Alert: Annie Sloan Mini Project Pack
We are thrilled to offer you Annie Sloan's Mini Project Pack! A perfect way to update your favourite piece of furniture, perhaps a bedside table or favourite chair. These packs are perfect for any small project; think stool, floating shelf,...
How to Create French Elegant Style
The Inspiration Photo: For the perfectly imperfect antiqued look that remains en vogue with furniture, finding just the right piece done the way you want can be a challenge of time, funds, and patience. However, creating your ideal piece is...
Create a Beautiful Life Workshop Series Schedule
Have you wondered what it's like to take a DIY workshop at the Passionate Home? Watch Elinor one of B.C.'s first certified Chalk Paint™ Decorative Paint by Annie Sloan instructors as she demos different application techniques. Workshop attendees, Mary and...
Create a Beautiful Life in 2016 with The Passionate Home!
“Life is beautiful! And even more so if you are living a life filled with happiness, peace and contribution.  A beautiful life is one that makes you feel fully alive, is full of inspiration and creates a deeper, more connected...
Annie Sloan Holiday Craft: Decorative Table Runner
You are on the ball! Your tree is trimmed, you’ve got all your gifts purchased and wrapped, and your holiday menu is finalized. You do have time to enjoy another holiday inspired craft –one that will make your Christmas table...