Here are some of my favourite links.

Cast Iron birds that were aged with paint and used to refresh a mid-century walnut dresser.

For paint and finishes…

Miss Mustard Seed (Milk Paint)

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

Malenka Originals (for Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint in Ottawa)

Country Chic Paint

General Finishes (java gel stain and other finishes)

Lee Valley (General Finishes are available here in Canada, also an excellent source for hardware)

Homestead House Paint Co.

Fusion Mineral Paint

For places in the Ottawa area to pick up great items to Recreate…

The Real Deal Store (This store is in Smiths Falls but is an excellent place to pick up items… they reclaim items and all of the money goes to the Rideau Environmental Action League)


The Salvation Army Thrift Stores


Some of my favourite blogs… 

Miss Mustard Seed

The Crowned Goat

The Crafting Nook

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