Irvington’s Third Friday Tonight!

August 19, 2016

Join us tonight, Friday, August 19th, in Irvington for our Third Friday! Specials and refreshments at the shops and businesses of the town. We will be open at Brocante Home – hope to see you then. Just a reminder that our Summer Sale is going on – 20% to 50% savings! For directions to our Irvington Shop.…

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Meet Giverny

The first of three new Chalk Paint® colors has been announced by Annie Sloan and it is called Giverny. We’re so excited to share it with you! Giverny is a bright, cheery, clean, cool blue, nearer the greener range of blues, without any red…

August 10, 2016


The big Summer Sale at our Irvington Shop starts today – 20% to 50% on furniture, lamps, rugs, pillows, curtain panels and much more. You won’t want to miss it! For directions to our shop.  See you there…. PS – Don’t forget to sign up…

August 3, 2016

Join the “Dash Pack”

If you didn’t know already, Brocante Home Collection in Irvington is the retailer for Dash & Albert in the area. We have an assortment of indoor / outdoor rugs at the shop but did you know that we can order any of their rugs?…

July 27, 2016

Updating Vintage Mahogany Chairs using Chalk Paint®

Loving how decorative painter Anne DeCamps has re-finished these vintage “shieldback” mahogany chairs using Chalk Paint®. A first coat of Old White and a second of French Linen, lightly distressed and finished with a mix of Clear and Dark Chalk Paint® Wax. Want to…

July 18, 2016

Fourth of July

A very happy holiday from all of us at Brocante Home. Hope you are enjoying your summer and we hope to see you soon at either our Irvington or Richmond locations. Click on the link below to see our shop decorated for the Fourth!…

July 4, 2016

Best of Summer

Whether you are relaxing at your city home or river cottage, I’ve collected some of the best buys for summer living at my Irvington shop – come see! We’ve got your summer covered! Hope it’s the best!…

June 28, 2016

The Art of Color Mixing with Annie Sloan

One thing that is near and dear to Annie Sloan’s heart is mixing her colors. She recently posted about this and I’d like to pass on some of her thoughts. As you may already know, her palette consist of just 32 colors. Although each…

June 20, 2016

NEW! Chalk Paint® Waxes PLUS a Video

You’ve probably heard about Annie’s new Chalk Paint® Waxes by now – in addition to her Clear and Dark Waxes, she has added Black and White Waxes. I’ve tried them all and am very excited to tell you about them. Chalk Paint® Black Wax was developed to…

June 12, 2016

Simple. Summer. Salads.

Summer is finally here – I’m ready to pare down, go simple, fresh and colorful and to dine al fresco! So I’ve been busy looking at some of my favorite Simple Summer Salad Recipes that I’d like to share with you. All are super easy…

June 5, 2016

July Workshop Announced

My next Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® Workshop will be Monday, July 11th. My most popular Workshop, The Basics – Learning to Paint the Annie Sloan Way, is a three hour hands-on workshop designed to give you the confidence to paint whether you are a…

May 29, 2016