Leanne's special guest for the evening was the one and only Annie Sloan!
Meet Leanne, the owner of Apple Box Design Studio (on the right) - I just love her funky blue highlights! That's moi on the left holding the glass of wine (no surprise). Sorry for the poor quality of this photo - Mr. Frugalista took it with his iPhone and he hadn't dug into the delicious bites yet (like I did) so I think he was a little shaky.
Here is Annie Sloan signing my book *pinch* "she signed my book" *pinch again* and she liked my business name.
They had the Chalk Paint™ Colour Cards available. I urge anyone who paints with chalk paint to get one of these babies. Okay, I also had to shamelessly show off the autograph!
This is a little peak of the Apple Box Design Studio. They specialize in furniture redesign, sales and rentals, custom furniture painting, design consultations and creative workshops. They are the only retailers in the Edmonton area of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™. They also carry Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint and Homestead House Milk Paint. They have amazing stencils, fabrics, home décor, and specialty painting supplies available too.
The Design Studio's launch party is on Saturday, October 19th between 12:00 - 5:00 pm. I urge anyone in the Edmonton area to go check it out. You'll love Leanne and her staff!
I wanted to give Leanne a congratulatory gift and decided it must be handmade using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ (Old White and Versailles) and so here is what I gave her. I hope she likes it! Although I realized this morning when looking at the cards she handed out that I used the wrong color on "Design Studio". Leanne, I would be more than happy to change the color for you!
So to Leanne and her staff...CONGRATULATIONS and thanks for an awesome evening!