The wait is over... We have had hints of furniture painting stores moving into Beacon before, most notably when Hudson Gold held a pop-up shop last December. (They are currently located on the east end of Main Street, next to the Chocolate Studio.)
Now, on August 20th at 10am, the Beacon Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new shop in town, Knot Too Shabby from proprietress Jessica Cole, an official stockist of cult favorite Annie Sloan decorative paint.
The store is already stocked with coveted brushes that can help any novice painter get professional-looking results. You'll also find the famous Annie Sloan waxes that get applied on top of the paint using different techniques. And if those techniques intimidate you, don't worry, there are workshops at Knot Too Shabby!
Though there are Annie Sloan stockists in several cities and towns in New York state, having one in your own city is lucky for two reasons:
- Education: The shop owner, like Jessica, is trained in the painting techniques and usually teaches you how to do it.
- Shipping: Annie Sloan has removed shipping from their own website in order to fully support their local locations. While driving to other towns is adventurous, you can now just walk, roll or drive down Main Street to pick up the color of your choice, or Jessica can order it for you!
Warning: Knot Too Shabby is located near the newly expanded store ReMade (in the former Clay Wood & Cotton space), which carries artful creations for your home and jewelry collections, so if you come out of ReMade inspired by your custom-designed purchase, you can go to Knot Too Shabby to make that happen.
OMG, let the projects begin.