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Wanted: Volunteer Color Mixologist

Chalk Paint® custom color palette: A New Angle

We have a brand new intern opportunity for the fall and winter months! We’re looking for someone who has a couple of hours to kill every week, who won’t mind getting their hands colorful and play with different paint mixtures. Seriously…I think this might be the most fun internship we’ve ever offered!   Our Volunteer […]

Painting with Annie Sloan


Last month, I went on a whirlwind of a trip to Oregon to take a painting class with Annie Sloan. By whirlwind, I had to align the sun, moon and stars to pull together childcare, store coverage and the dollars to get myself to Oregon all within an eight to ten day time frame. But, […]

knot too shabby BAZAAR 2017: Furniture Makeover Competition

#knottooshabbyBAZAAR Furniture Makeover Competition

To enter in the #knottooshabbyBAZAAR Furniture Makeover Competition, knot too shabby customers were challenged to bring a piece of furniture to the 2017 knot too shabby BAZAAR in the Glendora Village that they had painted with Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan or Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint along with a printed 8×10 “before” photo for a chance […]

The 2017 knot too shabby BAZAAR Recap


I always feel like April rings in the official season of Spring. In Glendora, we are witnessing the greening up of the previously fire scorched Foothills. The onslaught of rain brought about clean, blue skies and the crisp air brings about a season of fresh anticipation. And, Spring brings the Annual knot too shabby BAZAAR. Not […]

Feeling Nostalgic

Happy holidays with Knot too shabby ( and Killer Cupcake Event Photography ( Photo)

This morning, a mom walks in with her toddler son. She is opening her own shop in the Pasadena area, browsing for display pieces and props all while chasing her little guy around the store and attempting to get him to stop touching things. The whole situation made me smile. It wasn’t so long ago, […]

Reminiscing and Reflecting

Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan

  2016 started in a hotel room at the Grand Californian Resort with my management team. With a four foot wide white board, a package of colored expo markers and fresh journals waiting to be written in, we tackled the huge task of determining our direction for the entire year! It was no secret with […]

4 Reasons to apply for the #knottooshabbyBAZAAR

knot too shabby BAZAAR

On January 1, 2017 Open Registration will begin for new and returning vendors to our annual #knottooshabbyBAZAAR! An event five years in the making, if you are on the fence about participating as a vendor this year, perhaps I can help persuade you into considering becoming one of our amazing sellers! Our team and amazing […]

knot too shabby’s #ShopSmall Sweepstakes

#shopsmall knot too shabby

At knot too shabby, we simply can’t contain our excitement for Small Business Saturday to just one day, so we’re inviting you to join us for an extended weekend of savings and fun! It’s a special holiday created so communities can show love for small businesses like ours. And it wouldn’t be a celebration without customers like […]

A Letter to the Woman Who Cursed a Volunteer

knot too shabby at the Los Angeles Ultimate Women's Expo

Dear Lady, We met at the Los Angeles Women’s Expo. An event that we were invited to be a part of; an event that we spent countless hours making plans and arrangements for you and all of the women attending to have an enjoyable and inspirational experience at the knot too shabby workshops and pop up shop. […]