Amy Chalmers

Interior designer, artist, blogger, wife and mom~just livin' the dream!

Summer Inspiration brings Summer Prices!

 Looking for Inspiration?  We are getting our game on for the move to our new store this summer~! We will be at 150 Main Street Reading this July~ but until then we have been busy in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...more

Our new store~a reflective post

April 2012  I wasn't planning on this kind of a post today~but as I started to write about our new store it had me reflecting on how we got to that point. Its a "we" now, but before it was... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...more

Gatsby Dresser~mix your own colors with Chalk Paint®

 The latest painted project from Maison Decor is our Gatsby Dresser.  Its one of our favorites to date!  We wanted to mix a vibrant turquoise color and so we used two of the colors in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...more

Patriotic Bunting,Painted furniture and Parties

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! We celebrated by making some patriotic buntings for the Boston shop  for this weekend sale.  I got inspired by this Pottery Barn ad~ its a rough cut... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...more

We are Growing~more hours, more help and more stores!

Justin drew this chalk art in the Boston store.   I adore it! Isn't it quirky and fabulous and so artsy? He continues to impress me with his creative side. Lucky is how I always... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...more

Use dark wax to bring out the best in a piece!

 Its been awhile since I blogged about a piece I painted at the shop~ we have had a vanity in the shop for almost a year, and it has not sold.   So that always gets me to thinking... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...more

Creating a Pea Stone walk

 A pea stone walk fits the country aesthetic~ its welcoming, beautiful yet unassuming and looks right at home  with all kinds of border plantings like this garden of alliums and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...more

We are in Romantic Homes Magazine!!!

Our Maison Decor stores were featured in the June issue  of Romantic Homes magazine in the shopkeeper section! A big welcome to all the readers coming to my blog from Romantic Homes! I am so... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...more

Miss Mustard Seed Sale, New Store, and Kids

Good Day Everybody!  Just wanted to make a few announcements quickly before I leave to teach my Chalk Paint® workshop!  But before I do~check out this super cool dresser Justin created in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...more

The Maison Decor Workshop Experience

 Workshops at Maison Decor~ that's a very big thing in this family run company. We pride ourselves on the workshop experience~we want to deliver the most information we can so that our... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...more