Did you know that Chalk Paint® turned 25 years old this year?!  YES, you read that right.  The most fabulous paint, in all the world, is a quarter of a century old!   And we, at bathandmore, are celebrating 2 wonderful years of business this Fall. Of course, these two marvelous milestones are worth celebrating!

We’d LOVE for you to celebrate with us at our Chalk Paint® Annie-versary SALE.  Come to bathandmore and stock up on your favorite Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan colors October 1-7.

Don’t forget that the Lodi Street Faire is October 4th.  We will be OPEN on SUNDAY from 8:30 until 3:00 with a booth on Pine Street right in front of the shop.  We will also be having LIVE Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan demonstrations, by our highly trained instructors.  Sunday is sure to be a FUN day and we hope to see you there.

11028024_10153207877423269_3372633549714745418_nWant to know more? Call 209-369-2284.

 Our in-house “Master of Repurposing“, DeWayne Konz, has been busy as a bee this season crafting giant whimsical dragonflies.  If you were to dissect one of these creatures (with your eyes of course), you would see that they are made of repurposed ceiling fan blades and a bedpost.  These dragonflies are one of a kind pieces that add a magical touch of whimsy wherever they land.
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CHALK PAINT® CLASSES at BATHANDMORE!12030266_10153220331273269_3476451886888714013_o      Our Chalk Paint® Pumpkin Classes are in full swing for Autumn.  As usual, we LOVE seeing what our class participants create!  Each pumpkin is hand made by DeWayne Konz, but painted by YOU under the expert guidance of trained instructor, Denise Konz.  While under Denise’s tutelage, you will learn everything you need to know about properly using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®.  You get to take home your pumpkin masterpiece and all the skills you need to create larger works of art at home.  Imagine what you can do with that old coffee table, dresser, or outdated kitchen or bathroom cabinets. Call 209-369-2284 to sign up.

DeWayne’s been at it again!  Check out these fabulous tables fashioned out of repurposed vintage California raisin boxes!  They are absolutely beautiful pieces.  The care and craftsmanship poured into each handmade piece is obvious.
DeWayne Konz poses with a finished piece.


  This California raisin box table is getting finishing touches of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® in a custom mix of English Yellow and Arles.  Pictures don’t do these tables justice.  We highly suggest coming by and seeing them in person!



We’d like to thank everyone for their care and concern as DeWayne and Denise were dealing with the threat of their home being involved in the Butte Fire.  We are SO thankful that their home is safe and sound. Although, they are part of the blessed few who didn’t lose their home to the fire, Denise and DeWayne know plenty who did.  They are extending an opportunity to help those in desperate need, to us.  If you can, please donate a gift card that can be used by people who literally LOST IT ALL.  Just drop it off at the counter and the Konz family will be sure it is safely delivered to a family in need.11027978_10153218069313269_5017081253825478676_nFrom the bottom of our hearts, thank you!

Summer has been fun and full of changes at Bathandmore!  Our Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® has a sleek new home.  DeWayne designed a more “user friendly” shelving unit that makes our cans of Chalk Paint® and other Annie Sloan products more visible and accessible for our customers.  We absolutely LOVE it!

11738102_10153102661573269_9389470454215450_n11880370_10153141157573269_4701248495414318789_n Speaking of Annie Sloan and her wonderful decorative Chalk Paint®,  you can now proudly share your projects painted with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® by clicking HERE and uploading your photo to the gallery.  Don’t forget to add a frame!  We’ve got it for you right HERE!  11892116_10153145269528269_1550188770393834969_n

Here are a few pieces that qualify for a “Made it My Own With Annie Sloan” frame.


Our vintage paper products by Cavallini & Co are hotter than ever!

11750669_10153094620948269_1576096940632462745_nDenise came up with some fun ways to use our vintage inspired paper tape by decorating these otherwise plain clothes pins.


Who’s ready for something NEW?  We are offering NEW CLASSES featuring Modern Masters Metal Effects.  Learn how to create an authentic copper patina or rusty iron look on non-metal items such as wood, cardboard and canvas.  Your mind will be blown during these classes.11667259_10153077738008269_1873168673600702913_n

During our Create with Metal Effects class you will see this technique demonstrated by a highly trained instructor followed by a hands-on experience for each class participant.

11755845_10153093001378269_5668489961422520988_n   With the right products from Modern Masters, proper techniques, and a little patience you can take your home projects to a new level!  Metal Effects products pair beautifully with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® to create truly authentic looking pieces.11828578_10153145368003269_492483943765459049_nWith our Create with Metal Effects classes you will witness the artistic side of chemistry as you watch the products swirl together and create a colorful reaction right before your eyes!  Each project is uniquely different and takes on a life of its own.  If you like happy surprises and have an appreciation for aged metal this class is for you.1439766422487

See the class schedule below for all of our Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® and Modern Masters Metal Effects Classes. Spaces are limited. Call to sign up before they are gone!


This just in: Bathandmore is now a distributor for General Finishes Gel Stains

1439766494192“What is Gel Stain?”, you ask.  Read below to find out more.

“…the popular Java Gel stain that has been featured across the nation’s social media for repurposing & upcycling furniture and cabinets. Gel stain that has the most “finishing feel” of all our products. Woodworkers love the lustrous finish that shows up when rubbing out the 2nd and 3rd coats. Gel Stains are formulated with a combination of pigments, oils, and urethanes to produce a durable and beautiful “hand-rubbed” finish.” – generalfinishes.com

To see a video of Java Gel Stain in action click HERE

To learn more, come on by Bathandmore and talk to owners DeWayne and Denise Konz.  Store hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 to 5:00.  Bathandmore is closed Sundays and Mondays.  Bathandmore is located in beautiful historic Downtown Lodi, California.



June Aloha!

June was a FUN filled month at bathandmore.  The American flag Chalk Paint® classes were very popular. The Konz family enjoyed a wonderful Hawaiian vacation during the middle of the month.  And we held a fabulous Ladies Night towards the end of June.


DeWayne, Denise, and Dena (aka D³) wasted no time getting back to work after their island adventure.  During Ladies night, Bathandmore welcomed Renee’s Boutique, The Makeup & Skin Care Studio, Splendid Sparrow Designs, One of a Kind Designs, and Lovely Girl Mobile Boutique.  It was a night of food, fun, fashion and friends! 


We had some photo booth fun during this event.  Check out our adorable custom Chalk Paint® instagram sign.  This is for rent for weddings and special events.  Use our Chalk Ink pens to create your personalized event hashtag!


Dena hand painted an incredible Instagram photo frame with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® for the photo booth.  As you can see it was put to good use!


Not wanting to be left out during Ladies Night, DeWayne was very stealth with his secret photo bomber moves.

1962655_10153047607108269_3742638535723874060_n    During the evening, Denise gave Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® demonstrations to the crowd.  She used Emperor’s Silk, Arles, Dark Wax and Clear Wax to demonstrate a variety of Chalk Paint® techniques.  It’s important to remember that  Denise and DeWayne are both highly trained by Annie Sloan’s staff.  Education is the key to successful home projects. Make the most of your time and money by taking a Chalk Paint® class at Bathandmore.


There were plenty of “oooohs & ahhhhhs” from the crowd as Denise showed them how EASY it is to create a beautiful vintage look when Annie Sloan products are used correctly.


Speaking of Chalk Paint® classes, check out these stunning American flags built by DeWayne Konz and painted by our class participants.


Emperor’s Silk, Primer Red, Burgundy, Old White, Pure white, Aubusson Blue, Greek Blue, and Napoleonic Blue were all very popular colors during the month of June.

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Dewayne used reclaimed barn wood and repurposed molding and frames to fashion these creative patriotic flags.

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That’s a wrap for June 2015!  Have a Happy 4th of July from your friends at Bathandmore.com!

This month, DeWayne and Denise have been busy painting their home patio with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®.  Yes, you read that correctly!  They painted CONCRETE with CHALK PAINT®!  To follow the complete story on how they did it CLICK HERE and LIKE Bathandmore’s Facebook page.  You can also follow on Instagram @bathandmore10527389_10152942203563269_8978965449961505120_n

Here is the BEFORE

11256839_10152942203673269_6300669329291166389_n11150337_10152942203728269_5706653583073290655_nDeWayne mixed Primer Red Chalk Paint® with water and rolled it onto WET concrete.

11214706_10152942203763269_8928636834594828008_n 11214706_10152960702753269_6955816382853401090_n  Roller marks were gone after just two coats of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® mixed with WATER!


Then a beautiful stenciled border was added in Louis Blue and Arles.  These colors really POP against the earthy Primer Red background.

Now on to Bathandmore’s WIDE array of stencils.  There are a bunch of new stencils to choose from for all of your Chalk Paint® projects.  Stencils are an excellent way to upcycle furniture or add some elegance to your walls, floors, or even a concrete patio.  Chances are, if you can Chalk Paint® it you can stencil it!

11329850_10152985551153269_8998367416193075705_n Take a stencil class at Bathandmore and make a sign to take home or give as a gift.

Call 209-369-2284 to sign up!


Stencils are so HOT,  Annie Sloan has designed her very own!  We have a great selection to choose from.

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11393238_10152986012063269_3909109714252867940_n - Copy  We had a lot of fun using Annie Sloan’s PETRUSHKA to stencil a beautiful table top. What will you stencil?

What’s new at Bathandmore.com? Glad you asked!  We have Cavallini & Co decorative papers in vintage prints!  These vivid high quality prints come in HUGE 20″ x 28″ sheets.  Think gift wrap, drawer liners, framed wall decor, decoupage and more.


 Here’s a little history from Cavallini & Co:

“For 25 years Cavallini has been producing the highest quality of gift and stationery products, drawing inspiration from the Cavallini archives. From 19th century anatomical charts to mid-century travel guides,
from maps to botanical plates, the collection spans hundreds of years and preserves a vast variety of both everyday ephemera and rare, iconic images. The Cavallini archives are tended by founder Brad Parberry,
a collector since childhood.”



Of course, Annie Sloan Decoupage is the perfect partner for our new decorative papers!


We also have New York City and San Francisco travel guides with a variety notebooks by Cavallini & Co in stock.


On May 2nd, we were happy to be involved in Stockmarket that took place in Stockton, CA.  It was SO much fun!


Of course, we brought along our beautiful vintage papers.   They were a HIT!


There is SO much going on at Bathandandmore in the world of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® and the artistic creations of DeWayne Konz.  Sometimes SHOWING is better than TELLING.   Please enjoy our Bathandmore picture show.  If you see something you like, stop by the shop or give us a call!


Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® comes in a variety of rich authentic colors.  The photo above pops with Old White, Provence, Coco and Scandinavian Pink!


Dena repurposed an old ironing board by painting it with Greek Blue, Louis Blue and Old White Chalk Paint®.


Here’s a BEEfore and after of a bench DeWayne Konz created by upcycling an old bed and slathering it with layers of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® in Chateau Grey, English Yellow, and Pure White.  And don’t forget the Dark Wax!


We still put the BATH in Bathandmore!


We have VINTAGE bath accessories to add that authentic touch!


We’ve added our Sunrise Class and Art Intervention to our Chalk Paint® classes. Contact us for more information!


Artist Dewayne Konz is always finding a way to bring new life to forgotten items.  And he does it beautifully!


Unique oil drum signage at Bathandmore!


Proof that you can paint anything with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®!  Denise Konz embellished a little boy’s cast with a Chalk Paint® star.



Annie Sloan brushes are the BEST!  With the right tools and techniques using Chalk Paint® is a breeze. Contact us for expert information.


Another expertly crafted Konz Creation Before and After. This hall tree is stunning and made of recycled garage door panels, piano legs, school teacher desk drawer, baby crib spindles and old ceiling tin. The paint techniques are just as unique. Layering, stippling, crackling, Clear and Dark Wax. All Annie Sloan techniques that you can learn from her trained Stockists.

11016041_10152760617043269_7116517241006986979_nDid you know that you can achieve texture and crackling with Chalk Paint® alone?  We can teach you how!


Old window + Chalk Paint® = FABULOUS


Chevron and Polka Dots are all the rage!  And of course they look even better in Annie Sloan’s Provence and Arles!



Olives and Wine abound in the Lodi appalachian!  Celebrate it with a little “Ag Swag” and a “Wine Sign“.



DeWayne Konz fashioned this Fireman’s Extension Ladder into a shelving unit. The boxes were made from the slats that go into a wine barrel to flavor the wine. He then paint the shelves with Arles, Antibes Green, Graphite, Paris Grey and some Old White Chalk Paint®. Sanded and Annie Sloan Clear Wax.


Do you have a desire to tap into your creative side? Take one of our Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® workshops. LIKE our Facebook page and FOLLOW us on Instagram for class updates.


Known as the soap of Stockists, Designers, Artists, Painters, Restoration Junkies, and Faux Finishers; Scrubby has quite the reputation.  Scrubby is a fabulous dual purpose product that deserves some attention.  Get ready… Get Set… for the skinny on Scrubby.

Scrubby soap comes to us from the Sunshine State of Florida. It is an AMERICAN made product by a family owned and operated company.  Scrubby’s cleansing power is derived from ALL NATURAL biodegradable citrus oils. There are NO harsh synthetic cleaning agents in this little loaf of soap!

Scrubby Soap

But wait…there’s more!  This creative cleanser contains….wait for it…an actual SCRUBBER! Yes, a SCRUBBER is embedded into the soap!  Or the scrubber is infused with the soap. Either way, it’s like they took a super soft loofah-ish brick and tucked it into a dreamy bed of see-through citrusy soap.


Scrubby is the perfect product to use when cleaning up after your Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® projects.  For those of us who like to “dive” fingers first into our Chalk Paint®, Scrubby saves the day!   The natural citrus oils are non-irritating to the skin and the gentle built-in scrubber aides in effortless cleansing.  The scrub pad is also easy on the manicure and gets off the dried paint around the cuticles and under the nails painlessly.


Opening a fresh pack of Scrubby gives you a chance for a little aroma therapy before you clean up.  Don’t let this opportunity get away!  Peel open your pack and breathe deeply!  You will experience the intense mouth watering fragrance of Florida citrus.  Refreshing!  Now get to scrubbing!


Scrubby’s grease cutting and odor fighting power is perfect for mechanics, cooks and fishermen.   Artists and painters also love Scrubby soap for its ability to effectively clean and condition their brushes.  Keeping quality brushes cleaned and conditioned gives them extended life.

Now you’ve got the skinny on Scrubby soap.  Come on down to Bathandmore, snag your own bar of Orange or Lemon Scrubby and make clean up a little more enjoyable!


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