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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.

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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.

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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!

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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!

January Hodgepodge

The first month of the year is almost over.  Where has the time gone?

Check out our January Hodgepodge of BAM goodness.

Provence and Old White Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® are always a winning combination!
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Our Chalk Paint® classes are more popular than EVER!  One of our BAM hearts found a nice place to hang out at home.  Everyone needs are warm and welcoming heart displayed on their front door.
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Or how about a Super Bowl heart?  Someone is bound to be broken hearted by the end of the game.  Napoleonic Blue, Primer Red, Antibes Green, a little Greek Blue and a dash of Barcelona Orange make this broken heart a winner!

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We know you know someone who needs to be reminded of Bathroom Rules.  Save your breath and post a sign!

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Tired of the same ol’ boring fridge?  Here’s a little Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® inspiration!  YES YOU CAN paint your appliances!
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Heart Classes & More

Our Heart Chalk Paint® classes are back in time for Valentine’s Day.  Make one for yourself or give as a gift.  You will have full access to all the Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® colors, waxes, brushes and more!

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Check out this desk painted in Napoleonic Blue, Old White, Primer red and Graphite Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®.  Vintage luggage inspired the look of this unique piece.

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And don’t forget that we always have beautiful bathtubs, sinks and SO much MORE!

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Some of the Reasons Chalk Paint® is So Good!

Annie Sloan‘s unique decorative paint, Chalk Paint®, is a very special paint for very many reasons:

1. Chalk Paint® is the BEST paint for painting furniture by a long way
2. No need to prime or prepare
3. Extremely low VOC so it is good for the environment
4. You can use it on any surface, indoors and out (the outside of our shop was painted in it — perfect!)
5. You can use the paint by diluting it with water to make a wash to show the wood grain
6. The colours are mixed intelligently and the website shows how you can adapt your colours for your use
7. It’s a girls’ paint, but boys can use it too
8. It’s flexible so you can be creative and change your mind
9. It allows your walls to breathe so it is perfect for cottage walls
10. You can use it as an impasto (thickly) – leave the lid off to thicken
11. We’ve been making it since 1990 so it’s tried and tested

Christmas Gift Ideas

We have some GREAT gift ideas for all of you holiday shoppers!

Check out these charming old lanterns.  They are sporting a genuine patina that only time and the elements can create.  These are great gifts for those who love original vintage treasures.

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For those who have a soft spot for the fur balls in their lives,  We’ve got some really cute and super FUN gifts for dog lovers. 
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 Need a gift that has some “WOW factor”? Look no further. We have it!

The Rainforest Collection: These pieces allow you to step back in time and imagine the stories they have to tell. Made of reclaimed wood from boats, churches,and homes with the original paint still on, the items are characterized by their unique color scheme with its variation of blues, creams and greens.

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 Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® fans will thoroughly enjoy curling up with Annie Sloan’s new book Room Recipes for Style and Color.  We also have other creatively inspirational publications.

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We are FULL of fabulous one-of-a-kind pieces that have been repurposed or hand crafted by local artisan DeWayne Konz.  The photo below is just one example of his work.  DeWayne breathed new life into this piece using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® in Burgundy, finished with dark wax and a little touch of gold.  Can you imagine getting this as a Christmas gift?  Amazing!

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Christmastime is HERE!

Christmastime is here!  We are ready to provide you with with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint!  If Annie Sloan pulled up with a sleigh full of Chalk Paint, which colors would you choose?  Emperor’s Silk, Primer Red, Burgundy, Antibes Green, Olive, Old White, and Cream are beautifully rich colors to use this season for that traditional Christmas look.

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Of course, the beauty of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint is that YOU can choose the colors you love.  Check out the customized Christmas trees below.  Napoleonic Blue, Provence, Greek Blue and Aubusson Blue are wonderful colors to create a fresh approach to modern Christmas decor.  As you can see, our Chalk Paint class participants created both traditional and modern Christmas trees.

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Burgundy Chalk Paint®

Burgundy Chalk Paint®

Inspired by Pompeii, this rich color has a strong neoclassical heritage and is perfect for sophisticated painted furniture.

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