We Have a Winner in the Annie Sloan Contest!

We have a winner! Congrats to GINI WEGLEITNER! She has won the half-hour over tea with Chalk Paint® inventor and decorative finishes maven Annie Sloan at Junk Bonanza #minneapolis Thursday, APRIL 20! She was chosen by random number generator from among many, many Facebook entries! Gini, email here to claim your prize! For the rest of you, no worries! You can […]

Win Time and Tea with Annie Sloan at JB Minneapolis!

Junk Bonanza #minneapolis is thrilled to welcome  Chalk Paint® inventor and decorative finishes maven Annie Sloan to our show  APRIL 20-22! She’ll be teaching free, hands-on painting classes and signing books (you can find the complete schedule, here!) all three days of the show! But we are excited to offer a special giveaway! You can ENTER to WIN 30 […]

Annie Sloan to Teach at Junk Bonanza MPLS!

We could not be more pleased to announce that Annie Sloan of Annie Sloan, the creator of Chalk Paint® and other decorative finishes, will be in the house at JB #minneapolis APRIL 20-22! She will teach free workshops all three days and sign copies of her new book, “Annie Sloan Paints Everything”! We can’t wait! Watch for more information, including […]

Check Out Chalk Paint ® Classes at JB Portland!

Meet Phyllis de Vries, proprietess of The Purple Pear and your lead instructor of hands-on Chalk Paint® classes during Junk Bonanza Portland Oct. 9-11! She will be joined by other Portland-area stockists — Amanda Bachelder  of Girl in Pink at Camas Antiques in Camas, WA, and Wendy Kosloski of Teague’s Interiors in Longview, WA — in teaching six free, hands-on classes during the Bonanza! We gave Phyllis a few […]

Chalk Paint® Classes at JB Minneapolis!

Junk Bonanza is exceedingly pleased that the prodigiously unflappable Amanda Ficek will be back in the house at Canterbury Park Sept. 24-26! She’ll share her knowledge and skill using Chalk Paint® and other decorative finishes by Annie Sloan in six free hands-on classes, two each day! Amanda, a longtime Bonanza vendor and proprietor of Mama’s Happy, […]

A Tip of the JB Hat to Our Partners!

The Junk Bonanza would like to thank, once again, the amazing partners who help underwrite the nation’s greatest junk round-up! That’s Amanda Ficek of Mama’s Happy, above, instructing Bonanza attendees at the last Minneapolis show! Amanda is a stockist for Unfolded, a distributor of Annie Sloan’s Chalk Paint® and other decorative finishes! Unfolded, a Gold […]

JB San Diego: First Day!

The first day of Junk Bonanza San Diego made a lot of junkers happy! Those in the know practiced BYOC: Bring Your Own Cart! There were lots of smalls… …and stuff to enthrall! There was candy for eyes… …and stuff to apprise! Stuff to sell, stuff to buy… …stuff to see stacked way up high! …stuff […]

Let’s Paint! Annie Sloan Unfolded in San Diego!

  The Junk Bonanza is thrilled that Gold Partner Unfolded, distributor for Annie Sloan‘s Chalk Paint® and her other decorative finishes, will be sharing free, hands-on workshops each day of the San Diego show! Attendees can learn to up cycle their junking finds using Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan. Seven SoCal and local Annie Sloan stockists will […]

Wedding Shoes Revived, Thanks to Chalk Paint®!

Beth Peterson is ready to paint the town red, now that she has painted her dancing shoes! Beth, of Escondido, CA, calls herself a “do over” artist. After a lengthy career in real estate, she launched Do Over Furniture and, she says, “My life has been transformed!” That’s not the only thing to metamorphose! Check out the new look Beth […]