Posts by Jill Beam

November Colors of the Month

Curio Curio is a rich, walnut brown that is perfect to use as a glaze or stain. It’s also a great color to use for mixing with other colors. It was named for the rich wood on a curio Marian inherited from her aunt. Pait Curio with a lightened version of Apron Strings for a classes brown…

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October Customer of the Month

We have some very loyal customers who have been shopping and attending classes here at Bedsprings & Burlap for a long time. We feel like you are the ones who make our shop a special place to be! We love to recognize and celebrate you! Our October customer of the month is Tonya Foster. Tonya started coming…

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October Colors of the Month

Typewriter Typewriter is the black in our link.  Marian describes it as an off-black or soft black.  It is named for the black color traditionally found on antique typewriters. Mix Typewriter with any of the colors in the line to make them darker and more muted. For example, when mixed with Boxwood, a deep olive…

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September Colors of the Month

Shutter Gray Shutter Gray is another one of Marian’s favorites.  It’s a French gray/blue that has a faded quality about it. It’s named for a pair of antique gray shutters Marian found at an antique store. For a pale blue-gray, mix Shutter Gray with Grain Sack. It pairs well with Mustad Seed yellow and Linen. Mora Mora is…

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August Product of the Month

Save 20% in August while supplies last. 1803 Candles® These are hand-pour, highly-fragrant soy jar candles in two sizes of glass Kerr Mason jars. If you love strong scented candles you will love 1803. From start to finish you will have a scent that fills your home. These soy candles are a cleaner-burning, as opposed…

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How do I become a VIP member?

Get some extra special love when you join our VIP Facebook group!  If you have already attended at least one Bedsprings and Burlap class, you are eligible to join our VIP Facebook group. Want to join but haven’t attended a class?  Check out our class schedule and get signed up today! VIP members enjoy early bird access to our classes 24 hrs before they are…

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August Colors of the Month

VIP members get 10% off the colors of the month until August 31st. Flow Blue Flow Blue is a rich blue that’s deeper than French Enamel, but not as dark as Artisimo.  It is named after the blues found on the antique “flow blue” china. Marian loves Flow Blue layered under French Enamel for a…

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July Colors of the Month

Artissimo Artissimo is our navy/midnight blue named for the blue and white fabric Marian used in her master suite.  Depending on the finish, it can look like a brighter royal blue or almost black. Artissimo pairs well with Boxwood and the other blue in this line. Tricycle Tricycle is the perfect red.  It’s bold and bright, but still…

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June Colors of the Month

Kitchen Scale Kitchen Scale is a rich teal, named after an antique scale Marian once owned in her kitchen. The scale has since been passed along to Jennlynn, the president of Homewood House Paint Co. Kitchen Scale can be mixed with Linen to achieve a soft, robin’s egg blue. It pairs well with Grain Sack. Grain…

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May Colors of the Month

Eulalie’s Sky Eulalie’s Sky is a pale greenish blue named after the color in the sky of a cow painting by artist Cindy Austin. Marian named the cow Eulaie and she has hung happily in her home for several years and has become a trademark of Marian’s style. Linen Linen is the cream in our line.…

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