April Customer of the Month

Our April customer of the month is Ann Metzger I got invited to attend one of B & B’s paint club nights with a couple of friends (thanks, Brenda & Sherri). I was immediately hooked! I have taken several classes, attend the first Friday Paint Club nights fairly regularly & have done a few projects…

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My Office Update

A couple of months ago I shared that I was giving my office area a new look. I just love how it turned out! I spend a lot of time in my little space working! I wanted to brighten things up and so I painted over those dark green walls with a very light grey,…

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My Office

I decided to give our dining room a makeover. I wanted a space that I could work in and not worry about leaving my laptop and bags and whatever else I left behind all strung out. I also wanted to be surrounded by light, and cool colors and that make me feel good, uplifted and…

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March Colors of the Month

Trophy Trophy is a warm, rich gray with yellow undertones.  Unlike Shutter Gray, which is very blue. Trophy is a truer gray reminiscent of a tarnished silver found on antique trophies. Marian loves to layer Trophy under Grain Sack and Ironstone for faded, Swedish finish. French Enamel French Enamel is named for French enamelware pitchers Marian has always…

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Denise’s Creative Space

Progress is very slow in my creative space.  I find myself struggling with storage space. I think most of what I have done is move things from one pile to another.   My newest thought is maybe I need to clean out my basement storage first to make room for what I don’t want to…

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March Customer of the Month

Our March customer of the month is Jewelia Oswald. “My first experience at Bedsprings and Burlap was a class I took with my friend, Tonya, in June 2016. Now, almost three years later, we attend the Paint Club on the 1st Friday of every month. I consider it self-care because it’s so therapeutic hanging out…

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What is a tobacco stick?

The “Tobacco Stick” was used to hang the tobacco plants from the barn rafters to dry. However, Tobacco sticks served many purposes on the farm other than hanging tobacco because of their availability, shape, strength, and sizes. The tobacco was harvested late in the summer each year. The tobacco plants were cut using a tobacco…

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February Customer of the Month

Our February customer of the month is Anita Allison. Rob and Anita moved from Kansas City to Topeka in March 2017. Whenever they went to Rob’s shop at Forbes Field, they would pass by the Bedsprings & Burlap store. They finally stopped by during the open house in November 2017. That’s when they met Jill…

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February Colors of the Month

Farmhouse White This fresh color captures the feel of a classic farmhouse with white-painted wood siding, nestled in a bucolic valley. Farmhouse White really is the “perfect white”. Not too cool, not too warm and covers better than the other white in our line. Arabesque Think ballet tights, dusty pink tutus, and pale tea roses and you’ll have…

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January Colors of the Month

Ironstone Ironstone is the closest to pure white currently in the line. It is named after Marian’s favorite thing to collect, white ironstone china.  This color is a slightly cooler off-white and pulls a little gray. If you want white, this is your color. Mix Ironstone with colors to lighten. Obviously, white pairs well with everything!…

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