Chairs + More Charity Event 2014 Hosted by The Passionate Home

Last August, I had the privilege of featuring a beautiful store in Langley, BC The Passionate Home as part of my goal to visit Annie Sloan Decorative Paint, Chalk Paint® Stockists.  I was so thrilled when they contacted me and asked if I wanted to be a contributor for a charity event they will be doing, the CHAIR + MORE Charity Event.  And of course, immediately, I said Yes!!! But then I thought.. Do I have a chair to spare?!

About the Event

It’s an auction event where The Passionate home collects a variety of pieces from furniture enthusiasts, DIY’ers, bloggers, and local businesses. They’ll be auctioning off just about any piece of furniture that were re-claimed, re-styled, and re-decorated including tables, chairs, chests of drawers, buffets, side tables, stools, and the list goes on. Each donor creates a piece in the theme of their blog, business, or personal style.  All funds will benefit the Langley Christmas Bureau.

Last year, they were able to raise over $4000! Take a look at the collection they had last year, Chairs for Charity 2014.

More info on their flyer below.

Chairs + MOre Charity Event in Langley, BC
Chairs + MOre Charity Event in Langley, BC, hosted by The Passionate Home.

Check out this year’s contributors! B & R Laundry SoapStimuli Magazine4 the love of WOODSecond Chance Furnishings,  Sow and DipitySuburbleRed Door FarmSo Much Better With Age and yours truly, of course.

Now.. Do I have a Chair to Spare?

Oh yeah! We can do the rocking chair right? Yes, Yes, Yes! I am now willing to let go of this baby.. This was my first big project.  And as you may know,  I’ve been practicing some decorative hand painting on paper and our dining table.. It’s because of this event! I would like to really Rock the Rocking Chair with some decorative hand painting on the seat and head rest to make it more special.  What do you think? I am so excited!! Wish me luck! and I hope the hand painting goes well.. 🙂

The Painted Rocking Chair using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint
The Painted Rocking Chair using Annie Sloan, Decorative Paint, Chalk Paint ® in Duck Egg Blue with Clear Soft Wax

Such an awesome event and so happy to be a part of it for such a great cause!  It’s a double happiness.. So happy to be creating and happy to be helping!

I personally invite you to come and check out the event! Live Auction will on Oct. 23rd, Thursday at Frosting Cupcakery located at 20411 Fraser Hwy.Langley, BC. Event starts at 6:30 PM.  Silent Auction starts on Oct. 21st, Tuesday at 9:00 AM. More details on the flyer and you can always contact The Passionate Home.

Have you participated at an auction before? How was your experience? I’ll be glad to know!!

With Love,



To see how I rocked the rocking chair for the auction, you can see the post here.

Decorative Hand painting on chair

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