No-stress Distressing HOW TO (using Caromal Colours textured base coat and toner)

By Dagny Musclow
on August 20, 2016

No-stress Distressing HOW TO (using Caromal Colours textured base coat and toner)

Oh, how we all love the antiqued charm of an heirloom-piece polished by weather and time. And it's never been easier to achieve this look then it is now, with Caromal Colours' Artisan Collection. Make sure you check out some of the different finishes that can be achieved with these popular products in our 'see the finish' blog post. In the meantime, here's our 'step-by-step no-stress distressing how to' using the Caromal Colours Artisan Collection:

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Lazy Bedz... Coming Soon!

By Dagny Musclow
on June 28, 2016

Lazy Bedz... Coming Soon!

UPDATE - the Lazy Bedz are here! >> Every summer is filled with time in the sun, backyard barbecues, and fun at the beach. With every outing and event, we're dragging around our lawn chairs. Why not swap those out for a portable, comfy lounger? Lazy Bedz are on their way to The Old Tin Shed as we speak!

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Tis' the Season.... Yard Sale Season!

By Dagny Musclow
on May 25, 2016

Tis' the Season.... Yard Sale Season!

Are you a yard sale junkie? I know I am! Maybe it's because I was dragged around to yard sales before I even knew what the word "sale" meant! When you find that pre-loved piece of furniture or antique, don't turn it down because you don't like the finish. We have the perfect solution. If you haven't already heard of our Caromal Colours paint, come talk to one of our sales staff. With many colour choices, and a variety of possible techniques, your piece will be stunning!

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You are going to LOVE this! 'A Primitive Place,' available at the Old Tin Shed!

By Dagny Musclow
on April 03, 2016

You are going to LOVE this! 'A Primitive Place,' available at the Old Tin Shed!

Do you love to decorate with primitives? Are you a collector of primitive pieces? Do you get inspired by seeing others’ primitive décor? If primitive is your passion, it’s time to break out A Primitive Place magazine. If you know this publication, you’ll get excited just talking about it. If you don’t know it…well…do we have a treat for you! This is an American publication that has become very popular in primitive circles, in the U.S. and Canada. It is published quarterly, and is one of those magazines anticipated each season.

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Come see the new fashions in our BRAND NEW ADDITION!

By Dagny Musclow
on August 20, 2015

Come see the new fashions in our BRAND NEW ADDITION!

They say hard work pays off, and does it ever! We're so happy to confirm that our new space is finally OPEN! If you've been anxiously waiting to see our sprawling new 640 square foot showroom, right now is the perfect opportunity, because it's chock full of gorgeous and comfortable new fashions. With a spacious feel and creative displays, it is a joy to peruse the comfy summer, and gorgeous fall lines now available.

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More press for us from InStore Magazine - can you dig it?

By Dagny Musclow
on May 07, 2015

More press for us from InStore Magazine - can you dig it?

Well, it just so happens, there's yet another article about us that's also on magazine shelves right now! All this press is a result of us winning a few awards, specifically the Canadian Gift Association's prestigious 'Retailer of the Year' Award. Yup. You read that right, we won the retailer of the year award for all of Canada! That's a pretty big deal.

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Did you see the article about us in Country Roads Magazine?

By Dagny Musclow
on April 30, 2015

Did you see the article about us in Country Roads Magazine?

Winning all these awards has gotten the attention of the press, and we've had a few articles written about us. We're so moved by the piece in the Spring edition of Country Roads Magazine. If you're not familiar with Country Roads, you should definitely pick up a copy. The magazine celebrates life in Hastings County, and always does a great job of sharing our little piece of paradise with the world, by covering stories about local initiatives, arts, interesting people, nature, music, and now…well…us.

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We Won "Retailer of the Year" 2014...

By Dagny Musclow
on December 03, 2014

We Won "Retailer of the Year" 2014...

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 (Toronto) - The Canadian Gift Association (CanGift) is pleased to announce that The Old Tin Shed is the 2014 winner of their coveted Canadian Retailer of the Year Award (ROY). The Old Tin Shed Opened by mother and daughter team of Janis Whitehead and Dagny Musclow in 2003, The Old Tin Shed prides itself on giving its customers choices not found in many other places.

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We're so honoured to be Business of the Year!

By Dagny Musclow
on November 06, 2014

We're so honoured to be Business of the Year!

We are so thrilled, so honoured, and so humbled to have been crowned business of the year at the Hastings County HOTie ("Hastings Opportunities in Tourism) Awards! Thank you so much to all our beloved customers, our incredible team, and everyone who has supported THE OLD TIN SHED. 

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