ANOKA, MN 55303

Monday, December 22, 2014


We have a great agenda of workshops scheduled for January and February including our very popular DIY Kitchen Rehab with CHALK PAINT® and introducing the next level of CHALK PAINT® techniques - CHALK PAINT® 201.  
You can register on line or call the Store.  

 Thur., Jan. 15, 6-9
Sat., Feb. 7, 9-12
Thur. Feb. 19, 6-9
with CHALK PAINT® - 

Sat., Jan. 31, 9-12
Sun., Feb. 15, 9-12

PAINT & WINE Fun Fridays - 
BYOP Makeovers with CHALK PAINT®,  
Friday, Jan. 23, 6-9 
Friday, Feb. 20, 6-9
CHALK PAINT® 201 - Beyond Basics
Sun., Jan. 18, 9-12
CHALK PAINT® 101 - This is a great class for anyone who wants to get started painting with Chalk Paint or has used it already and wants to become better acquainted.  We will go over various techniques such as two color distressed, modern or smooth finish, rustic, and soft gilded finish as well as how to use the clear and dark waxes.  After 3 hours, you will leave confident and excited to start your next painting project!  All materials will be provided and coffee and water will be available.  Register on line here. 
   DIY Kitchen Rehab with CHALK PAINT®  - Learn the ins and outs of rehabbing your kitchen with an inexpensive, simple coat of paint.  We discuss the whole process, preparation, painting, and a finishing coat to suit your family lifestyle.  We clean up the mess!  Learn more and Register on line here.  
CHALK PAINT® 201 - Beyond the basics!  This Workshop is for those who are looking to build on the Introductory Workshop.   If you have taken CHALK PAINT® 101 or have a lot of experience with CHALK PAINT® and want to learn more, then this is the class for you.  You will learn four unique finishes using multiple steps which create depth and age using some of the new techniques of Annie Sloan including Craqueleur, Decoupage, Stenciling, and Simple Leaf and Foil using Artisan Enhancement products.  Each participant will receive Annie's Work Book.  Learn more here and Register on line here.

PAINT & WINE Fun Fridays   BYOP Makeovers with CHALK PAINT®  -  A evening with the extremely popular Paint & Wine theme. Grab your favorite beverage and your friends for a fun night out. Bring one small piece to our studio and use all our products!  From 31 paint colors, brushes, waxes, etc.  We clean up the mess! Includes light snack and bottled water.  Learn more here and REGISTER TODAY.  

We hope to see you at Paddywac's whatever your project!

Susan - 763-234-8545
Tricia - 763-360-4669

Wednesday, December 10, 2014


Wishes for warm holiday gatherings on cold winter days and hot chocolate by the fireplace to you!  
Join us at Paddywac's to help us celebrate this wonderful season of giving thanks.  We've spruced things up, refreshed our supply of treasures, and just to make things a bit more enticing for our shopping friends, we've put all Paddywac's* Christmas items on sale at 20% off. *Excludes dealer items.Every month the store takes on a new look.  Lots of new items have come in and the selection of quality furniture is fabulous.  We hope you join us in wonderful, historic Anoka.  

 See you at Paddywac's.

Friday, November 7, 2014



It's finally here.  The FRENCH VINTAGE MARKET opens at Green Valley Garden Center, Ramsey, MN today, November 7, at 9:00 a.m.  

Over 20 vendors, including Paddywac's, have cleaned, hauled, packed, unpacked, painted, and planned for this fantastic Event, all for you to shop, enjoy, bring your friends, create memories and have one heck of a good time.  There's Caribou, Harvest Grill and Mad Poppers for your added enjoyment.  

AND, we cannot forget to mention and thank Green Valley Garden Center and The French Flea for hosting this great Event for everyone.  Thank you, Green Valley Garden Center and The French Flea.

Here are a few pictures of our set up.  We hope you come see us!


We will have all the popular colors of CHALK PAINT®, Soft Wax, and Paint and Wax brushes available for purchase at the Event.  

Our Anoka store is open for those of you who want to stop in there as well this weekend.
We are open EVERY Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in Anoka.

See you soon, Susan and Tricia!

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Paddywac's and The French Vintage Market

The anticipation is building - we can hardly wait!   We’ve hunted, hauled, cleaned, painted, waxed, and planned and now we’re almost ready.  Soon we’ll be packing up the van and moving tons of new treasures out to Green Valley Garden Center, 6530 Green Valley Rd, Ramsey, MN, for the annual 

November 7 and 8
Friday 9-7p, Saturday 9-5p

There will be 20+ vendors featuring, repurposed, vintage, Frenchy, bella rustica, holiday, decor, junque, industrial, and jewelry.  All held in the beautiful Green Valley Garden Center among gorgeous plants and greens beautifully displayed for the coming holiday season. 

This event is the best holiday inspired Vintage Market on the north side!!  So, grab your friends and head to the French Vintage Marketplace NOVEMBER 7th and 8th! 

And, to keep you comfortable, there will be Caribou Coffee, Harvest Grill and Three Mad Poppers onsite to fuel your shopping experience!!

Below is a list of vendors participating in the fantastic Event!

We will have all the popular Chalk Paint® colors, wax and brushes!

Here is a very small sample of what is coming to this event from Paddywac's.  Follow us on Facebook for more pictures as the event gets close!

We'll see you at Green Valley!