Chateau Moo

Welcome! C’mon In!

We are a small shop with an amazing array of just about everything, from farmhouse to fancy. Located on the south end of Main Street in Dayton, Iowa. We are (surprisingly) not that far out of the way when you are headed somewhere else. You should stop by some weekend.

We sell chalk-painted furniture, antique and vintage furniture, home décor, lawn art, apparel, signage of all kinds as well as thoughtful gift items.

We carry an assortment of mineral chalk paint* and associated supplies.

* Country Chic & Dixie Belle

We are very happy to announce that we are now in Boone, Iowa. Studio 721 is an eclectic, beautiful shop located downtown on Story Street.

Welcome Studio 721

721 Story Street, Boone, Iowa
We have still been keeping busy in the Dayton shop, so please stop in (on your way to Boone?) and see some the latest pieces that have had new life breathed into them.

We also carry a wide variety of chalk paint, waxes, stains, decoupage papers, transfers, stamps, and the hardware and tools to put them to use in your next D.I.Y. project. Be sure to ask Daun about any workshops that may be in the works. We do have quite a selection of pieces awaiting your magic touch, I will gladly show them off.

Re-Design with Prima® is a line of D.I.Y. products meant to inspire you and help you create works that will turn even the simplest D.I.Y. project into one that truly POPS. All of their products are easy to use and the online community is a helpful collection of characters that are more than willing to share their tips, tricks and techniques. It seems each project we have pulled together using these products has led us to start another piece. Plain old fun with creative, artistic. and elegant results. In case you can’t tell, we like these products and think you will also.

Dixie Belle Paint Dixie Belle Paint is a family-owned and operated company that believes that chalk painting is for everyone and we should all be able to enjoy the fun and therapy painting can bring without breaking the bank. Built on American values, in America with true Southern Hospitality.

Who we are …

a couple of retired/semi-retired folks who spend their “free” time visiting some favorite haunts, seeking treasures at flea markets, yard sales, barn sales, estate sales, ratty old barns even roadside freebies (really). Over the past year we’ve met many interesting people, heard some very interesting stories, usually about the background of some piece of furniture or another.

It really is a fun way enjoy our time together. We’ve logged a lot of miles, dined in too many restaurants to count and come to the conclusion that almost everywhere in Des Moines is near the Hickman / Merle Hay intersection.

This first year, in spite of all of this discombobulation going on in the world, making new friends (masked), seeing Iowa up close (even the heartbreaking damage caused by the derecho), being in the shop and being creative has been memorable as well as fun. – Mike

Some of the D.I.Y. products we carry
Country Chic Chalk Paint and Supplies
D.I.Y. Décor Supplies
Chalk Paint, Supplies and Hospitality

A few of our favorite places to browse
  1. Over 160 Dealers, Malls, Restaurants, Wineries and B&B’s are on the site with info and pictures of items in their shops.
  2. Check out the Road Trip Map that shows Member Shops from a state wide view down to a street view. Plan your own Road Trip at a glance!

Gravy Home Goods, Main Street, Jewell, Iowa. This shop calls itself a “vintage home goods store with original and repurposed finds to make your house fresh and fun”. And that it is. It’s also chock full of ideas.

Carroll Design & Salvage, Hwy. 30 Carroll, Iowa. An eclectic array of vendors and some cool stuff also. D.I.Y. home décor supplies and ideas abound. Well worth a visit.

Where to next?

Chateau Moo

French Country Cottage and a whole bunch of other stuff

Open Hours

Mon Thurs: By Appointment
Fri – Sat: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm


(641) 491-0775 Daun (515) 368-0211 Mike


37 South Main Street
Dayton, IA 50530

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