Posts Categorized: #Emperor’s Silk

Thoroughly Modern

Are you a mid-century modern person? I have to admit I’m……not so much. But when I saw this  wardrobe on the Anthropologie website, it reminded me just how versatile Chalk Paint is for many styles and periods of furniture, even the most modern. Werner Aisslinger for Moroso Or even the not so modern, but a more… Read more »

Video: Mixing Chalk Paint for Tints

    In this video, I’ll show you how I lighten a chalk paint by adding a color, like white to emperor silk (red). Mixing chalk paint can be intimidating – it’s expensive and for large projects, you may be mixing pints – that’s not something you want to mess up. Here’s what I do… Read more »

Video: Mixing Chalk Paint – Beginners Start Here

    How do you start mixing your own colors of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint?  In this video I chat about mixing Annie’s equivalent of primary colors; red, yellow and blue, as well as the colors used for shades and tints. To see my other instructional videos, just click on the Tools tab. For my color… Read more »

Modern Chalk Paint

      Chalk Paint doesn’t have to be just for distressed and vintage. It can be used anytime you want a soft matte finish like the ones pictured above and below by Werner Aisslinger for Moroso. Paint in an ombre style or use bold color combinations for a sleek modern look. To avoid a glossy finish, seal… Read more »

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