Posts Categorized: #LouisBlue

Video 35 – Chalk Painting Fabric Step 3

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  Painting fabric can bring a much-needed refreshing without the cost of reupholstering. This video shows the final step of chalk painting fabric, as well as how to add a stripe, softening the fabric with light sanding, and sealing with wax to create a leather like texture and finish. To see the previous steps of chalk… Read more »

Campaign Desk in Custom Lilac

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  Sometimes the standard pre-mixed colors in any brand of paint don’t offer what you’re looking for, but mixing for a custom color is easy to do.  For a feminine take on the Campaign style, a signature lilac, is the perfect choice. Using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® in a ratio of approximately 1:1:1, I mixed… Read more »

Reader Request

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  Louise, a reader of Colorways, found some inspiration photos on Pinterest and asked for my help in getting a similar finish. Here are the beautiful photos she sent. I love getting the opportunity to work on this kind of project, it’s fun for me, and I wish I had time to do it more often…. Read more »

Video 32 – Let’s Do Stone, Adding Age and Patina

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  In this tutorial we add age and patina to our painted garden pots with chalk paint. This extra step gives our pots authenticity as well as depth and interest. You can see all of my video tutorials by clicking on the Videos tab. You can also watch them on my YouTube channel, where if you hit… Read more »

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