Posts Categorized: #wax

Video 41 Painting Shadows and Highlights Part 3

  In Part 3 of this video series, Painting Shadows and Highlights, I show you how to seal your chalk paint finish, and discuss the benefits of using wax vs polyurethane.     In my video series  #29 Let’s Do Terra Cotta, I show how to paint a plastic garden pot with Chalk Paint for a terra… Read more »

Video #24: Adding a Liming Wax Finish

  In this video I show the last step in repurposing our Antibes Green Child’s Chair: finishing with wax. I demonstrate how to apply Liming Wax as a way to further enhance color and grain in the wood, as well as seal the finish. Part 3 of 3 If you missed the first two videos where I… Read more »

VIDEO: How to Apply Annie Sloan Clear Wax

  In this video, I’ll show you how I finish a piece of  furniture painted with Chalk Paint. Purchased from Pier One and painted with chalk paint,  this mirror is given a final coat of Annie Sloan Clear Wax  to seal and protect the paint.

Napoleonic Blue and Graphite

    This old chest of drawers is solid oak and is going to go in a boy’s bedroom. Using my favorite paint for vintage furniture, Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®, I painted a first coat of Napoleonic Blue. The second coat was a mix (about 1:1) of  Graphite and Napoleonic Blue layered to not only… Read more »

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