Monthly Archives: May 2015

Going Coastal Gray

  Even furniture built to remain outdoors year round, needs to be refreshed. Originally the same color as the deck, this favorite glider had become faded and dirty. The only prep I did was spray it off with the hose and let it dry. For a more natural weathered look, I used Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®… Read more »

Wardrobe Petite

Old Fashioned and practical, wardrobes provided storage for clothing in the days before large walk in closets. On the smallish side, this vintage armoire may have been built for a child, and needed a fresh look. Using a layering technique, Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® French Linen provides a solid base coat. Coco enhanced the shadows… Read more »

Campaign Desk in Custom Lilac

  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 »

Video 34 – Chalk Painting Fabric Step 2

  In the second part of this video series on chalk painting fabric, I use a new chalk paint, Classico, by Pure & Original Paint to give a fresh look to my fabric covered chair seats. I’m excited to share this new brand and test it out in the same way as Annie Sloan Chalk… Read more »

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