Posts Categorized: Chinoiserie

Decisions, Decisions….

I have a Chinese apothecary cabinet that looks almost identical to this one and I can’t decide what to do with it. It doesn’t quite fit with the rest of the house, so at this point it is inhabiting our basement and serving as storage for all our Christmas ornaments. Painting may help. Or it… Read more »

Chinoiserie Chalk Paint

One of the techniques I have been working on lately is using Annie Sloan Chalk PaintⒸ to create a Chinoiserie style paint finish. A shiny lacquered surface is usually made by spraying several light coats of lacquer based paint. It is almost impossible (for me) to brush on lacquer correctly, it must be sprayed on for… Read more »