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 »

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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