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Painting Fabric Tip

This chair had a lovely frame but the upholstery was badly stained. To get it re-covered would have cost a fortune, so I tried something drastic -I painted it with Chalk Paint ™! Water down your paint, so you almost dye the fabric, this one needed 2-3 coats. I left it unwaxed but gave it […]


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Still time for you to do this!

Pine cones + Annie Sloan = Magic Table Decorations Saw someone post something similar on Pinterest, had to give it a go, love it. Colours are Old White, Paris Grey, Emile, Provence (toned down with Old White) Tip: water down the paint #morethanpaint #ChalkPaint™ #dovetails #anniesloan


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Annie Sloan – On The Wall

Did you know that you can also use Chalk Paint™ on walls. It’s ideal to create a ‘feature’ wall like the one pictured here. Treat the wall almost like a big bit of furniture, you can leave it unwaxed if you like, but it’s more likely to pick up marks without protection. The Old Violet […]


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Old White Cupboard Makeover

Ok, another domestic has broken out. I have painted this lovely big old pine cupboard with my favourite Annie Sloan paint – Old White. It’s been lightly distressed and the top’s been sanded back and waxed. My wife thinks it should stay like this, I’m not sure – those 2 big panels seem to be […]


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How to Stencil on Glass with Gold Type – Bistro Style!

Do you ever see those gorgeous old French Bistro’s that have lovely gold typography all over the windows, and think, I’d like to do that. Want to make your own projects stand out from the crowd and get the wow factor? Well this is how you can! What you need. A stencil, gold aerosol spray, black […]