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New from Annie Sloan – Mini Project Pack!

New from Annie Sloan, in a beautifully presented package and with a saving of over 13% off the RRP we think the Annie Sloan Mini Project Pack is an all round winner. Ideal if you’re just starting your first project or as a perfect Christmas present for a loved one. ‘It’s easy to brighten up […]

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Making The (Annie Sloan) Magic Happen

  Why I love using Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan For me, it’s that you can make freshly painted pieces of furniture look old. Not just 20 or 30 years old, but really old, hundred’s of years old, ancient even! Before I discovered Annie Sloan I used to paint in a conventional way using a well […]

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Ideas and Inspiration – from you!

We love this dry brushed piece by Nicky Nacky Noonah from Sheffield, thanks for sharing x ‘The small cupboard I dry brushed with Annie Sloan Old White. Let it dry then dry brushed Paris Grey. Then I put another layer of Old White on top.’ Then just a lovely piece of furniture painted in a […]

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Three great Painters!

A trio of my fave furniture painters! First we have some Annie Sloan painted pieces Claire V Sissons has kindly shared with us – including an Ikea mirror she has transformed. If you’re lucky enough to be in Australia you should visit her Annie Sloan shop – it looks wonderful and she always has the […]

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Annie Sloan Colour Wheel technique on a Painted Table

On this table I tried out a little tip about colour I got from Annie Sloan last week. Sometimes it’s good to use colours which are next to each other on the colour wheel (see today’s earlier post on Facebook). For example with this table I painted Annie Sloan Chateau Grey then used French Linen […]

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Using The Colour Wheel

I recently picked up a tip from Annie Sloan about using colours that work well together. It was all about the Colour Wheel. The Colour Wheel is basically the three primary colours – Red, Yellow and Blue positioned in a triangle with all the other colours placed closer to the colours they match, for example […]