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Painted By You!

Three beauties here – thanks very much for sharing your inspirational painting projects! First we have Tara Hyson (who creates something amazing almost every week!) sharing this beauty of a Kitchen Dresser – love the way this has been aged and distressed, just perfect in its imperfect way – if you know what I mean? […]


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Painted Pieces by Dovetails Facebook ‘Stars On Sunday’

Have you got any painty projects? – we’d love to see and share them – either post them to our FB page or post them on our sister FB site ‘ChalkPaint™ by Annie Sloan at dovetails’ Thanks a million! This sideboard just looks really classy – big thanks to Angela Harper for sharing this piece […]


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Making new paint look old!

Been trying to make a new paint job look very old! Here’s my latest effort on a Hungarian Settle. Annie Sloan Greek Blue was the base colour and I’ve added mostly Paris Grey and a little Duck Egg Blue. It’s all about texture and taking off!


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Pallet to Palette!

How do you like my Pallet which I’ve up cycled into an Annie Sloan Palette – I’ve positioned the colours so that they are close to their complementary colours on the colour wheel – (colours that work well together) The names are stencilled on using Graphite and Original. I gave the Pallett a good clean […]


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Inspiration… from you!

More amazing pics of projects you’ve sent in to us – thanks for sharing. Here’s a great piece by Marie Nash – Original is a really nice white – nice work Maria and thanks for sharing! Next – Another cool Before and After by Gavin Morgan this time – finished in Paris Grey. Gavin has a […]


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Blue Monday!

Apparently it’s Blue Monday today – the most depressing day of the year according to reports in some newspapers! To help lift your spirits here’s a little something – 10% off any Annie Sloan Aubusson Blue, Louis Blue and Napoleonic Blue – offer ends Wednesday. Click here for paint


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FREE LOVE – Exclusive Online Offer!

Do you know it’s less than a month to St. Valentines Day? – If you or someone you know want’s to add that loving touch to a project or handmade gift, here’s some good news. Dovetails are giving away a beautiful ‘LOVE’ stencil worth £6.95 with every online order over £50 when you add the […]


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Painted Floor and More by Claire V Sissons

Just loving the work by fellow Annie Sloan Stockist Claire V Sissons of Mon Petit Palais Designs in Australia. Here she’s painted a previously painted concrete floor – Old Ochre and Graphite for the larger tiles and Old White, Scandinavian Pink and Primer Red for the terracotta look tiles. Plus there’s some gorgeous simple pieces in English […]


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Hitting a Sweet Spot!

This was an old Bookcase with some marking to the veneer. I’ve used Annie Sloan Old Violet and finished with some Clear and Dark Wax. On the doors I’ve up cycled some Xmas gold foil wrapping paper which has been cut out into letters and stuck to the inside of the glass doors with diluted […]