I created this project September 2014
Pinterest inspiration, an old chest (I estimate $25 as I purchased a dresser and night stand at the same time – all for $75), Annie Sloan Old White paint, sharpies, clear wax, and one afternoon turned an old dresser into a new one for Ben’s room. At first I tried red paint for the stitching….whoa! That didn’t work. So more Annie Sloan Old White over the red paint (good thing I hadn’t done too much). Continue reading
This was my first experiences with chalk-type paints back in January 2014.
My best friend, Cindy, introduced me to Annie Sloan chalk paint. She gave me a partial can of Paris Grey. It took me awhile to find something to paint with it. I had never heard of chalk paint before, but Cindy had been using it for awhile and loved it! When I finally tried it out…..wow! I was hooked. Cindy couldn’t believe it took me so long. I can’t either! I have since created several projects. The latest…… painting an old leather glider and ottoman I have had for years. I was getting ready to throw it out, but my husband, who has seen the success we’ve had with Annie Sloan said I should try painting it. I had read that you could paint fabric, even leather with Annie Sloan so I thought I’d give it a try. Continue reading