Lessons in Chalk Paint
My first project using Chalk Paint was a French Provencal bedroom set that I found on Craigslist. There were three pieces: a side table, a chest of drawers, and a headboard. (For this post, I am featuring the side table and chest of drawers). This is a Broyhill Premium set, very well made, probably from the 1970′s. I got them to use in my guest bedroom and they were a perfect fit. Of course, the original stain color would not work (I definitely wanted something lighter), so I knew I wo…
Graphite and Old Ochre Desk
A couple that took one of our Chalk Paint workshops at Loot asked if I would redo their desk and try to sell it. The desk is a great size and shape, so I gave it a little Chalk Paint makeover. They could have painted the desk themselves, after taking our workshop, but they said they were too busy painting everything else in their house. This is what the desk looked like before with an old, dark wood finish. I painted the top of the desk with Graphite Chalk Paint and the base and legs with…
How to Paint a Piano With Chalk Paint In 1 Day
I'll show you the best way I know how to paint a piano in 1 day! Isn't she AMAZING?! #dododsondesigns #paintedpiano #howtopaintapiano #piano #pianolover #pianolovers #howto #paintedfurniture #furnituremakeover
French Linen for a French Dresser
Learning the art of breathing new life into old treasures through painting techniques using Annie Sloan Chalk Paints.