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The Beginner's Guide to Using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint & Wax: One Beginner's Tips to Another! I let my intimidation over using Chalk Paint® Decorative Paint by Annie Sloan keep me from exploring the medium for way too long. Now that I have finally given Annie Sloan Chalk Paint And Wax, Chalk Paint Wax, Using Chalk Paint, Annie Sloan Paints, Paint Paint, Annie Sloan Chalk Paint For Beginners, Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Instructions, Annie Sloan Wax, Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Techniques

The Beginner's Guide to Annie Sloan Chalk Paint - the thinking closet

You’ve heard of the five stages of grief, right? Well, have you heard of the five stages of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®? No? Well, let me enlighten you…. (Perhaps this experience will ring true for some of you.) STAGE #1: Intrigue: “A paint that requires no stripping, sanding, or priming? Tell me more!” STAGE #2:Read more

Tips and tricks for choosing the perfect paint by eliminating undertones {The Cr. Tips and tricks for choosing the perfect paint by eliminating undertones {The Creativity Exchange} Pintura Exterior, Paint Color Schemes, House Color Schemes Interior, Home Color Schemes, Kitchen Color Schemes, Paint Color Palettes, Kitchen Paint Colors, Interior Design, Paint Colors For Cabinets

Tips and Tricks for Choosing the Perfect Paint Color

Tips and tricks for choosing the perfect paint by eliminating undertones {The Creativity Exchange}

10 furniture painting tips and 10 Thrift Store Furniture Makeovers! Thrift Store Furniture, Refurbished Furniture, Paint Furniture, Repurposed Furniture, Furniture Projects, Furniture Making, Furniture Makeover, Diy Projects, Antique Furniture

10 Thrift Store Furniture Makeovers

I'm not the best decorator, designer, or photographer, my socks have probably only matched twice in my life, and my cats are rather plump. I'm far from perfect, but one area I'm getting pretty good at is paint. Jesse has definitely witnessed several 'I JUST RUINED IT!!!!' mini-breakdowns after one of my furniture makeovers has gone awry, but my goal has always been progress over perfection. After painting probably 20 pieces of furniture in the past few years, I've definitely made some…

It is definitely ok to skip the sanding step in some cases before you paint piece of furniture. However, before you skip the sanding step, here few things to know: Is the Surface Shiny? If the surface is very smooth and shiny, I would hesitate Old Furniture, Paint Furniture, Repurposed Furniture, Furniture Projects, Furniture Making, Furniture Makeover, Diy Projects, Nursery Furniture, Furniture Refinishing

What To Know Before Painting Furniture Without Sanding - Painted Furniture Ideas

It is possible to paint without sanding...sometimes. Here are a few things to know to make sure it is okay for the project you are planning.

And Tricks To Ensure A Perfect Paint Job Tips And Tricks To Ensure A Perfect Paint Job! To avoid roller marks on furniture, only go in one directionTips And Tricks To Ensure A Perfect Paint Job! To avoid roller marks on furniture, only go in one direction Furniture Projects, Furniture Making, Furniture Makeover, Diy Projects, Moving Furniture, Furniture Movers, Chalk Paint Projects, Bedroom Furniture, Modern Furniture

To avoid roller marks on furniture, only go in one direction.

Painting can be a daunting and messy task. These helpful hacks will save you time and make your life way easier.

valspar antiquing glaze instead of dark wax. Instead of dark wax? NEVER WAX! It's not a durable finish! Chalk Paint Projects, Chalk Paint Furniture, Furniture Refinishing, Paint Ideas, Cabinet Refinishing, Furniture Wax, Upcycled Furniture, Diy Projects, Do It Yourself Furniture

Betsy Ross Painted Cabinet

I've pinned on Pinterest and been inspired by all the beautiful Union Jack dressers, pillows and other items. I really wanted to do something like this on a plain cabinet I have. I mentioned it to my husband and showed him a photo. He said "Not in this house. Ever. We went to war so we don't have to have that flag in our house" or something to that effect. I think his face may have gotten flushed, but I'm not sure... On to plan B. I chose to go a little vintage and use the Betsy Ross flag as…

Awesome Paisley Stenciled table using the Paisley Allover stencil to refinish a beat up coffee table. Refurbished Furniture, Paint Furniture, Repurposed Furniture, Furniture Projects, Furniture Makeover, Cool Furniture, Refinished Table, Paisley Stencil, Muebles Home

Cutting Edge Stencils

Theresa's very first stencil project turned out just awesome! She used our Paisley Allover stencil to refinish a beat up coffee table. Get your own...

7 Paint Finishes You HAVE to Try- how to to achieve these weathered, gray finishes using 3 basic techniques. - 7 Paint Finishes You Have to Try + Haven Recap - Shades of Blue Interiors Furniture Projects, Furniture Makeover, Wood Projects, Wood Furniture, Furniture Stores, Paint Techniques Furniture, Rustic Painted Furniture, Chalk Paint Techniques, Stain Techniques

7 Paint Finishes You Have to Try + Haven Recap - Shades of Blue Interiors

How to create 7 unique paint finishes that will transform any piece of furniture. A recap of teaching at Haven Conference, a DIY & Home Decor Blogger Conf.

3 Ways to make painting furniture a lot easier. Lots of other tutorials and furniture painting tips here too. Furniture Fix, Furniture Projects, Furniture Making, Furniture Makeover, Furniture Removal, Antique Furniture, Modern Furniture, Paint Stain, Recycling

3 Ways to Make Furniture Painting Easier - Painted Furniture Ideas

Furniture painting is hard work, that’s for sure. There’s no way around that. But, the results are definitely worth it. There are, however, three things you can do to make painting furniture a little easier and less work: 1. Use an Electric Sander – I swear by using an electric sander. Sure, you can use...Read More

How Paint, Glaze & Distressing Open New Doors For Dressers - DIY Furniture Couch Ideen Laminate Furniture, Old Furniture, Refurbished Furniture, Paint Furniture, Repurposed Furniture, Furniture Projects, Furniture Makeover, Vintage Furniture, Furniture Plans

How Paint, Glaze & Distressing Open New Doors For Dressers

When dressers are given a new life with paint, glaze and distressing, doors open to how they may be used all over a home. Dressers are not only an obvious option for a bedroom, but make fantas…

DIY Furniture Refinishing Tips - Whitewashing Furniture - Creative Ways to Redo Furniture With Paint and DIY Project Techniques - Awesome Dressers, Kitchen Cabinets, Tables and Beds - Rustic and Distressed Looks Made Easy With Step by Step Tutorials Repurposed Furniture, Rustic Furniture, Home Furniture, Furniture Plans, Distressed Furniture, Furniture Stores, Distressed Wood, Farmhouse Furniture, Weathered Wood

Top Coating Options For Painted Furniture - Painted Furniture Ideas

There are a few basic options for top coating your painted furniture. Here is an overview of what the main differences are (for water based furniture paints) Here are some of your basic options for top coating your painted furniture, whether you have painted with latex, chalk paint or milk paint: Wax – with wax, you...Read More

The Beginner's Guide to Distressing with Annie Sloan It turns out that distressing with Chalk Paint® Decorative Paint & Wax by Annie Sloan doesn't have to be stressful at all! Here's a detailed tutorial for how to age and distress a piece of furniture t Chalk Paint Brands, Best Chalk Paint, Distressing Chalk Paint, Chalk Paint Projects, Chalk Paint Furniture, What Is Chalk Paint, Chalk Paint Wax, Annie Sloan Painted Furniture, Furniture Refinishing

The Beginner's Guide to Distressing with Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan - the thinking closet

When I popped open my first quart of Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, I remember thinking, “I wonder if this can live up to the hype.” After all, this decorative paint almost sounded like something out of a DIYer’s fairy-tale…. Once upon a time there was a paint called Chalk Paint®. Now, Chalk Paint® wasn’t justRead more

Painted Furniture Using Vaseline Paint Technique for Cherry Red and Turquoise Distressed Cedar Chest - Petticoat Junktion - Petticoat JunktionPaint Technique for Cherry Red and Turquoise Distressed Cedar Chest - Petticoat Junktion - Petticoat Junktion Turquoise Painted Furniture, Distressed Furniture Painting, Turquoise Painting, Paint Furniture, Furniture Projects, Furniture Making, Furniture Makeover, Furniture Dolly, Furniture Movers

Distress Painted Furniture Using Vaseline | Apply Between Paint Layers

How To distress painted furniture using Vaseline This is a tutorial showing how to layer paint and distress using the Vaseline paint resist method.

47 Clever Tips To Ensure A Perfect Paint Job There are some great ideas to put into place. Painting Tips, House Painting, Dandy, Paint Stain, Gloss Paint, Home Repairs, Reno, Do It Yourself Home, Diy Home Improvement

47 Clever Tips To Ensure A Perfect Paint Job

A little bit of paint can completely transform a room or piece of furniture. In fact, it’s usually the first thing a new homeowner does — paint every room in the house to make it their own. I’ve painted more walls than I can count (I’ve become quite good at it, too), and I’m getting …