We are loving the new Annie Sloan waxes!! When she was visiting us in NYC two weeks ago, she announced the new additions to her line on the Country Living Facebook live video. The White Wax is a white-hued Soft Wax that gives a gorgeous limed look over raw wood or adds a soft white antiquing over Chalk Paint. The Black Wax is a cool black-hued Soft Wax that is extremely versatile. We are IN LOVE with it! Here’s a video I filmed on Facebook this weekend. Both waxes are availab
We have been on our Annual Winter Break so in between family trips and visits, I’ve headed to the shop to finish up some projects we started before the holidays. Today I put the finishing touches on this French Provincial headboard. When we rescued it, the wood was in bad shape and I knew it needed painting. Rather than go Bohemian, I opted for a simple finish courtesy of Annie Sloan’s magical Chalk Paint®. We began with a layer of Cream followed by Paris Grey then Artisan En
Many of you have heard you can paint fabric with Chalk Paint® (yes, you can!) – and we have done several projects ourselves you are welcome to come see (and feel) for yourself in the shop. One of our all-time faves is the HUGE vinyl Mid-Century Modern sofa in our Montclair Makers’ Space: When painting with Chalk Paint®, I prefer to dilute the paint and do several thin coats with ample dry time between. Annie (Sloan, of course) likes to mist her fabric and paint full-strength.