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Decorative Italian Decoupage Papers. Item #: IPK161 1 sheet measuring 19.5" x 13.5" of Florentine paper featuring a beautiful petite springtime floral pattern with metallic gold accents.

Decorative Italian Decoupage Papers

Acid free and printer friendly. Made in Italy by Kartos. .. Item #: IPK158 1 sheet measuring 19.5" x 13.5" of Florentine paper featuring a beautiful print of blue and green peacock feathers with metallic gold accents on a pale yellow background. Item #: IPT616B 1 sheet measuring 19.5" x 13.5" of tumbling blocks geometric print paper in three shades of blue. Item #: IPK175 1 sheet measuring 19.5" x 13.5" of Italian paper featuring a beautiful dogwood floral print with metallic gold accents. Item #: IPK174 1 sheet measuring 19.5" x 13.5" of Italian paper featuring a beautiful purple floral print with metallic gold accents on a pale yellow background. Item #: IPK162 1 sheet measuring 19.5" x 13.5" of marbeled print paper in shades of blue, burgundy, aqua and ivory with metallic gold accents.

How To Apply Wax. How To Use Annie Sloan Wax Over Chalk Paint® The Proper Waxing Technique Well we realized after hearing from our customers that something was amiss with their waxing technique.

How To Use Annie Sloan Wax Over Chalk Paint®

They kept on coming back to us saying that the wax was all sticky and hard to buff, even after they let it dry overnight. We kept on stressing that they needed to apply a thin layer of wax, wait for it to dry at least overnight before they buff for the final sheen. Alas, it was during one of our workshops when one of our students brought in a dresser drawer that we saw the problem. She had brushed on the wax with her handy wax brush and let it dry overnight. But she hadn't rubbed the wax into the paint completely and removed the excess before letting it sit overnight. Questions related to Annie Sloan Products. Chalk Paint® Questions and hopefully……Answers What is Chalk Paint® Decorative Paint by Annie Sloan?

Questions related to Annie Sloan Products

Chalk Paint® is an incredible product specifically designed for furniture, and it can be used on walls and in painting leather couches, vinyl chairs, outside of tubs, refrigerators, and exterior surfaces such as doors and shudders (like on The Purple Painted Lady’s Palmyra store.). It is a water soluble paint (meaning a major component of Chalk Paint®) is water. So, when you think of a product being GREEN…think Chalk Paint® Decorative Paint by Annie Sloan! Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan is also highly pigmented material that is made with little or no black.

I don’t want my piece to be primitive or distressed- so I guess Chalk Paint® is not for me. Oh my- that is far from the truth! Lilyfield Life: Furniture Topcoats and Waxes - Australian Edition. I get so many emails from you all asking about furniture painting, waxes, and other top coat products.

Lilyfield Life: Furniture Topcoats and Waxes - Australian Edition

I'm slowly working my way through the list of questions in a DIY Tips tutorial series. I know for some of you this has been a long time coming. Marian, aka Miss Mustard Seed, has done several wonderful posts on finishing painted furniture but I constantly get emails asking for what I use in Australia as a lot of the American products are not available here. So here is my list for topcoats and furniture waxes that are readily available in this fine land of ours down under.My one disclaimer is please don't solely rely on me though as I have been using various top coats for many years now and I have found the best thing is to experiment with different products and find out what works for you and your own style of painting.

Furniture Waxes When applying wax to a timber or painted surface, you need to rub it vigorously into the surface. Water based Sealers Wipe on Poly Nude : No Top Coat. September 2012. Altar’d: Custom Hand Painted & Refinished Furniture and Vintage Home Décor. Recently, I posted my experience with Annie Sloan Chalk type Paint & the comments on our Facebook Page went wild.

Altar’d: Custom Hand Painted & Refinished Furniture and Vintage Home Décor

Some love it, some love the paint and not the wax, and some have never tried it. I like a lot of the colors of Annie Sloan Chalk type Paint, but I prefer the durability of using latex paint, so I spent a few hours with a ton of paint chips and found an almost exact match for each of ASCP’s shades. I prefer Behr Paint {found at the Home Depot}, and Sherwin Williams Paint because they are high quality, easy to use, and are very durable. If you have more kids than adults in your home like we do, then you’ll appreciate the durability of latex paint on your furniture & walls.

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Milky Way Molds, Crafters Choice, Mold Market. BEST Homemade Chalk Paint Recipes - Salvaged Inspirations. After spending $45 and a half day drive on a quart of brand name chalk paint, I was determined to find the BEST Homemade Chalk Paint Recipes for a cost efficient alternative.

BEST Homemade Chalk Paint Recipes - Salvaged Inspirations

If you’re interested in mixing your own chalk paint to save yourself time and money, read on because I discovered a bunch of interesting stuff I wasn’t made aware of on other blogs. I tried four (4) of the most popular Homemade Chalk Paint Recipes and the results surprised me and left me with a hands-down fave! In sharing my experience, I hope it helps you decide which DIY recipe is right for you. So let’s start my countdown…. 2/3 cup Paint 1/3 cup Baking Soda Mix really well My least favourite is the baking soda recipe.

When applying this Homemade Chalk Paint, (HMCP) it had a very gritty texture despite a thorough mixing. I was worried it wouldn’t sand down properly, but it turned out just fine…. whew!