All Posts from ‘Annie Sloan Chalk Paint’

the petals of a flower painted on a small round table
This small round side table was such a fun blank slate!   The table itself was in great condition when it was given to me and was solid wood so I wanted to do something fun with this one.I have been in a lovely yellow phase lately and am loving all of the wonderful...

walnut dresser painted with Annie Sloan Coco coloured Chalk Paint
Dressers are no longer just for the bedroom!  With a boom in salvaging older pieces of furniture, old dressers have been reinvented as storage for any space and any room. When I found this incredible walnut dresser on Kijiji last year I knew that I had finally found the piece that I had been...

adding Annie Sloan Fabric over foam to turn a side table into a bench
 Last week I had the privilege of being invited to speak at the Ottawa Home and Garden Show.  During my talk on Upcycling, I also did a demo to show how easy it is to take something that is ready for the trash and make it into something beautiful for your home. I stated...

an IKEA dresser before it was painted
  Decorating. Does. Not. Have. To. Be. Expensive.  I can’t say that enough!  (and yet I say it over and over☺) It really and truly doesn’t! I have been working on redoing my Master bedroom (you can see a couple of earlier posts here and here)  and this project for that room was a quick,...

a storage cube painted with brown paint to look like leather
 This is one of those times I wish you could just pop by my living room and see for yourself the transformation that happened to this foot stool/storage cube.  I can describe the process for painting micro-suede here, but I know you won’t get the full effect of the finish product; and it is...

supplies for birds on burlap pictures
As I mentioned in previous posts, I have been in the process of redoing my Master bedroom.  As the redo has been progressing I have been wanting some new art for two small walls on either side of the bathroom.  While the room has been evolving, it has taken on a very vintagey feel...