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Annie Sloan shares a technique that brings out the beautiful detail on gilded surfaces with pronounced carving such as mirrors & frames. Apply ASCP to the surface, getting it into all the recesses. Once the paint has dried thoroughly, take a damp cloth and wipe over the raised carving leaving paint in the recesses. By wiping just a few times, paint can be left as a wash over some of the raised areas so the effect is soft, or it can be wiped quite cleanly so the difference in the gold and…

Annie Sloan shares a technique that brings out the beautiful detail on gilded surfaces with pronounced carving such as mirrors & frames. Apply ASCP to the surface, getting it into all the recesses. Once the paint has dried thoroughly, take a damp cloth and wipe over the raised carving leaving paint in the recesses. By wiping just a few times, paint can be left as a wash over some of the raised areas so the effect is soft, or it can be wiped quite cleanly so the difference in the gold and…

I took several different ideas and meshed them together into this. It was so much fun to make!  I used CeCe Caldwell paint, Annie Sloan wax, a lamp shade embellishment, rope, vinyl letters from my Cameo Silhouette and wood from our house.

I took several different ideas and meshed them together into this. It was so much fun to make! I used CeCe Caldwell paint, Annie Sloan wax, a lamp shade embellishment, rope, vinyl letters from my Cameo Silhouette and wood from our house.

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