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How to Use Chalk Paint; step by step instructions...when to use clear wax, when to distress, when to use dark wax

Gloss paint stencil over same color in matte-and may I say....LOVE! Great idea - no instructions but I'm totally going to do this!

Shades of Amber: How to Use Chalk Paint®

Colorways with Leslie Stocker » Country Sideboard provides inspiration for a soft white Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® color palette. Old White, Old Ochre, Antoinette, Coco

chalk paint recipe

annie sloan painted furniture | Using Annie Sloan chalk paints and waxes, Christen Bensten transforms ... i'd love to find a career doing this!

Aluminum foil, wax paper, etc. dispenser... inside the pantry. i love this idea! - Click image to find more Home Decor Pinterest pins

Another pinner said: "I had upholstered chairs before,but this taught me the proper way." Especially helpful is the instruction on how to do corners.

Make brand new pine boards into distressed 'barn boards' with a couple super simple steps. You can add any tint you want too! {Sawdust and Embryos}

From old galvanized buckets to vintage chairs with thread bare upholster, farmhouse style is a little but rustic and a whole lot comfortable. It is a style that is easy to get in your own home by incorporating just a few pieces. You can go vintage farmhouse with old rusty, worn pieces, or have a more modern farmhouse look with bold colors and patterns. No matter which you prefer, start with pieces you love. Read along as eBay shares six easy ways to add some farmhouse charm to your home.

DIY: How to Get this Pottery Barn Finish - this post shows how a lamp was given a facelift with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint - via Evolution of Style

How to Graywash - get the Restoration Hardware look

Chalk Paint for furniture - and tutorials!

How to paint veneer (not wood) furniture: She uses chalk paint for the base and gets great results.

Wish I new about this earlier!!! How to Paint Cabinets or Furniture... using liquid sandpaper (deglosser).... - cuts out the sanding step. From Better Homes and Gardens

Make your own chalk paint for 4 dollars! DIY tutorial and paint recipes...may your furniture never be the same again!

Excellent step by step instructions on how to make primitive signs and distress them.

sand, paint, sand distress a piece of furniture, rub stain into the sanded distressed areas, finish with spray can of shellac.

"Spray paint" upholstery with Tulip fabric spray paint

home made chalk paint

How to paint both laminate and real wood furniture while omitting the sanding step. I'm down with that! :)