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DIY: Annie Sloan - Chalk Paint® tutorial No.1 - one-colour distressing technique with dark wax.

great video instruction for free-hand lettering. I may have to try this.

DIYTintedFurnWax-natural wax- Stir in some dark paint-1 TBSP of wax to 1 TSP of paint- not an exact recipe. How much paint you add will depend on how dark YOU want your antiquing wax- Stir the paint into the wax

How to transfer a French graphic and distress a piece of furniture (great tutorial included).

Chalk Paint is a very special paint for very many reasons Here are some; 1. It's the BEST paint for painting furniture by a long way 2. You can use the paint by diluting it with water to make a wash to show the wood grain 3. You can use it as an impasto ( thickly) - leave the lid off to thicken 4. You can use it on any surface, indoors and out ( the outside of our shop was painted in it- perfect!) 5. No need to prime or prepare 6. The colours are mixed intelligently and the web…

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10 Tutorials on How to Antique a Mirror

10 Tutorials: How to Antique a Mirror

Inexpensive Wax Brush - cutting the bristles of a chip brush will make the bristles firmer, so it makes it easy to use as a wax brush.

Video tutorial on applying Annie Sloan Furniture Wax~ This gal shows everything from prepping your brush to finishing the piece. If you've always wanted to do this, she covers it all..

Tip #4 After the two coats are finished, this it the time to decide to distress or not~if you are going to distress your furniture I like to do it before I wax. Its a personal preference. Go over the edges where it would be worn authentically with the passage of time. Resist the spotted look~a little bit here and a little bit there creates the dreaded Leopard look!

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Painted Upholstered Chair using Chalky Finish Paint

How to paint fabric with chalk paint!

Mod-podge when using a stencil to help prevent bleeding under the edges. This tutorial also shows how to make a sign from a deconstructed pallet.

GREAT tutorial on how to NOT have to hand draw things onto furniture, etc. Lots of people ask me how to - this is super easy.

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DIY Tutorial-Refinishing Furniture with Stain

How to strip furniture and refinish/stain it. I will be trying to do this this week with my yard sale end table! :)

Distressing furniture. Using fine steel wool helps to distress paint but does not leave lines like sandpaper.