Using Annie Sloan's Dark Wax over a Chalk Paint base coat is a simple way to step up your game when dealing with one color! TLC Vintage Collection made our Diana Lace Doily Stencil POP! (Royal Design Studio lace furniture stencils)
How to Do an Antique Glaze on Painted Furniture. Using black paint, a glazing medium and a few drops of water, you can create a dark, antiqued effect in the cracks and corners of your piece. More on the web site. by graciela
Homemade Chalk Finish Paint | From the Author: I have used a few different brands of chalk type paint however they are really expensive! I already had the paint I needed leftover from painting my dining room. All I needed to do was make the homemade chalk finish paint consistency I needed.
DIY: excellent tips here on how to apply dark wax, how to conserve paint by thinning down on second coat and how to transfer a projected image onto the furniture for adding french lettering. GREAT POST!