Annie Sloan Chalk Paint’s New Color! (and other paint updates) June 24, 2012
That’s how I talk, now that I’m back from Atlanta! I really wish I had a southern accent! I think they sound so soft and pretty.
I think I’ll spend this week, telling you about some of the great product info I learned, at the Haven conference. Today, let’s talk about paint! Are you good with that? Hope so!
This sweet little table has been painted in Annie Sloan’s newest chalk paint color, Florence. I also saw a couple of very cool techniques, using ASCP.
I learned about a technique called wet distressing. Once the ASCP has dried, you simply take a clean and soft, wet cloth (even a baby wipe!) and distress the paint where ever you like. Instead of using sand paper, you’ll create no dust, and get the same results.
I also love this technique, when a piece of wood, painted in a gold or silver metallic, is then painted with chalk paint; in this case I believe it’s “country gray”. Once the chalk paint is dry, you wet distress the piece, letting the metallic color show through.
Marian, better known as Miss Mustard Seed, introduced her very own line of milk paint. She explained the kind of results and options available, using her paint.
One big advantage is that the paint is shipped in powder form, so you don’t have to pay the higher cost, of shipping a water added product.
This is the new color palette. Looks pretty nice! You can even mix the colors, for your own custom colors!
Rust-oleum has a new 4-step cabinet painting system.
It seems like spray paint from Rust-oleum is “selling like hot cakes”. Even though I hear black is still their number one selling color, the color choices are multiplying! One of Rust-oleum’s sweet reps painted these simple bottles and jars using spray paint. My favorite color is Sea Glass. She says if you’re going to try this yourself, wipe the glass down first with nail polish remover first, to make the paint stick.
We’re you at Haven? Did I miss anything in my paint update? There was so much to see!
Until next time,