My New Friend, Sherwin Williams

Annie Sloan, move over dear. I need to make room on the shelf for my new friend. Sherwin’s his name. Sherwin Williams. This little beauty is looking lovely, if I don’t mind saying so myself! I shopped at Sacramento’s Madison Avenue store and Craig, the assistant manager, couldn’t have been more helpful! Sherwin sells quart […]

Annie Sloan & My Nightstand

Happy Saturday!, If your looking for a fast furniture fix, Annie Sloan Chalk Paint is about as fast as you can get! No, this is not a paid advertisement, but checks are always accepted, Annie. I’ve had this old nightstand next to my side of the bed for nearly 25 years. The top surface was […]

I’ve Seen the Light, or Getting the Hang of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

I have finally painted enough pieces of furniture, to see what works and what doesn’t. If you’re thinking about making your first ASCP purchase, here are a few rules to live by: 1. Relax. You can have just about all the do-overs you need with this product, as long as you do a light sanding […]

The Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Adventure

I’m having so much fun learning about and working with ASCP! Annie doesn’t spend a lot of time or money on product directions. Thankfully, there’s a boat load of wonderful tips and tutorials on the Internet. Chi-Chi Design Studio, for one, just today, introduced me to the idea of using a sprayer! Yes! Her only […]