What is Chalk Paint? Chalk Paint ® is Annie Sloan’s quick and easy way to get colourful. You can use it to paint furniture, floors, walls – even to dye fabric. You can paint it thickly for a textured finish or dilute it for a smooth finish – add even more water for a washed wood look or to create a stain. Okay, now back to your regularly scheduled programming…. Step 9. Apply your Annie Sloan Soft Wax to seal the paint. This is the step that perplexed and intimidated me the most, but now that I have tried it, I’m shaking my head at how easy it was. Annie Sloan is perhaps the world’s most respected expert in decorative paint, colours and techniques. She has written over 20 books on the subject and developed her own range of decorative paint called Chalk Paint® in 1990. Wow, I love the end result of the chair! Great job! I’ve been using Annie Sloan paint ever since it was available in my area, before that, like you, I made my own. When I popped open my first quart of Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, I remember thinking, “I wonder if this can live up to the hype.”. After all, this decorative paint almost sounded like something out of a DIYer’s fairy-tale…. Last month I attended a local Annie Sloan Chalk Paint workshop and wrote about it for Central Valley Moms.I knew you all you DIY crafty people would like to see it too! .
Have you tried using Annie Sloan chalk paint yet? It’s without a doubt one of our favorite paints, and we use it on everything from small projects like frames to large furniture makeovers. Hi Becky, I used Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Pure White. I’ve made my own chalk paint for smaller projects and it always turned out fine. But because the cabinets are such an important aspect of the house and a huge investment of time, I wanted to be sure I would have a consistent finish throughout the project. .