Sunday, August 7, 2011

An Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Makeover

WOW I can’t believe how fast you can work with this chalk paint. I was amazed that I could transform this table from this…

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to this in a matter of a few hours!

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I lightly sanded after applying two coats of the Annie Sloan cream chalk paint and I used clear and dark wax.

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The longest and hardest part of the whole transformation of this table was sanding and re-staining the tabletop.  

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I used Minwax Wood stain and applied three coats to the tabletop.  I completed the base of the table before re-staining the top because of the drying time of the stain.

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I have to say, I really like this paint and will definitely use it again.  In fact, I am placing an order for another color as I have more furniture pieces to paint for this bedroom make-over.    

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As always, thanks for visiting and have a wonderful day. 

Gail

17 comments:

  1. Wow! That turned out great, Gail! I have seen a lot of bloggers using this paint. I may have to give it a try! Hope you have a great Sunday!

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  2. looks wonderful....that chalk paint is everywhere!

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  3. I love it! Love the dark stain with that color paint

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  4. That looks gorgeous!!I just ordered some chalk paint.Can't wait to try it.

    Kathy

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  5. The table is such a beautiful style and the new finish is gorgeous. I still havn't used this paint. I really need to give it a try. Can't wait to see the next piece. Hugs, Marty

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  6. Love the table, Gail! It's nice to see how you transformed an oak table to this! My daughter will be taking my oak dining table and I bet this would be a great way to renew it for her.

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  7. Love it, Gail !! You did a fabulous job, and I'm not surprised one.bit. that you're going to order more !!

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  8. Gail~ this looks wonderful!
    I love this look with the dark top and creamy bottom... you did a beautiful job.
    Pat

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  9. love how you did your table. its subtle and done with a gentle hand - yet the distressing still shows.. congrats on a job well done.

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  10. Gorgeous! Yes, it only takes one piece and you are hooked. Be careful...before you know it you'll be painting everything in sight! LOL!

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  11. That is really beautiful now!!! I love the dark top and white distressed legs. I really think I will do my dining room table like that, I like it more every time I see it.
    Hugs, Cindy

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  12. I love the way this came out Gail. Really, really nice. I just received my shipment of Annie Chalk Paint not too long ago, but I haven't even had time to use it yet (nursing a hurt hubby).

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  13. The makeover looks outstanding...using this paint for the first time today:)

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  14. I see you do like chalk paint!! Table looks so good!

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  15. I still would like to try Annie Sloan paint and wax. I think I would just use whiteor a light cream. The top color of your table is beautiful. Good mix of color.

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