The top was covered with dirty contact paper that was hiding at least two previous paint jobs: notice the yellow that was painted over the blue that was painted over the original wood.
Since we had heard there was no striping, sanding or prepping needed with the Annie Sloan paint we wanted to try it on really rough piece. You can read my blog here about all the steps we did with the paint, stencil and wax to transform it into this.
Well after looking at it for a few months in the studio we weren’t feeling the love anymore. In fact there were several of our earliest pieces that we got the urge to give a make over. Luckily, one of the best things about the Annie Sloan Chalk Paint is that if you decide you want a change …just repaint it…again, no sanding, prepping or striping.
Then last week while visiting the Brimfield Antique show we saw this fabulous Union Jack dresser painted by Nancy Chace of Sea Rose Cottage.
Seeing Nancy’s chest inspired us to give our console table a little British flair.
We used nail heads around the edge for a little added bling.
We also gave a makeover to this Antibes Green stenciled table.
It now has a new life painted Emperor’s Silk Red.
Here is a close up of the top which we lacquered with images of graffiti that I photographed while vacationing in Barcelona.
We gave this red stool with silk fabric a makeover to go into a little girl’s room.
and is now painted with Antoinette pink and gold leaf trim and recovered with a bright paisley print.
Even this orange and blue table got a little tweek
with the addition of a pompom accent trim.
Since we have recently acquired some large and unique pieces to paint, as well as a few commissioned pieces, we need to clear out and make some room. We are putting all our pieces for sale on Etsy. Click HERE to see what is for sale as well as some of Susan’s paintings. You can also see our painted furniture by following my board on Pinterest . We will be adding new pieces as we paint.
So what do you think of our makeovers? Have you used the Annie Sloan paint yet?
If you have a piece of furniture you would like transformed or if you need help choosing the perfect color, or decorating give me a call at 617-965-3342.