Opening Litres of Chalk Paint®️ by Annie Sloan

Have you heard about the global alignment of Chalk Paint®️ by Annie Sloan happening through out 2019 in regards to the containers of paint transitioning from quarts to litres? One extra bonus is that the litre containers are 1.8 ounces larger and we sell them for the same price as the quarts. But the tins are different now and the lids, well, personally, I feel they are a little quirky and need a gentle hand (and patience) to open otherwise- you are going to warp and bend them, which is not cool for storage.

First, check out this quick video demonstrating how to open and close them to preserve their integrity.  #anniesloan#challkpaint#globaltakeover#thepurplepaintedlady#govisityourlocalstockist#buylocal

OPENING: The new lids of the litres takes a little different approach to opening. You will want to use a paint can opener or the blunt edge of a tool, like a spoon possibly. Carefully wedge the edge under the white outer perimeter of the lid all the way and then slowly and gently … you turn the container of paint in a circle, torque the opener. Wedge the opening as you go around the top, but you will need to go around the top a couple times possibly. Do not force it open and do not bend the outer white “wing” part of the lid up.

CLOSING: Before replacing the lid back o to the tin, take a minute and clean the reservoir with some paper towel and wash the bottom of the lid clean using warm water. Dry it off and then set it back on the top. Doing this will prevent paint drying all clumpy around the lid and then, flaking and falling into your paint the next time you open the can. Now, to close the lid, do NOT bother using a hammer or mallet because they will warp the lid. Just use the cushy part of your palms like the video shows.

If you are interested in purchasing Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan or would like some help with a project- reach out to us! And….consider purchasing from us too, although we always encourage you to visit your local Chalk Paint® stockist if you have one …but if you are stuck at home and do not have anyone local… The Purple Painted Lady is here to help and can ship your order right to your front door step. Please just place your order online and we will ship it out ASAP! In fact, if you place an order- be confident in knowing that The Purple Painted Lady has everything in stock! What does this mean in the end? With the team we have in place- your order will get packed and picked up by FedX, UPS or USPS. We pack up your order ship your order out our doors the same day you place it – Monday through Saturday. (note however, this is as long as your order came in before 3pm EASTERN TIME, because most of the carriers pick up our packages around 3 or 3:30pm)

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