We had fun using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® on the top of this dresser doing a little color blending and whimsical painting during our January 12th, 2023 Facebook LIVE!
We used a bunch of colors. Antoinette, Versailles, Original, Old White, and Provence. What do you think? You love it? Not your cup of tea? Oh well, maybe just appreciate the artistry and fun behind the application.
Here are some types if you like what you see.
I like my squares to an odd number in a row. That is because I live the squares in each corner to be the same color.
I usually choose two main colors and then three additional colors to pull through. I always use a light color – like Annie’s Old White. I almost always use a metallic…like a gold and for some reason on this one- I forgot too.
I recommend an artist brush for each primary color. Meaning in my example, one brush for the pink. One brush for the white squares.
Paint a whole vertical row at a time, alternating pink and white. If you are lucky, you will “catch” some of the previous color and pull it through the new square.
Start painting on the far left row so that your right arm has a place to rest without the risk of touching wet paint when you rest it. If you are left handed- do the opposite. : )
Periodically clean your brushes with paper towel or a wet wipe. If they get too much of other colors on them. Your squares will look muddy.
I will add some more tips and tricks, but hop over to the Facebook LIVE because I think it was pretty good.
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