Annie Sloan shares a technique that brings out the beautiful detail on gilded surfaces with pronounced carving such as mirrors & frames. Apply ASCP to the surface, getting it into all the recesses. Once the paint has dried thoroughly, take a damp cloth and wipe over the raised carving leaving paint in the recesses. By wiping just a few times, paint can be left as a wash over some of the raised areas so the effect is soft, or it can be wiped quite cleanly so the difference in the gold and…

Annie Sloan shares a technique that brings out the beautiful detail on gilded surfaces with pronounced carving such as mirrors & frames. Apply ASCP to the surface, getting it into all the recesses. Once the paint has dried thoroughly, take a damp cloth and wipe over the raised carving leaving paint in the recesses. By wiping just a few times, paint can be left as a wash over some of the raised areas so the effect is soft, or it can be wiped quite cleanly so the difference in the gold and…

I've been sitting on the fence for a while about starting a blog.  I don't  know about you, but for me it's downright overwhelming and a little  confusing.  I actually got my page set up...kind of, then I would work on  it for a while, get frustrated, and leave it for weeks before I came back  t

Nightstand Chalk Paint Tutorial

I've been sitting on the fence for a while about starting a blog. I don't know about you, but for me it's downright overwhelming and a little confusing. I actually got my page set up...kind of, then I would work on it for a while, get frustrated, and leave it for weeks before I came back t

Weathered top. I used Annie Sloan's old white chalk paint, minwax stain in special walnut and general finishes Java gel stain. @jaimea4

Weathered top. I used Annie Sloan's old white chalk paint, minwax stain in special walnut and general finishes Java gel stain. @jaimea4

color washing paint technique, wood grain still shows, barn door #paint #barn_door

Color Washing Paint Technique for Keeping Wood Grain Visible!

color washing paint technique, wood grain still shows, barn door #paint #barn_door

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