If you haven’t yet tried using Chalk Paint® to colour fabric, do. It’s simple and really straightforward – you just need cold water and Paint – no fixatives or salt, no faffing around. We wanted to show our support for Breast Cancer Awareness, here at HQ, and I realised that this would be a great opportunity to ‘dye’ our own t-shirts with my paint, Chalk Paint®
The Annie Sloan Colour Wheel is a really useful tool when it comes to picking out colours that will work well together on your Chalk Paint furniture projects. Learn more from your local Annie Sloan Stockist, or Annie's book 'Colour Recipes For Painted Furniture and More' or dovetails vintage blog
Painter in Residence, Beau Ford, painted this child sized wardrobe in Chalk Paint®. She mixed Barcelona Orange with Pure to create this peachy-orange colour and stamped white spots on to the surface. The inside has been painted in its complimentary colour, Provence.
The second project from Painter in Residence Agnieszka Krawczyk. Agnieszka has used Florence and Graphite – two very strong, rich colours from the Chalk Paint® palette. They work beautifully with the golden wood of the cupboard.
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint ~ Chalk Paint® rarely requires any preparation, such as sanding or priming, and can be used indoors or outside, on just about any surface - from wood to metal, and matt plastic to terracotta. With a colour palette inspired by 18th and 20th Century decor and design, you can easily mix the colours together to extend the range. Chalk Paint® is eco-friendly too. It contains extremely low volatile organic compounds (VOCs) & has no odor.