Chalk Paint Projects Distressed
Chalk paint eliminates several steps so projects get done sooner. This thick paint goes on smooth or rough, depending on the brush you use. Chalk paint leaves a matte finish and can easily be distressed with sandpaper or a sanding sponge.
Annie shows you how to create a two-colour distress using her signature technique and two colours from the Chalk Paint® palette!Annie Sloan developed her
Distressing chalk paint for a gorgeous painted furniture finish. For this project, I paint the entire base of the kitchen cart chocolate brown using my Zibra paintbrush. When applying the brown paint over the wood I made sure to apply a very thin coat.
Chalk paint is a more recent creation, developed in the early 1990s by Annie Sloan as a decorative furniture finish. Sloan named it chalk paint because of Has greater color and texture consistency and predictability. Less flaking and distressing unless done intentionally. Cons of chalk paint (compared
Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan doesn't call for much prep (in fact, none at all - yay!) though some of the edges on Chalk Paint is quite thick and can be used to create texture. One thing I've learned from this project is that the use of painterly texture can be a BIG factor in creating a genuine looking patina.
Creating a distressed paint effect is simple with Chalk Paint®, but the real creativity will come out in your colour choices and the way you sand the When you're done, take a picture of your finished two-colour distressed project and share it with the Annie Sloan community using #AnnieSloan.