Friday, November 28, 2014

My First Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Project

Hello and Happy Friday Sweets, I have lots of errands to run 
today so making this post very short. I took my very first Annie Sloan 
chalk paint class last weekend with my friend Jenn and I 
wanted to share our projects with you. 

I had these 3 dark brown candle holders in our
master bathroom that I gave a make-over.
 I painted them with 2 coats of Annie Sloan cocoa paint 
and finished them off with both clear and dark wax. 

Here we are, at the class in Olympia's  Court Yard Antiques

 Here is my friend Jenn's project.
 Doesen't that tray look awesome in her beautiful dining room?
 Annie Sloan chalk paint covers practically any surface
and requires no sanding. I have lots of plans brewing 
in my head for more and bigger projects with 
Annie Sloan Paint.

I hope you had a wonderful Turkey day yesterday. 
Here is Robbie and I yesterday, waiting in the car for 
Daddy (who is always the last one in the car) on our way 
to spend the day with family and friends. 

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  1. Your candle holders turned out so pretty! I bet taking that class was fun. Hope you had a great Thanksgiving.

  2. Let me know if you take another class..I would love to join you. I have an old chest that needs tons of help!

  3. What a beautiful job! I love how your candle holders turned out. It's like they were screaming to be made into what they were truly intended to be. The details are so much more visible! ;)

  4. Love Robbie's photo!

    You and Jenn make me want to dig out stuff I haven't used for years to see how I could improve them.

    Have you taken Courtyard's upholstery class? The class they have listed is for dining room chairs...which is pretty easy if you have an electric staple gun. I'm interested in an upholstery class that's more complicated. I know I can ask Courtyard but I want to gather user "reviews" first.

    1. Hi there Sooze, I hope you will get this reply. You are a non reply blogger so I see no email address for you. ANywise thanks for the comment. Glad you enjoy Annie Sloan as much as I do!!!!

    2. Upholstery class? Have you taken one?

    3. Hi Sooze,no I have not. Maybe sometime soon......sounds like a good one to take

  5. Beautiful! I love how the new color really brought out the details of the candle holders. I've read great things about this paint, and its getting time to give it a try! Thanks for sharing your projects.

  6. They turned out great!! I've got some candle holders I want to paint with ASCP -- I like how you used the dark wax, it really brings out the detail.

  7. what color paint did you use for the tray? are the dark streaks just showing through of the older paint or is that added? it also looks like there's some variation in color. is that 2 different colors of the paint? I like being able to cover dark with lighter. more details please. thanks, karen

  8. I love the color you chose for this! Good job on the makeover!
    Thanks for sharing at Talented Tuesday Link Party! :)

  9. I think you both nailed it. Isn't great what a transformation paint can do.

    Shannon ~

  10. Looking great! Both tray and your candle holders;)
    You did a great job on these.
    Meine Wandfarbe ist grau. Eher ein anthrazit.

  11. Oh fun! I bet that class was a blast to go to and you projects turned out really great!

  12. Hallo Christine,
    die Leuchter sehen super schön aus.
    Ich werde mir bestimmt auch bald Kreidefarbe besorgen und einige kleine Projekte machen.

    Ganz liebe Grüße und eine schöne Adventszeit,

  13. They look great! I love my chalk paint and use if often though I make my own. :-) I will be featuring this post on my blog at Tuesdays with a Twist, make sure you stop by and take a peek.

  14. I have some of these candlesticks that I've been saving for something...great idea. Thanks for linking up at Pin-Worthy Wednesday, pinned!

  15. Love how your candle holders turned out! How did you like the Annie Sloan chalk paint class? I'm signed up to take my first one in January and I'm really looking forward to it! Thanks for linking up at Your Turn To Shine!! -Amy

  16. You are going to become addicted to ASCP! I have used it on so many different projects, from ceramics, silver, and wood, it works on absolutely anything and it's always awesome! Your candlesticks turned out great!!

  17. Hi! I found youre link-up over at Making Monday! Inbetween all the food related link ups, yourse caught my eye. You had me at chalk paint:) I allso am totally adicted to chalkpaint, and now allso milkpaint. Actually, nothing is safe in our home. Iwant to paint everything I can get my hands on! Haha... It is amazing what it can do to stuff that "normal" paint cant. As you mentioned, it will stick to almost everything, without any prepping! How great is`nt that??
    I love how the chalkpaint really brought out the details on your candlesticks. Its as if they are totally different. Great work:)
    Allso, I have to mention; youre hair looks amazing!
    Please stop by my blog sometime, and look at some other stuff painted with chalkpaint and milkpaint:)

  18. I so enjoy seeing before and after projects. Your candlesticks are just beautiful. Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop! I hope you’ll join us again next week!

    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

  19. I painted some dark candlesticks like that too! I just love them lighter! Thank you for joining Home Sweet Home!

  20. I'm still a hold out for not trying AS paint yet. I make my own, but one of these days I'll have to try it. It isn't sold anywhere near here though. Your candles turned out great! Thank you for sharing at What We Accomplished Wednesdays. Have a merry Christmas season!

    Blessings, Deborah

  21. Nice job! I have yet to try out Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, but with such great results I keep hearing about, I think I need to test it out. Thanks for sharing at On Display Thursday. Come again!
    -Leia @ Eat It & Say Yum

  22. thank you so much for linking up to found & foraged last week!! we so love having you. i hope you'll come again's live at 8 central! xo, Laura :)

  23. These Candleholders turned out Gorgeous!! Such a treat to meet you too!!
    Huggs, Nancy

    I am playing Blog catch up before I have to take my Granddaughters to the Mall to see Santa. ;)


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