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The Tutorialist – Vintage Foxed Mirror

You guys, I know I say this with each project but this one is my favorite! It’s such a fun DIY and gives very cool results regardless of your technique. I wanted to wait until after our workshop so I could share some varying photos for it so I am finally able to post the […]

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The Tutorialist – Modern + Masculine

We found a dated dresser that needed a serious makeover so we chose an oldie but goodie finish to give it a modern masculine aesthetic. Here’s how we did it: wipe down the piece of furniture you are painting. No sanding or priming is required when using Chalk Paint as long as the surface finish isn’t […]

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The Tutorialist – Dark + Dramatic

Our client wasn’t able to find a vanity for her powder room that worked finish-wise so she purchased a brand new one and hired us to custom paint it. When it arrived newly unboxed to the shop, we were taken aback by the factory finish. It looked as if it were sprayed with a white […]

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Ask + You Shall Receive: NEW COLORS!!

We are taking a brief break from obsessively painting with the two new Annie Sloan Chalk Paint colors to announce them. 🙂 You will be pleased to see they were customer request colors!! The first is OXFORD NAVY: Oxford Navy is an inky, traditional navy blue which evokes the strong, august blue of academic insignia […]

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Fan Favorite – Ombre Wall

We love highlighting favorite Annie Sloan Chalk Paint projects here and this gorgeous wall has been in our top 5 for a year+! Annie’s son, Felix Sloan, created this oceanic ombre blend using Chalk Paint® in Provence and Aubusson Blue. Felix started by painting the top third of the wall with Aubusson Blue. He then […]

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Annie Sloan Wax Brush – The Lowdown

Every day we are asked the question, “do I really need a wax brush? ” We love being able to explain the benefits and give our customers options for their projects so we thought we’d help our readers do the same! The Elusive Annie Sloan Wax Brush: here’s what you need to know. It comes […]

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The Tutorialist – French Flea Market Finish

In the spirit of Summer holidays to faraway foreign lands, we finished this lovely petite bombe chest in a style reminiscent of a Parisian antique. To learn how we did it, read below: Here’s how we did it: Wipe down the piece of furniture you are painting. No sanding or priming is required when using […]

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Annual Annie Sloan Training

Last week I had the honor and privilege to take a “continued education” style workshop with Annie Sloan. Anytime Annie traverses the Atlantic to come to Greater New York, I make it a point to stop everything I am doing and visit with her! I left the shop in Mollie’s capable hands, dropped the kids […]

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Before + After: A DIY Graphite Brick Fireplace Makeover

We always ask our customers to share their DIY project pics with us and often post them to our Facebook and Instagram pages. Occasionally, the project is so transformative yet so inexpensive and quick and easy that we really want to reach as many potential DIY-ers as possible so we opt to share here on our […]

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Three New Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Colors!!

Annie Sloan recently launched THREE new colors based on her visit to The Charleston House, a well-known home for artists in the UK. We are SMITTEN with them because they are as usual super rich, saturated colors that look gorgeous at home on walls, floors, and furniture. The first of the three is called “Rodmell”…Rodmell […]

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2018 Transformation & our Butterfly Buffet

Wow, what a year 2018 has been! Thanks to all of you who have journeyed with us online or as customers of the shop. We wouldn’t be here without your support! We consider 2018 to be a year of transformation for us in many ways…to honor it (& because I kept dreaming of butterflies) I asked […]

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Hygge Holiday

This day is always an emotional one for me. I’m full of gratitude because so many of you have chosen to spend such a meaningful moment with us (Krisztina, Santa, & I) at the shop. ♥️ I get to see lots of eyes full of wonder (& also some full of tears) and it’s a […]

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The Lexington Hotel Design Project

If you have been following along on Instagram and Facebook, then you know I have been working in NYC the past 5 months…designing and painting and creating magic with my partner Beth of our firm, fringe. We successfully transformed six signature suites at The Lexington Hotel into experiential stays for guests with personal connections, vignetted […]

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Seasonal Decor Idea – Chalk Painted Pumpkins

We love a quick and easy DIY project! We started with foam pumpkins from the craft store and created three different designs: Graphite Basecoat with chalk marker hand-lettering & spiderweb Paris Grey Basecoat with “watercolored” Chalk Paint® (for this we watered our paint down significantly by 80% and spritzed it through a spray bottle) Old […]

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Paint Project – Stenciling Wallpaper with Chalk Paint

Our design firm (fringe) was hired to redesign the signature suites at The Lexington Hotel in NYC. One of the suites, The Godfrey, needed a masculine treatment to a bedroom wall…but we weren’t feeling a new wallpaper so we chose a Royal Design Stencil, mixed  Giverny & Napoleonic Blue and created our own! Here are […]

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Transfer Leaf – so easy a kid can do it!

We posted this video on Instagram about a week ago and had quite the response! We were surprised at how many of you hadn’t used Transfer Leaf and also that the general consensus was that it was difficult…so we created this video to prove otherwise! 🙂 Stay tuned here to see how the chairs turned […]

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