Annie Sloan is paint legend and one of the world’s most popular experts in the field of decorative painting. In Color Recipes for Painted Furniture and More, Annie presents 40 new projects and ideas, showing you the easy way to update tired furniture and transform your home for little more than the cost of a pot of paint.
Working with her own range of decorative paint, Chalk Paint®, Annie shows how to mix colors and how to achieve certain looks. Whether your taste is for colorful boho chic or restrained Swedish hues, cozy and comforting country shades, a modern and contemporary approach, or an elegant French look, here you will find a project to suit you. Start off by mastering the simple art of colorwashing, and work your way up to printing, gilding, stenciling, and more. There are even instructions for dyeing fabric using paint.
As well as painting furniture, the projects include decorating a staircase in a rainbow of colors, stenciling walls, transforming floors with a coat of paint, dyeing linen curtains, and painting a vintage chandelier.
Throughout the book, Annie offers expert tips, techniques, shortcuts, and guidance, showing you the easy way to create a stylish home.