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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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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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Mercury Glass Bombé Chest

We had the opportunity to recreate our Mercury Glass Finish for a client this week and we were so excited to glam up her dated bombé chest. The original finish left a lot to be desired but it did have a very cool texture that we knew would work well with a vintage mirror glass look. […]

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Using White Wax & Black Wax to add patina to grey

Every once in a while, we paint something and say to ourselves “wow, we forgot how amazing that looked!”…okay fine, we do it literally every day. This week was no exception. We painted over this horrendously spray painted desk with Paris Grey Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, then white waxed the top and black waxed […]

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Graphite with Black Wax on a Custom Chair

We just finished these lovely, luxe armchairs for a special design client. We collaborated with our design partner, Beth at Escura Interiors, to create a beautiful bespoke moment using rich, purple velvet and a black and white birch branch textile framed by a deep black wood tone created by finishing Graphite with Black Wax. When painting […]

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TOP 10 of 2016

We were curious about our best selling colors last year so we ran a report and put together a TOP 10 List of Annie Sloan colors (based on the number of quarts sold). We were surprised to learn that you loved Pure White and Old White equally so there was a tie for the #1 […]

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Mudcloth Collection

Today we are sharing our latest –> the combination of casual textured textiles paired with luxe finishes on these painted and mudcloth upholstered antiques. Mudcloth is a hand-crafted fabric made in Africa with a story to tell.  We love using ethnic textiles on our vintage pieces like our Kilim rug chair here.  We feel each home should […]

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ReBlog: Graphite Walls <3

Do you follow Annie Sloan on social media – like Facebook? We do! We love seeing her inspiration pics, before & afters, and shares of others using her products. Today she shared these lovely photos from another blog – a Nordic Interior Design Brand called Sirlig – and we are obsessed with the simple yet […]

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The Tutorialist – Is Chalk Paint® for chalkboards??

We are back with a new tutorial! This one is especially relevant right now because as we introduce the Annie Sloan brand to NYC, we get this daily inquiry, “So is Chalk Paint® for chalkboards?” It makes total sense…it CAN be confusing if you are unfamiliar with it. Even more so when you find out it […]

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BIG news! And painting our hearts out.

If you follow us on Facebook or Instagram, you’ve heard the news: We are opening a 2nd location! Visit us this Spring ’15 in the East Village, Manhattan. *pinch me!* Mr. {verdigreen} has officially become a trained Stockist and {verdigreen}nyc will be his haven, like our Montclair location is for me. **See below for a […]

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