I know you’ve heard this over and over from me 🙂From boring brown to light and bright! After I painted and distressed, I decided to add a more interest.Here I go again…What can I say, I just like light, bright and refreshing. Clean your piece with water and vinegar, let dry.3. I like to use chalk based paints, so there’s little to no prep work.4. I created a glaze that I called Vanilla, not much color, but just enough to tone her down.Last summer, we purchased an old buffet and hutch from Kijiji (Canada’s version of Craiglist), for . For starters, when the previous owner was placing it into our van, he dropped it and one of the panes of glass shattered.
She needed something big as you can see by the very tall ceilings they have in this house.Or, envelop your piece in a neutral shade of gray to enhance modern decor.Create a shabby-chic look by lightly sanding the edges and corners of your newly painted hutch.I personally think that all of this distressed and sanded down furniture will go the way of faux finished walls eventually.This trend is not going to last forever, nothing does, so eventually we may see people stripping off all of this paint we are now using. But, for now painting a piece of furniture is still a great way to update and change out the look.Since this brand of furniture is not high-end or precious, I see nothing wrong with painting it. Now, some of you asked this question on priming or sanding and the beauty of Annie Sloan chalk paint is that NO, you do NOT have to sand or prime with this paint. That’s one of the very best things about this product! The mirrors make it look a little dated, so we decided to cover those. Getting started with painting in Annie Sloan Old White chalk paint.