French Furniture Painting w/ Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Blue


Do you guys like entering giveaways?  I try to enter them because wouldn’t it be fun to win?? Well I DID win some chalk paint from Southern Hospitality’s Blog by Stylish Patina the other day.  (super cool, I checked and I was 1 out of 250 – wow!) 


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So I get this chalk paint and wax in the mail and to be honest with you I had NO IDEA what this stuff even was???  I totally had to research on the internet and hope to find other blogs that have used it.  I did – actually a LOT of bloggers have written posts on it, one of my favorites was Perfectly Imperfect.  I guess this stuff is the HOT product on the market.

Want to know why?????

There is NO need for SANDING OR PRIMING your furniture piece before you start!!!

Yep you heard me right – you get to completely skip those LONG tedious steps!  I always felt so scared of painting furniture because I always thought I wouldn’t do it “correctly”.  I have spray painted a piece of furniture and it turned out fine by OH  MY WORD I thought the fuses from that spray can were going to kill me.  This chalk paint has very low VOC’s and actually hardly any fuming…..MUCH nicer!!!!

OK on to the pictures (pictures speak 1000 words – right??)

Adorable desk I found at the thrift store for $20.00 (it was pretty beat up and scratched)

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Aren’t the side bookshelves unique!

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And the French Distressed Painted with Chalk Paint AFTER shots!

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Can I tell you it was fairly easy?  I know some of you are thinking – Hum, maybe easy for you BUT not for me! For a quick simple rundown I just painted it on (two coats, drying between) sanded the edges with a hand sanding block, and very sparingly rubbed (really working in) the soft wax it came with as a topcoat.  Totally doable for anyone (hey I’m trying to inspire you guys to try it yourself!)

Linking up to Southern Hospitality's fun Thrifty Find Party!

I’m sure I’ll do another piece soon, cause this stuff is fun!  Stay Tuned!

~CreativeJuicesDecor~

173 comments:

  1. I'm a follower of your blog already. Thank you for hosting this giveaway.

    Have a God Filled Day
    Shirley

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  2. I am a new follower of your blog!

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  3. Wanting to try this paint. I'm a follower.

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  15. Following Stylish Pantina and really really really hoping to win! I've got the perfect project for it!

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  16. Posted on FB! So excited.

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  17. Already liked Stylish Pantina on FB but hope this still counts!

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  18. I'm a follower (have been for a while).
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  20. I'm a new follower. Thanks, Robin

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  21. I'm a new follower of Stylish Patina for entry #3!
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  26. I am a new follower of your blog! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  33. You inspire us! Can't wait to see your finished home pix!

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  40. and I am super excited to be following your blog too. Thanks for the chance to win :-)

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  41. Woop woop! LUV ASCP! Painting doesn't get any better than this paint! Thanks for hosting this generous giveaway, Selina! I'm your newest follower! :)

    xoxo laurie

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  44. Just posted your sweet giveaway on my sidebar! Thanks again - and keeping my fingers crossed! :)

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  45. Great job! I follow, love ASCP. it is only the best. Thanks for the opportunity. Good Luck everyone.

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  46. I have friended & followed Stylish Patina for sometime. Lovely furniture redos. Happy New Year everyone!

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  47. I twitted your site/giveaway. I have wanted to win ASCP for so long now. I have spent a fortune on her paints. I just can't stop myself, it is all I use now. Super easy, super fun! Thanks again for this awesome giveaway.

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  48. I am now a follower of your blog!

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  52. I am already a dedicated follower of Stylish Patina & now happy to find you. Love your work with ASCP.

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  53. And, I follow SP's blog, too!

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  54. I would love to win! I follow by email!

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  55. Oooohhh...Another Fabulous Blog to Follow - YOURS, Of Course! I am already a follower of Stylish Patina and also "LIKE" Stylish Patina on Facebook, so this is the only original entry I will have, but thank you so much for the opportunity to win. LOVE what you did with your $20.00 desk!
    Sincerely,
    Laurie AKA Idgie

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  56. I'm now a follower! I also follow Stylish Patina on facebook and email. Your desk is fabulous!

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  99. I just became a follower, Selina, and am anxious to learn more about you! And I most definitely want to give ASCP a try! dcrim4@gmail.com

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  117. Annie Hayes1/3/12, 6:15 AM

    I have been following your blog for a while now and love, love, love it!! Your desk turned out beautiful- love how unique it is!! Keep up the good work!!

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  118. Ooh! Ooh! I hope you pick my number! I've been waiting to try this stuff!

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  119. Julie Peterson1/3/12, 10:18 AM

    I follow your blog! And I would love to try this paint. I have been following the posts in lots of blogs but have not been brave enough to try it yet.

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  129. I am a new follower of your blog on google reader!

    Thanks again for all the inspiration! I have never tried this paint before and I am hoping that I win!!!!!

    blessings,
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    thistlewoodfarms@yahoo.com

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  140. I'm a new follower of your blog!

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  142. I am a new follower of your blog and love the recent makeovers!!!

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  143. I am also a follower of Stylish Patina and would love to win this giveaway. Thank you for hosting!

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  146. I'm a new follower. I have some chalk paint but need wax and a brush!

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  153. Christina @ Floridays Mom10/31/12, 12:08 AM

    I have been dying to try out ASCP, I feel like I am the last DIY on this planet who hasn't tried it. Your desk redo looks fab. Have you tried any other colors?

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    1. I haven't YET but my SIL just asked me to help paint over her piano and I think doing it in the graphite (grayish black) would look awesome (all distressed!) so we'll see - keep watching the blog for that :-)

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