Posts Tagged ‘Annie Sloan’

Carolina Collaboration!

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Love the look of this footstool? It’s proof that long-distance collaborations do work! Here’s the “Before” — a rickety footstool unearthed from my garage stash. Its leather upholstery job was fairly shot. It needed regluing, some tightening, and a total redo from the stuffing on out. Enter Debbie Dion Hayes, a fab faux finisher from […]


Annie Sloan Does it Again!

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English entrepreneur Annie Sloan, the designer behind Chalk Paint® and other decorative finishes, has just introduced a home fragrance line, named for European cities and containing some rockin’ combinations of swell-smelling botanicals, herbs and essences! I have a soft spot in my heart for Annie, one of the most humble success stories one could hope to meet. Our […]


The Work Book Has Arrived!

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  Fans of Annie Sloan and Chalk Paint have yet another reason to smile today! It’s the official release date for Annie’s Work Book (the cover in her Aubusson Blue, no less!) — a swell, wirebound journal/notebook crafted to give people like us (and you know who you are!) a place to try colors, stash […]


Merry, Merry Market Prep: Chair Repair!

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This spiffy chair looks as if it belongs in the dining room, but it’s actually a piece I finished this weekend that is headed to the Merry, Merry Market! (That’s Mauer slinking out of camera range to the left; ever the lens-shy feline!) This chair is understatedly elegant now, but it had more brassy beginnings: […]