Best Wishes for a Happy New Year
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Colorways newest video tutorial. Layering Techniques for Chalk Paint Steps 2 and 3. View on www.LeslieStocker.com
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In this video, I’ll show you the basics of my technique for layering chalk paint colors on wood. I get asked this question ALL THE TIME so please let me know if I did a good job showing how to do to layer chalk paint. This is a very basic technique for layering chalk paint and other pieces may require a more advanced application. I’ll try to show that in the next video.
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December 15, 2014
In this my newest video tutorial, I explain why I do. There are several techniques for maximizing the life of your paint but this is the one I use. I’ll also show you some others. It’s important to get the most out of your paint because it’s expensive.
December 13, 2014
I don’t know what it is about this time of year, but I find myself getting heavy handed with gold paint...................... Read More
And if you are wanting to paint something Gold, or even just add some sparkle to your home, check out my posts ,DIY Gilt Mirror , , and Sparkle Your Holiday Decor.
December 12, 2014
December 11, 2014
When I started using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® years ago, the only yellow available was . While a beautiful color, it was not a primary yellow and difficult to use as such when mixing custom colors. So I was delighted when.... Read More
If you like to mix your own Chalk Paint custom colors I have several charts to help with the proportions and recipes. See my charts, Mixing for Green, ASCP Custom Greens, Mixing for Orange, and Mixing for Purple. And ..my new videos are just back from the editor so look for the first one to be up on the blog later this week.
December 10, 2014
December 9, 2014
What do you think of Pantone’s choice for color of the year; Marsala?
Does it remind you of anything? Say ..a certain color of……… Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®?
And for more Primer Red inspiration see my posts, Garden Door In Wales, and Duck Egg Blue and Primer Red, and Heart of the House.
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At first glance this Gustavian bedside chest of drawers looks simply white. But upon closer inspection.....Read More...
Swedish style furniture is a particular favorite of mine. For more Gustavian inspiration see my posts, , and
December 4, 2014
I have had this old chest forever. I’ve considered painting it many times and always backed off. It’s made of solid walnut and for the most part is pretty sturdy, although there is a sizable split in one of the sides. Still, I love the geometric style and the original drop pulls. The only changes have been...........Read More........
I love colors that are rich and have depth. For more ideas on how to make a single color complex, see my posts, , and
December 2, 2014
This lovely 2 piece French Armoire is available from Soft Surroundings (MSRP $6898). You can paint a similar finish using ............
Armoires offer stylish storage in any room and are easy to modify to fit your needs. I use in my foyer to hold coats and jackets. For more inspirational armoires see my posts, and
December 1, 2014
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