Hand Painted Furniture you will Love
We take solid wood furniture and up-cycle it, bringing it up to date with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. Need a piece to match your current style? Join our Facebook page to see our latest pieces before they are painted, and choose the colour you would like it in.
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint
Annie’s unique paint can bring any item up to date. As it is water based it can be used on any surface without primer. Available in a range of colours that can also be mixed to extend the colour range.
Annie Sloan Workshops
Over two workshops we teach you the techniques to get the most from Annie Sloan’s Chalk Paint. Workshop 1 covers painting and waxes. Workshop 2 covers stencilling, gilding and crackle glaze.
Handmade Gifts and Cards
We stock a range of handmade cards and gifts from local artists and makers. If you are looking for something unique – call in!
What is chalk paint?
Chalk paint is made from marble and chalk with a pigment in a mainly water solution.
Why should I use chalk paint?
Chalk paint is easy to apply. It requires minimal preperation of the surface. It dries quickly. It can be applied to most surfaces. It can be cleaned up with a wet cloth. It is odourless.
Can chalk paint be applied to brown varnished furniture?
Yes you can apply chalk paint to brown varnished wood furniture. Perpared the surface by wiping down the surface. Apply the first coat to the furniture. Leave to dry. Some older varnishes may cause a yellow stain, in this case cover the areas with stain blocker before applying the second coat.
Can Chalk Paint be applied to Old PIne
Chank Paint works very well on old pine. It can be applied directly onto the varnish without the need to sand or prepare the surface.
Do I need to sand the surface before applying chalk paint?
Chalk Paint can be applied to a surface without sanding. Make sure the surface is clean and dry.
Do I need to add a finish to chalk paint
Chalk paint requires either a wax or for a tougher environment a varnish finish.
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