Annie Sloan has a wonderful technique that brings out the beautiful detail on gilded surfaces with pronounced carving such as mirrors and frames. Apply ChalkPaint® to the surface, ensuring it goes into all the recesses. Once dry, take a damp cloth and wipe over the raised carving, leaving paint in the recesses. Paint can be left as a wash over some of the raised areas for a soft effect or wiped cleanly for a stronger contrast. Make sure you work over all so the finish is even. Gorgeous and…

Annie Sloan has a wonderful technique that brings out the beautiful detail on gilded surfaces with pronounced carving such as mirrors and frames. Apply ChalkPaint® to the surface, ensuring it goes into all the recesses. Once dry, take a damp cloth and wipe over the raised carving, leaving paint in the recesses. Paint can be left as a wash over some of the raised areas for a soft effect or wiped cleanly for a stronger contrast. Make sure you work over all so the finish is even. Gorgeous and…

Easy Painted Frames :: Monthly DIY Challenge - brepurposed

Easy Painted Frames :: Monthly DIY Challenge

DIY chevron painted frame...cute I mean its not going to be perfect but this is pretty cool

DIY chevron picture frame

Polka Dot & Striped Frame -  I was totally inspired to make some frames like these.  Bought the wood frames for a buck at Michaels and some paint...8 bucks later, I had 3 cute frames!

Polka Dot & Striped Frame - I was totally inspired to make some frames like these. Bought the wood frames for a buck at Michaels and some paint...8 bucks later, I had 3 cute frames!

Spraypaint your object gray.  When it dries, brush over it with white gesso (small sections at a time - it dries quickly) and wipe off with a paper towel.

Spraypaint your object gray. When it dries, brush over it with white gesso (small sections at a time - it dries quickly) and wipe off with a paper towel.

These fancy frames turned chalkboards are a great project to use up leftover chalk paint!

17 Amazing Chalk Paint Project Ideas {That Aren't Furniture

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