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Monday, May 19, 2014

Home Keeping: Painting Furniture

So, I did paint my cabinet on Saturday.

 I really like it.  It's not a bright cherry red like it looks in several of the photos.  That is a result of the overhead light in my dark all way.  It's a darker red and I really like it!

Here is a reminder of what it looked like last week when Kyle gave it too me for Mother's Day.

It's so great now, isn't it?

I am a really pleased with how it turned out.  

I know I have lots to learn with using the Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, but it is fun working on these little projects.

These are two other projects I've done with this same quart of paint.

I painted the inside of my great grandmother's china hutch.

 And I painted this little table for a corner baking station.  

 I am reading up on using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint on kitchen cabinets.  I am thinking that this may be what I use.  

Have any of you ever used ASCP?  I know that my friend jAne, at {& wear} pearls, uses it exclusively.  

So do you like how it turned out?  Chalk paint lovers/haters?  Let me hear it!


  1. That looks fabulous! Chalk paint you say? Please share your experience with it. I remember when I was first investigating the remotest possibility that I might use it for my cabinets (before I went and bought the expensive SW stuff that I don't care for), I thought chalk paint might be the way to go.

  2. It looks really good. What a bright pop of color as you look down your hallway. Have never used the paint but would love to try it sometime. Did you do the wax coat too? I guess I should read more about it. It's hard to find here--know of only two places that sell it.

  3. I love the red .. I have heard of the chalk paint but haven't a clue how it all works... Hopefully one day in the future I will give it a try.. with love Janice

  4. Your cabinet looks beautiful!! You have made the tired little brown cabinet into a piece that shines! Love the red!


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