Thursday, July 28, 2011

Goodwill + Chalk Paint = Golden Nugget!

Sometimes you just need to take a break and create something beautiful! How calming and relaxing painting is, especially when it is so simple and easy to create something wonderful.
Found a set of these candle sticks at goodwill recently.
Loved the form and the gold made a great base to work with.





Provence is such a great way to take a 5 minute mental break!

Lightly painted this with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Provence, then wiped back with a wet rag. No need to wax this one.











Linking to: Tea Rose Home

9 comments:

  1. Love this color and the distressing!

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  2. I love the color so much better than the original one. Thank you for sharing!

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  3. Hi! Love the lines on this piece and it's great that you used the existing gold along with the chalk paint for this effect! I'm your new follower -- my stockist here in IL told me about your site so I had to check it out!

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  4. Lovely......ASCP makes a world of difference.

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  5. Oh. My. Gosh! I love this piece after you painted it and distressed it. I am going to sign up to be your follower.

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  6. Silly question, but why did you choose to NOT wax the beauty? Thanks in advance. :)

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  7. Nicole

    I wanted it to have more of a matte finish and it will not be handled a lot like a piece of furniture. So any additional distressing will just add to the character of the piece. Not a silly question at all, thanks for asking.

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  8. Don't even know how I ran up on your blog but glad I did.. I am following you to watch your next AS paint adventure!

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