Starter Kit March 19 2012, 0 Comments
Annie Sloan will be touring the United States March 16th to April 2nd and in honour of her visit The Melon Patch is
offering and introductory kit to help you get started in using the Best Paint in the World.
There is no Priming /Stripping / Sanding required to prep the surface and the Paint sticks to almost anything!
One - 32 ounce can covers 140-150 square feet
One- 4 ounce sample pot covers roughly 15 square feet one coat.
You will be able to do many projects with this quantity of paint.
1 can of old white
1 can of clear wax
1 can of dark wax
2- 4 ounce sample pots colours of your choice
1 - 2" furniture brush
to see how far all of this goes visit onegirlinpink blogspot.com
COLOUR IDEAS WITH OLD WHITE
Old White over Duck Egg Blue, Old Ochre, Paris Grey, Scandinavian Pink, Country Grey, Henrietta or Paloma
Distressed Swedish/French/Urban Look
1. apply one or two coats of Chalk Paint in the same or different colours, and allow the paint to dry
2. then apply soft or clear wax
3. wipe off any excess wax
4. rub over gently with a medium grade sandpaper to distress.
For a more distressed look, darken some areas with dark wax
You can also extend other colours using Old White
Here is an example using Greek Blue
Greek Blue is a warm Blue without any green.
To make 'Nanatucket'
Add 2 parts Old White to 1 part Greek Blue to get the good Cape Cod colour
To make 'Cornish Blue'
Add 1 part Greek Blue to 8 parts Old White, this makes a seaside blue
You can also do a colour progression: This applies to all the colours
Greek Blue with 1, 2, 3 and 4 parts of Old White.
Until next time