Happy Holidays! Hope you all had a fantastic holiday and spent some long over due time with your families. I know I sure did. But, it's time to get back at it and find my routine. I gave you a sneak peek last week of how I decided to try a new technique on how to give a layered look while painting. Here is a little table I found at a thrift store and she has been staring at me for about 6 months waiting for me to do something with her!
|She was in pretty rough shape when I rescued her! I think there was 3 layers of different paint colors on her. It took couple of times with the Strypeze to get her down to bare wood.|
|But look.....darling as is!! But I really think she needs a little color ....don't you?|
|I knew I want to give the"layered" look a try. As I was looking all over the web to figure out how to do this I came across this easy technique on....of course my Pinterest!!! Vaseline....who wouda thunk.....and I don't even have to go out and buy any! I started by selecting Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Aubusson Blue for my under color. Painted random spots then started globbing on the Vaseline.|
|I chose Emperor's Silk from Annie's collection. I started painting the entire table being carful when going over the vaseline globs.|
|I thought it was going to be difficult to remember where I placed the vaseline....but look...it's very evident where it is.|
|It just kinda does it's thing. After the Emperor's Silk was dry enough...I started wiping off the globby area's with a dry cloth and voila.....it was perfectly random with all it's awesomness!!!|
|This little red table is 24 x 23x 13 and will be $55 in my booth at Great Lakes Antique Mall in Coloma.|