Create a Restoration Hardware/Barnwood Finish With Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan!

So many ideas on Pinterest showing this finish!  On Saturday, May 6th, from 10:30 to 12:00 we will have a class showing you how easy it is to achieve this fabulous look!  ($69.00)

It’s easier than you think!!!

 

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Easy DIY Decor Ideas!

For those who may be new to the world of Chalk Paint® and are hesitant to tackle a piece of furniture, we’ve compiled a handful of easy DIY décor ideas for your next project.

First up is a brushstroke painted lamp by lifestyle blogger Bee of Windgate Lane. Bee fell in love with a designer lamp but couldn’t swallow the $400 price tag – and why should she when she could recreate the look on her own? Armed with a $12 lamp she found at the craft store, Bee painted the base with a few coats of Pure White before adding haphazard swirls of Aubusson Blue to complete the look. After all, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery…

Tired of the boring old bread boards and wooden utensils sitting atop her kitchen counter, lifestyle and design blogger Katrina Chambers decided to give them a little hit of color with a combination of Antibes Green, Antoinette, Barcelona Orange, Provence, Graphite and Pure White. Once completely cured, both Chalk Paint® and Chalk Paint® Wax are food safe so Katrina can continue to use these when entertaining at home!

Another easy DIY décor idea is to upcycle a TV tray like lifestyle blogger Tiffany of offbeat + inspired did. Tiffany used Paris Grey and Old White to turn this $1 garage sale into a one of a kind piece. “There’s something about transforming what many see as junk into beautiful and functional décor,” she says. “Even items that appear simple or drab can be remade into a one of a kind piece.”

Last but certainly not least is a series of garden pots painted by Annie’s former Painter in Residence Beau Ford of Drip Designs Furniture in Western Australia. Beau refreshed some old garden pots she already had around using Coco, Provence, Greek Blue, Pure White and a custom berry red. Since she was going for a drippy look, she painted very sloppily to achieve the look she was going for – isn’t it awesome?

 

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See what this dark kitchen looks like after a $250 makeover!

Avery Michaels from the blog “Holland Avenue Home” recently shared her budget kitchen makeover project that cost her less than $250 to do — and the results are breathtaking!  With Annie Sloan Chalk Paint of course!!!  Click on her link to see it all!

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Save Money With Our Starter Kits!

We are now offering starter kits in two sizes.  

Don’t miss this great opportunity to try out

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, Waxes,

Richeson Brushes and $ave!

LARGE KIT (your choice of paint and wax colors):
 (1) AS Paint Qt

 (1) AS Wax 500

 (1) AS Wax 120

 (1) Richeson 2” Fresco Paint Brush

 (1) Richeson 1-5/8” Wax Brush

 Burlap Carry Bag (Free)

Retail value of $134.89. Yours for $121.40

 

SMALL KIT (your choice of paint and wax colors):
 (2) AS Paint 4oz

 (2) AS Wax 120

 (1) Richeson 1-1/2” Fresco Paint Brush

 (1) Richeson 1-1/8” Domed Sash Brush

 Burlap Carry Bag (Free)

Retail value of $85.84. Yours for $77.26

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Whitewash Your Brick or Stone Fireplace With CHALK PAINT®

If you have thought about brightening up your brick or stone fireplace, Annie Sloan Chalk Paint is your answer!  All you do is water down your paint (20 to 30%), and brush away.  Number of coats will depend on the coverage you are looking for.  No topcoat necessary!   Easy-Peasy!  

 

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Paint Your Outdoor Furniture With Chalk Paint By Annie Sloan!

Spring is in the air!  Take a look outside and see what you can freshen up with our Chalk Paint By Annie Sloan!  No topcoat needed!!!  You will be amazed at the durability!

If you are lucky enough to have a paint sprayer, our paint can be diluted to be used in one!  Otherwise, get out your trusty brushes!  Tons of ideas on Pinterest!

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Inspiration!

 

As the major contributor this website, I look to inspire you with all the possibilities Annie’s paint has to offer.  These pieces caught my eye, especially the rich color of  Napoleonic Blue and Emperor’s silk!  Not everyone has the opportunity to use these custom colors in their homes but you have to admit they are gorgeous!

From:  Shabby Roots Boutique

  1. This small French provincial tall dresser is so whimsical. Hand painted in a custom soft baby pink- sealed with multiple coats of a dark antiquing wax glaze for a beautiful shabby chic / old world finish. Distressed here and there. Beautiful brass hardware that has been highlighted with just a touch of gold gilding wax.
  2.  For this pretty jewel tone they used Emperor’s Silk & Napoleonic Blue Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan. Then they added a touch of Florence and Pure White to brighten to just the right tone.

 

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Italian Hand Blown Glass Vessels

We have a limited quantity of vintage and antique Italian hand blown glass vessels originally used to store wine and oil. Hand made, each vessel is unique in color, size and style depending on the period of manufacture and, of course, the individual glass blower. Pictured left to right in the first image is an early “round”, 125-150  years old, a cylindrical “verde” with giraffe neck at 100 years or older, and a “smoke” cylindrical (darker to preserve wine) with an identifying mark of the family who originally owned it, and is  over 100 years old.

The second image shows vintage vessels manufactured between 1920 and 1960. These are more uniform in shape as they were hand blown into molds.

Collected over several decades by an Italian family, they were eventually brought to the US  to sell. Unfortunately, the family had to return home early and left many here in storage. Over time, their contact here in the US sold most of them. We were fortunate enough to obtain a number of the remaining ones stored here in Atlanta.

These vessels are typically between 22” to 28” tall, are very attractive and will add style and elegance to both residential and commercial settings.

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Unicorn Spit – All Colors In Stock!

You’ve heard about it and we have it!  Come in to see our full display of the most colorful product on the market!  Our unique display showcases the possibilities of this new, fun medium.  We are the only local retailer within 100 miles that stocks this product.

Unicorn SPiT’s Gel Stain and Glaze in One™ is the only product on the market today that does the duty of staining deep into the bare wood grain, glazing over existing finishes, brightening and highlighting chalk paint, and at the same time giving you a three dimensional effect.

Not only does Unicorn SPiT Gel Stain turn ordinary furniture into a PIECE of art, it can also be used on FABRIC, CANVAS,

 METAL, GLASS, CONCRETE, POTTERY and MORE to do the same.

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Attention All Designers, Builders and Homeowners! Currey Lighting!

Chalk It Up Norcross is now an authorized dealer for Currey & Company. We are excited to offer this beautiful lighting at a substantial discount.  Come in and browse the catalogs to find the perfect chandelier for your home, design project or model homes.

Lighting can be more than illuminating fixtures that looks and feels like any other fixture. Currey & Company hand forages its iron fixtures to ensure a unique and special experience. Each light is made from an array of materials from brass, to hand-carved wood to porcelain. Consider the endless possibilities of a lighting company that uses nature as an influencer to lighten up your world. For the more whimsical at heart, choose a charming light fixture with exceptional style and design from the artistry of Currey & Company.

Currey & Company – Vibrant and Elegant Lighting for Any Home

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