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Facebook Contest: Playing Favorites with Chalk Paint®

Posted Under - Contests

We all play favorites, so tell us why Chalk Paint® is yours! From June 23-25, enter our Facebook contest for your chance to win one quart of Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan in your color of choice. Please read the official rules and entry instructions below.

Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan Provence and Barcelona Orange - The Painted Bench

This gorgeous cupboard was painted by Annie Sloan Stockist The Painted Bench. She created a custom blue-green by mixing Chalk Paint® colors, used Barcelona Orange for a contrasting interior, and hand-painted folk art details.

ABOUT THE CONTEST
This Facebook contest is limited to the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

CONTEST INSTRUCTIONS
On Facebook, Entrant must “Follow” the Unfolded Facebook page and enter a valid comment on the applicable Facebook post. Entrant can submit one entry between June 23 – 25, 2017.

PRIZE DETAILS
1) One (1) Winner will be selected at random from all the entries. The one (1) Prize is one quart of Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan valued at approximately US$40.

CONTEST STARTS
June 23, 2017

CONTEST ENDS
June 25, 2017. Winner will be announced on the Facebook fan page contest post on or around June 26, 2017.

PRIZE ELIGIBILITY
On Facebook, Entrant must “Follow” the Unfolded Facebook page and enter a valid comment on the applicable Facebook post. All other entries will be disqualified. This contest is limited to participants in the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. SPONSORS: This promotion (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Unfolded, 639 Julia Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA 70062, (504) 309-4454www.unfolded.com (the “Sponsor”), subject to the following terms and conditions.

2. ELIGIBILITY: Contest limited to the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Stockists and their immediate families are not eligible to enter and Employees of Stockists and their immediate family are not eligible to enter.

3. TIMING: Contest begins at the Start of Day (CST) on June 23, 2017 and continues until the End of Day (CST) on June 25, 2017. Online entries must be received by the End of Day (CST) on June 25, 2017 to be eligible.

4. ENTRY PERIOD: HOW TO ENTER: On Facebook, Entrant must “Follow” the Unfolded Facebook page and enter a valid comment on the applicable Facebook post. Entrant can submit one entry. Entries become the property of the Sponsor, not Facebook, or any other social site. One (1) random Winner per applicable site will be selected from the entries. Entrants must meet all conditions of this section; Sponsor is not responsible for any technical difficulties which prevent Entrant from meeting any or all conditions.

5. PRIZES AND ODDS: One (1) Winner will be selected randomly from all the entries and will win a prize valued at approximately US$40. Prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash and shipment instructions must be sent within sixty (60) days of win. No extension will be given after the prize has expired. If winner is unable to redeem package within the time period required, the prize will be forfeited. Odds of winning shall be determined by the number of eligible entries received. Prizes are nontransferable and must be accepted as awarded. Prize will be awarded if properly claimed. Unfolded will assume delivery costs and Winner(s) are responsible for any taxes due.

6. DRAWING: The winning selection will be announced on or about June 26, 2017. Winning is contingent upon compliance with all terms and conditions set forth in these official rules.

7. NOTIFICATION: Winner will be notified by private message and/or email within two weeks following the drawing. Winner notified must respond within ten (10) days of notice of award.

8. RELEASE: By participating in the Contest and/or accepting a prize, a participant/winner consents to and gives the Sponsor the right to use, publish, and display a winner’s (and where applicable a participant’s) name, city, state and country, and prize awarded, for the purpose of advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes in any media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, and on the Web, without review, notification or approval, all without additional consideration, unless prohibited by law.

9. LAW: Subject to all country, federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants or Sponsor in connection with any drawing or award, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of, the State of Louisiana, without regard to conflict of law principles. Any cause of action by you with respect to the offer (and/or any information, products or services related thereto) must be instituted within one (1) year after the cause of action arose or be forever waived and barred. All actions shall be subject to the limitations set forth in above.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with any social media site, including Facebook.

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REPOST: #25ProjectTransformation – New Zealand!

Posted Under - How to // Life Unfolded

[This post was originally published on Annie Sloan’s blog, Paint and Colour. You can read the original post here.]

This week I’ve been loving all things coastal and beachy, so what better time to share this beautiful coastal inspired #25Project from Pohutukawa Coast in New Zealand!

The Beachlands Community Trust, situated in a beautiful log cabin, is a community events space that provides arts and crafts classes to the locals amongst other things.

The wonderful people at Taylored Revival, their local Annie Sloan stockist, led the project and were there every step of the way. I thank them for all of their incredible hard work in this transformation.

It was inspiring to see just how involved the whole community were with the transformation of this space, from sharing their thoughts and ideas on design and colour schemes to pitching in with the painting.

I think the pictures from the project speak for themselves, so scroll down and have a look at this positive, joyful project!

Annie Sloan Unfolded Log Cabin

The before. Dark and a little old fashioned. 

Annie Sloan Unfolded Log Cabin

The outside is done! Now for the inside…

Everyone coming together to help paint it Louis Blue.

 Annie Sloan Unfolded Log Cabin

These vinyl chairs have been painted in Greek Blue and finished with Clear Wax. The table is English Yellow.

Annie Sloan Unfolded Log Cabin

Duck Egg Blue!

Annie Sloan Unfolded Log Cabin

To find out more about this fantastic project more head over to Taylored Revivals blog, it’s a fascinating and uplifting read!

Well done to all the team and the community of Beachlands for coming together to transform this cabin in to a bright, breezy and coastal haven!

Yours,

Annie

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REPOST: Botanical Inspired Roll Top Desk by Jonathan Marc Mendes

Posted Under - How to // Painters In Residence
[This post was originally published on Annie Sloan’s blog, Paint and Colour. You can read the original post here.]

I’m thrilled to share this wonderful project from my Painter in Residence, Jonathon Marc Mendes. Sadly this is the last of the projects from his residency, but I know for certain that we’ll be seeing much more from him!

As we’ve come to expect from Jonathon, this piece brings together gorgeous colour combinations, intricate techniques (including his inspired fossilised leaf technique) and bold typography.

Annie Sloan Unfolded Botanical Inspired Roll Top Desk by Jonathan Marc Mendes

The drawers and cubby holes inside the desk were painted in various mixes and shades of bright colours, such as that hot pink – created by mixing Henrietta together with a touch of Emperor’s Silk.

For the top front drawer, Jonathon created a leaf design using a handmade stencil and completed it by painting the detail in by hand.On the middle drawer, Jonathon used a fossil leaf technique, which is essentially like using real leaves as a stamp! To try this technique yourself, press leaves in to paint, vein side down, and leave there until the paint is nearly dry. Then, to highlight the beautiful slightly 3D print that this creates, use a little Dark Chalk Paint® Wax.

Annie Sloan Unfolded Botanical Inspired Roll Top Desk by Jonathan Marc Mendes

On either side of the desk is the fantastic contemporary leaf detail, which Jonathon expertly hand painted using Antibes Green over a mix of Graphite and Antibes.To finish the piece and to bring it all together, Jonathon used my Sanding Pads to lightly distress areas over the whole desk. He then applied a coat of Clear Chalk Paint® Wax to seal in the paint and protect his wonderful work.

So finally, thank you Jonathon for the constantly inspiring work that you create with my paint and products.  I know that you will continue to be a huge creative force for us all!

Yours,

Annie

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