As excited as we are to ring in the new year in just a few short days, it’s time to reflect on 2016. This year was a great one – we showcased lots of fabulous consumer and stockist projects, from an ombré dresser-turned-changing table to dying all sorts of fabric (from curtains to clothes!). Below we’re sharing 10 of our most popular posts from throughout the year. Which one is your favorite?
10. Ombré dresser-turned-changing table
9. Introducing Giverny!
8. Woodland fairytale wedding shoot
7. An armoire fit for a princess
5. Chevron sideboard
4. Pin-spiring buffets
3. Drop cloth curtain
2. Chalk Paint®: it’s to dye for!
1. 5 best apps for furniture painters
What projects do you have planned for 2017?
2016 has been a great year for the Annie Sloan brand – we’ve launched a number of new products, including Black & White Chalk Paint® Wax, Coloured Linens, a new book and finally, three new Chalk Paint® colors: Giverny, Amsterdam Green and Honfleur!
A few months ago we shared some great Giverny inspiration and today we’re going to be sharing just a few of our favorite Amsterdam Green pieces done by Annie Sloan Stockists worldwide!
Photo credit: Alabama, USA stockist Perfectly Imperfect
Today we’re sharing a beautiful armoire done in Antoinette, a soft pink that takes inspiration from 18th century French interiors. The formerly dull piece was transformed into something fit for a princess by North East, PA, USA stockist Dawn Van Scoter of Nine20 Furnishings & Design House.
Read on for the full how-to…
As you prepare for the upcoming holidays, think about where you’re going to display your holiday spreads. For some of us, making sure everything looks nice is half the fun of hosting…but it can also be stressful. Why not give your buffet a makeover so that it’s picture perfect for your next holiday spread, be that for Thanksgiving or Christmas or really any old day of the week!
Below are just a few of our favorites from Pinterest…
The quote above rings especially true this time of year as the leaves begin to turn and the temperatures begin to drop. It may take fall a bit longer to arrive here in New Orleans but we’re in full fall mode regardless of the heat! Read on to see a roundup of some of our favorite fall-inspired pieces…
Whether you’re new to the world of painted furniture or have been upcycling for years, it’s always helpful to know what kind of resources are out there. You may just be looking for inspiration or you may be in search of something specific – who knows! Below we’ve rounded up just a few of our favorite apps for furniture painters.
Back in May, Annie introduced Black & White Chalk Paint® Waxes, and you may have visited your local stockist during Wax Week a few weeks ago! Today we’re sharing a fantastic project featuring Black Chalk Paint® Wax by stockist Natasha Shea of Love Street Vintage in Downington, PA, USA.
When we’re not busy coming up with bad puns like the one above, we like to play around with Chalk Paint® to explore the endless possibilities it has to offer. So when Emily wanted to dye an old white dress she found in the back of her closet, we jumped on the opportunity and headed outside!
Today we’re sharing some whimsical photos from a wedding inspiration photoshoot (featuring Chalk Paint®, of course!) coordinated by Wisconsin-based Simply Gypsy Events. You may remember Brittany’s work from a previous blog post featuring on-trend and budget-friendly wedding DIYs. Brittany had so much fun presenting at the Impressions Bridal Fair in Eau Claire last fall that she decided to branch into wedding planning.