Sunday, February 9, 2014

Live with your Hart and Annie Sloan's Chalk Paint

This was the project for Saturdays class.
We started by gluing down the letters and the small hart.

When that was dry, we painted it a coat of white paint.
One coat is enough, because you will paint a top coat in
a colour of your choice.

Let the paint dry before you start with the next coat.

(Ok, I missed a few photos  in between....)

Paint the hart the colour of your choice and see that you have all the 
nooks and crannies covered.
After the paint has dried, it is time to apply your wax.
Always the clear wax first. Remember you don't want to see 
patches of wax, so take your mutton cloth and rub it evenly 
over the whole piece.
After the wax has settled and dried, you can sand down 
the top layer of paint is certain places so that the piece 
has a natural worn look.

Finish off with a mixture of light and dark wax.
The results are stunning.

The next class will be on the 1st of March.
At Sweet Scrappins.
To book your class phone: 012 329 9175.

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