Category

Annie Sloan

Category

Every now and then a girl needs to post a DIY project, especially if it’s simple and inexpensive.If it happens to be the month of September and the project just happens to be fall-themed, even better.These urns started out as flimsy white plastic containers from a thrift store.  They were $2 each.  I loved the shape and knew I could do something creative with them.I mixed up a chalk paint mixture of 1/2 cup Sherwin Williams Pussywillow (a gray/taupe color) with 1/2 T unsanded grout and started painting.  Chalk paint sticks to almost anything, including dirty, cheap plastic from a thrift store.  Truly.Here they are, still damp from the paint.  This picture doesn’t look much different; however, the paint color darkens as it dries.Once dry, I applied Annie Sloan’s Dark Soft Wax,with Miss Mustard Seed’s waxing brush (although you can use any dry paint brush, or even a soft cloth),…