Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Workshop

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Want to hear something neat?  A shabby follower who read my post, My Shabby Cabs, was inspired to paint her OWN kitchen cabs!  She then gathered some friends and signed up for a painting class at Pigeon in the Parlour.  No, wait.  It doesn’t end there! This wonderful gal and I have a mutual friend and they invited ME to take class with them.  Pretty sweet, eh?  Here’s a snippet of our class.

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The table and supplies are waiting for us!  We’re eager to LEARN!

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(Emily, our teacher and owner of Pigeon in the Parlour)

We spoke about Annie Sloan and her wonderful products.  There’s a beautiful visual display in Pigeon in the Parlour’s classroom.

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We picked up some great tips on creating color tints and shades.

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Our sample board we each completed included several techniques.  We learned whitewashing, laying paint colors, aging and distressing, stippling with a brush and sponge, crackling and alligator skin.




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My FINAL piece!

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Isn’t that lovely?  The options and results are ENDLESS! Each one of our boards were different which shows how everyone has their own style.  It’s a wonderful class and again, I highly recommend it.

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