Chalk Paint® Decorative Paint by Annie Sloan

We are excited & proud to be an Annie Sloan Stockist offering Workshops, Annie Sloan’s Fabric Collection & Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan.  If you have furniture that you would like to revitalize, paint or reupholster… look no further. You owe it to yourself to learn about these amazing products!

Both Richard & Yvonne are certified Chalk Paint® instructors and offer workshops & mini workshops here at The Black Swan Bazaar!

Annie Sloan developed her now famous Chalk Paint® over 20 years ago when there was no paint available with the properties she was looking for. She chose the name “Chalk Paint” because it was suggestive of its very matt-almost chalky-finish {there is no chalk added to this paint}. Chalk Paint® has many uses from acting like lime wash to looking like old painted furniture and has a great range of color that can be extended by the user. This paint is very easy to work with and allows people to be creative as one doesn’t get tangled in the technicalities of preparation. The versatility of Chalk Paint® also allows you to change your mind without hassle!

Ease of Use:

  • No need to prime or sand
  • Colors can be layered
  • Colors can be mixed


  • Paint has extremely low VOCs and has little to no odor


  • BEST paint on the market for painting furniture
  • Paint can be use on any surface – literally!
  • Use on walls- for a soft matte effect or wax it for a polished plaster effect
  • Can even be used to paint on floors
  • Paint can be applied to interior or exterior surfaces and furnishings

Sample Techniques:

  • Use one color or layer colors
  • Distress and apply waxes to create an old world patina
  • Can be used as a wash-dilute with water so when you apply paint it shows the wood grain
  • You can use it as an impasto (thickly), just leave the lid off to thicken
  • Very little black is used so the colors can be mixed in any combination




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