Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, Old White- small tabletop Oak Tilt Mirror

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ASCP Oak Tilt Mirror - tabletop

I have been saving this little mirror all summer, waiting until I found Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. I used "Old White" for the top two coats of paint. Based on my experience with the teacup shelf I sprayed Rust-oleum Painter's Touch Heirloom White for a base coat. Based on that experience I went out and bought Rust-oleum Painters Touch White Primer for my next project. Why - too much shine for a base coat. I also picked up Rust-oleum Universal Brown Hammered (read and follow the instructions on this one, it has very nasty fumes and bonds to everything) to spray (outside) the metal knobs seen in third picture.

in progress (table shows the several projects) I was grateful to myself for
masking out the mirror (both sides). Made final cleanup much faster.
finished mirror - waxed
and now on a shelf in my booth.


  1. I've got to come out to the mall to see all these wonderful things up close.

  2. Just beautiful!! I have heard a lot about this paint....Annie Sloan Chaulk Paint. I am refinishing a big chest as I write. For me I just buy a big can of Behr in white and a big can of Kiltz. Then I ad lib....wipe on other colors and wipe off...with lots of sanding in between. Then I use a Minwax Polyshade. I am always surprised when my pieces turn out! I am a sloppy painter so all I can do is the 'shabby chic' look. YOURS on the other hand look so professional. But then - you ARE!!

  3. Great transformation, it looks wonderful!
    Annie Sloan paint is quite hard to get here as there are so few stockists, but I have one of her books and it sounds like great versatile paint.

  4. It looks great! I so want to try that chalk paint!


  5. Great Job...love this little mirror...Your teacup holder is so sweet in the Blue...great colour!.I love Van's booth & that she is from Abbey!
    Hope to see you sat!

  6. It looks beautiful! I've used those metal-y spray paints, and you're right - the fumes are horrible. But the finished product is really nice.

  7. Thanks everyone for such kind comments. I added a final picture when I put the mirror in the mall this afternoon.
    - Joy

  8. What a fresh and beautiful transformation! Well done!

    I'm your newest follower. :)

  9. That is adorable. I love these old vintage mirrors...you don't see them much. THanks for sharing with my newbie party.


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