Cart Navigate Region Search
Due to a high demand of orders and couriers experiencing delayed services, please expect a long delay in the delivery of your online order of 7-10 days. Our customer service team is also experiencing very high levels of calls and emails at this time. Thank you for your patience.

No

Green Ombre Cupboard by Girl in Blue Designs
Hover or click on the circles for details

Green Ombre Cupboard by Girl in Blue Designs

This piece is the first project by Annie’s Painter in Residence, Charlie Massey of Girl in Blue Designs from Georgia, USA.

To create your own green Chalk Paint® ombré, first roughly colour block with Amsterdam Green, Antibes Green and Lem Lem to create a base. Then apply a second coat in the same colours; but this time blend the colours into one another. At the point of blending, move your brush and the paint backwards and forwards lightly until the colours merge seamlessly. It’s important to keep the paint wet while you do this, so you may want to use a water spray to stop the Chalk Paint® drying too quickly.

To finish the piece, Charlie then used a wet-distress technique to create a rustic look. To wet-distress, saturate then wring out an old rag. Make sure it’s clean and then wipe back the paint while it’s still tacky. This will remove the paint more completely than sanding and you’ll be left with a crisp contrast between paint and wood.

As always, apply a coat of Clear Chalk Paint® Wax to finish.

Featured products

The Annie Sloan store and stockist databases are localised to the regions we supply. Please confirm that the following region is correct for you.