Cart Navigate Region Search
The Annie Sloan Warehouse will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday 26th August. Orders made from Friday 23rd August - Monday 26th August will be dispatched from Tuesday 27th August. Phone lines will be closed during this time too.

No items in cart

Ivy Drop-leaf Table by Girl in Blue Designs

Ivy Drop-leaf Table by Girl in Blue Designs

Before starting on any detail work, Charlie Massey of Girl in Blue Designs created her backdrop using Chalk Paint® in Emperor’s Silk as a base, wet-mixing in Barcelona Orange in parts for vibrancy and texture. She also added low lights of Graphite at the bottom of the table leaves, moving up to highlights of Old Violet.

She then used white chalk to outline her leaf shapes, before filling in with Antibes Green. Amsterdam Green at the corners and edges of the leaves gives shading and creates dimension - emphasised further with highlights in the middle of each leaf in Lem Lem. Leaf veins were added in Old White and Lem Lem using the smallest Detail Brush from Annie’s Detail Brush Sets. Charlie recommends printing off a photo of leaves as a rough guide; but not pressuring yourself to create a photorealistic rendering.

Finally, she sealed her work in with Clear Chalk Paint® Wax. 


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.