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The Annie Sloan Warehouse is open and operating a reduced workforce during the Covid-19 outbreak. Please note due to a high demand of orders and couriers experiencing delayed services, please expect a delay in the delivery of your online order of 10 - 14 working days. That’s 7 - 10 working days for us to dispatch your order and 2 - 3 working days for our couriers to deliver it. Unfortunately it is not currently possible to amend or add to orders once they have been placed. Our customer service team has closed our phone lines to manage the workload, and we are also experiencing very high levels of emails. Thank you for your patience and understanding. We hope to get you your paint as soon and safely as possible!

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Creating an ombre effect

Creating an ombre effect

Learn how to create an ombre look with Chalk Paint®, merging shade and tone for a subtle blend effect.

  1. Start with the darkest colour at the base of your furniture, for example the feet of your table or chair legs.

  2. Mix a little of your second colour into your first colour to lighten the latter.

  3. Apply the paler colour above your first colour, using a clean brush to feather the paint while it's still wet. This light feathering will blend each colour into the next.

  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 until you reach your palest colour at the top of the piece of furniture.

  5. Seal in your paint with Clear Chalk Paint® Wax.

  6. At this stage, you can also darken the colour at the bottom of your piece of furniture using Dark or Black Chalk Paint® Wax. This is also the stage when you can distress your piece of furniture, if you want to, using sanding paper, before re-applying Clear Wax.


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