PAINTING A METAL TRUNK with annie sloan chalk paint





Wondering what to do with that rusty old metal trunk you can't seem to let go of? I painted mine with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. Come see if yours is as rough as mine was.




BEFORE 
The picture above is what the trunk looked like right before I
started to paint. A little warm water and soap bath to get it
 clean. I had it propped up on a platform so I could walk
 around it and brush paint the sides. Below is a picture took
while I was distressing after most of the painting was done.
 AFTER
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I used Annie Sloan Chalk Paints on the whole trunk.
I used OLD WHITE and a created the blue from left overs of
 other painted furniture I had doneIf you would like to try 
duplicating something close start by adding a little 
PROVENCE to OLD WHITE and go from there.

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This is a look inside before I stripped it clean.
I finished the inside by sealed the interior wood with a poly.
It needed to stay open an dry for a few days.


For the BEACH HOUSE letters and starfish, I printed out 
letters the right size on individual sheets of paper and traced 
the shapes onto the painted surface then I filled them in 
by hand with Annie Sloan Graphite Chalk Paint. 
Give it a try!


******************************************* BEFORE YOU GO ....
Stop into FIRSTFINDS HARDWARE STORE to see
if we have any vintage hardware for your next project.

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