June 26, 2011

Little Chalk Paint Projects

Two Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Giveaways From Robyn Story Designs
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A Second Incredible Giveaway From Robyn Story Designs
Shabby Cottage Shops” is hosting an ongoing summer recipe contest. If your recipe gets published in their newsletter, you will get a $20.00 gift certificate to participating Shabby Cottage Shop!  You can read about it HERE.    Scroll down to my last post to get Alex’s Southern Caviar recipe.

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Do you see the two Duck Egg Chalk Paint projects?

Found this plaque at Hobby Lobby for $3.60
Duck Egg Chalk Paint
This is one coat of Country Grey Chalk Paint on my thrifted $3.00 wooden cake plate
Damask stencil
more Duck Egg
Some clear and dark Annie Sloan wax
Distressed a little
Happened to have a cloche that fits it!

And this little project spiraled into a full scale tablescape
This antique gate leg table is one of my favorite things
I made the ivy topiary many moons ago!
Love old tattered books

I bought this table runner at my favorite flea market in Jackson MS
It is the palest aqua imaginable – pretty pretty!
This is a good photo of the plaque after I distressed it.

Had to add some duck eggs!! 
I know, I know, ducks don’t lay their eggs in a nest, but it goes with the story!

This little crown was a wine bottle stopper but the cork came off
I put a vintage pin in the center

Alex made this clay bird for me.

Love this mirror – had it several years

I had fun playing! 

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  1. LOVE the plate, Rhonda! What a great stencil and it makes such a great base for your cloche! The Duck Egg is a nice color; I'm hoping to maybe try that or the Paris Grey next.

  2. I really hope I win the chalk paint cause I've got several projects in mind to use it on.

    Your tablescape is just beautiful. And the legs on your table....WOW!


  3. Hello there,
    I just won 2 cans of chalk paint on Miss Mustard Seeds blog, generously from LadyButterbug.
    I am looking forward to trying it. I am a rep for Caromal Colours, a similar product to Anne Salones's chalk paint. No Sanding, No primer, No Prep! And the best part, is, I just found out I can tint Caromal Colours "Reclaim" white or off white, with any color imaginable at my local paint shop, I just asked the guy at the paint store if I could just buy the tint, they would use for a quart size.Picked out the color I wanted from 1000's of color choices, I wanted a French blue. Brought it home, mixed my quart of Caromal Colours "Reclaim" off white. and mixed. I sell the paint on BushWoodArt.com Please check out my other blog too, I blog about Caromal Colours there too. Lucysbaby.blogspot.com
    Oh yeah, Reclaim is less expensive, $34.50, a beautiful long lasting finish, their wax is to dye for, from England, called Liberon- all eco friendly, even the containers!

  4. Fun to see your Chalk Paint projects. You have been busy!
    Thanks for sharing. ~ sarah

  5. This is a lovely chalk paint project! The stencil was a great idea too. Thanks for sharing this! I am ready to try a stencil on a wooden piece now.

  6. Hi Rhonda,
    I love your pretty vingette. The stencil design looks great on the platter. Love it all!


  7. So pretty and the pictures are beautiful. I'm really loving the Duck Egg Blue. :)

  8. What a gorgeous vignette, Rhonda. I love your style! Rhonda of A Little Bit French

  9. Hello Rhonda, thank you for your welcome visit to my blog and much appreciated comment. LOVE your duck egg blue project..and looking forward to read the rest of your inspiring blog. will add you to my blogroll def! greetings from Afrique du Sud Colette

  10. Rhonda! wow thank you for adding my "give away" button to your site! Colettex

  11. Beautiful love it. And a giveaway too Whoo hoo from your new follower. Hugs

  12. okay...seeing all these delightful and lovely projects is totally selling me on chalk paint...thanks for sharing!

    stuff and nonsense

  13. Beautiful vignette! Very creative to use the stencil for the cake plate. Everything looks wonderful.

  14. Great paint projects and beautiful vignette!! Martina

  15. Rhonda- Your projects look great! Especially love the cake plate you stenciled...and I am loving the Duck Egg blue! Your vignettes are as lovely as always! xo Diana

  16. Hi, Rhonda! How very VERY pretty it all looks together!! The duck egg blue color is really doin' it for me as well as that beautiful barley twist gateleg table!!

    Big TX Hugs,
    Angelic Accents

  17. Hi Rhonda...

    My friend, it sounds like you are keeping busy, busy! I just adore your new frenchy vignette! That mirror is fabulous...love the beautiful ornate frame! And...you know how I love cloches! Hehe! The wooden base turned out soo pretty! I think the damask design that you stenciled on it...just made the piece! Of course, the chalk paint and distressing is gorgeous! It really IS in all the little details....and you didn't leave even one unattended! Ohhh...and I nearly forgot...the soft aqua topper is awesome!!!

    Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful vignette with us, dear friend! I hope that my note is finding you and your sweet family all doing well! It's been a little while since we have visited! Have a fabulous day, Rhonda!!!


  18. This is so pretty! I love what you did with the wooden disk -- and I'm in love with the chalk paint! Only have cream and clear wax right now but once I'm more comfortable will definitely be getting more colors! Love all of the details in your vignette!

  19. I love the vignette you've created on that absolutely gorgeous gate leg table. Just lovely! Nice job on the painted projects, too. They really so so different.

  20. Stunning blog! Great paint projects. Loved your vignettes. Thanks for sharing.
    Hope to see you on my blog:)


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