18 Of The Best Annie Sloan Painted Furniture Books

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Annie Sloan revived this table and chair with green paint Photo: Jeff Gilbert

Annie Sloan’s new book, Color Recipes for Painted Furniture, features 40 step-by-step projects to transform your home.  The book presents easy ways to upcycle and revive old pieces of furniture with just paint and a brush.  Working with her own range of “Chalk Paint”, Annie offers up projects in Swedish County, Boho Chic, French and Modern Contemporary styles.  She covers topics such as  distressing, color washing, gilding, decoupage, stenciling, dyeing fabric with paint as well as other techniques such as liming and faux marble effects.   In this book she also shows the reader how to darken and lighten colors, waxing and how to use chalk paint in general. 

Annie Sloan is one of the world’s most respected experts in the field of decorative painting, and this book is a definite must-have if you’re thinking of transforming your furniture yourself, or experimenting with decorative painting. Visit Annie’s blog and other links below for inspiration, ideas and techniques.

Some of Annie’s Tips:

-When layering, use a warm colour underneath and a cool colour on top (combinations could be primer red with duck-egg blue on top or cream undercoat and grey on top).

-Wax Layer on thinly. It shouldn’t feel sticky or patchy. Buff with a cotton cloth.

Annie Sloan’s courses “How to Paint Furniture” run across Britain, and America. See www.anniesloan.com for a list of participating stockists or see Quick and Easy Paint Transformations by Annie Sloan.

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/AnnieSloanOfficial
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/anniesloanhome/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AnnieSloanHome
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AnnieSloanHome
Blog: http://anniesloanpaintandcolour.blogspot.ca/

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Annie Sloan Books

Quick and Easy Paint Transformations- This book features fifty pieces of furniture, before and after pictures with step by step images of mainly furniture with a few walls and floors. Brilliant photography by Christopher Drake who also did the photography on Creating the French Look

Creating the French Look-This is French style in a way you haven’t seen before.
The French look is simple but the influences are many. Greys, whites and linens with toile de Jouy are the most well known look but we also have chic and quirky. Parisian influence as well as the sunny and bright look from the south. In this book Annie uses her experience as an interior designer to combine the use of paint color and fabrics.to create the french look with 25 easy to follow step by steps.

Color Recipes for Painted Furniture- Annie’s newest book will surely delight you as you learn from step-by-step photos how to master techniques that Annie has created.
Set in her Normandy, France home this book is full of lush photographs featuring made-over furniture and more!

Annie Sloans WorkBook- This recent release was designed to let you inner creativity flow. Each page features a hand painted drawing or sketch as well as inspiring tips from Annie herself.  Plenty of room was left for you to sketch, paste pictures or fabric that inspire you as well as blend colors of your own!

 18 Of The Best Annie Sloan Painted Furniture Books

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INSIDE Annie Sloan Work Book Pictures:

Mixing Color With Chalk Paint – Stylish Patina

Annie Sloan’s Workbook Launch -Enchanting Play of Light

DIY Pro Annie Sloan Helps Amateurs With New Workbook- Dallas News

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 Annie Sloan’s new book, Color Recipes for Painted Furniture

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The Painted Furniture Sourcebook: Motifs from the Medieval Times to the Present Day by Annie Sloan- Painted furniture and interiors expert Annie Sloan leads the enthusiast through a fully illustrated, international spectrum of decorative styles–American colonial, Dutch folk art, Irish vernacular, Scandinavian neoclassical, Oriental lacquerwork, German baroque and more–all achievable by collectors, decorators and do-it-yourselfers.For each enchanting room and object, the author reveals how the paint effect was achieved and how to recreate it in the contemporary home. A generous glossary of techniques describes the essential terms, from spattering and marbling to patinating and distressing. The book also offers a library of over 50 motifs, both classic and modern, for use as a fingertip reference or for on-the-spot tracing.

The Practical Guide To Decorative Antique Effects by Annie Sloan-“Provides clear, well-illustrated instructions on a variety of decorative finishes….offers a review of the materials, with directions on application and equipment and shows how the techniques can be combined and applied to particular furniture projects…. Recommended.”—Library Journal.

Paint Alchemy: Recipes for Making and Adapting Your Own Paint for Home Decorating by Annie Sloan-Since antiquity, artists have mixed pigments and secret ingredients together to create textured paint with particular sheen and luminosity. Achieve that same wizardry by unlocking the secrets of paint alchemy. Mix and transform your own paints to invent colors just for you and your home–at a fraction of the cost of store-bought cans. More than 50 unique recipes, each illustrated with a swatch showing the finished paint and enchanting interior photographs, demystify the complex principles of paint formulation. Special sections offer information on how to grind pigments, basic rules for safe handling of materials, organic pigments, and how to give your paint distinct characteristics–more or less intensity, for example–as well as exciting ideas for alternative recipes and inspirational suggestions for devising unusual paint effects. Concoct a batch of Mellow Silk, Translucent Veil, Gold Varnish, or any of the other brews, and stir up some magic in your home.

Inspirations in Painted Furniture by Annie Sloan- Painting furniture can be fun, creative and economical. In this book, you will discover clever ways to transform old or unfinished chairs, tables or beds into one-of-a-kind show pieces for your home (and for a fraction of the cost of new, factory-finished furniture!) A remarkable range of techniques are clearly illustrated with step-by-step instruction: staining, bleaching, waxing with colored waxes, stenciling, faux finishing, hand painting, stamping, distressing, wax resist, crackling, gilding and more. The book is organized into six chapters by decorating styles: Fruit and Flowers, Figures and Animals, Classical, Geometrics, Finishes, and Distressing.

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Complete Book of Decorative Paint Finishes: A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering Painting Techniques for the Home… by Annie Sloan

Annie Sloan shares her secrets to help you create a variety of patterns and effects to decorate your home. Includes information about decorating tools, materials, paint effects, stenciling, decoupage, wood finishes, gilding, and more. Step-by-step instructions and practical tips on trouble spots make this a complete how-to guide.

 Annie Sloan Decorative Paint Effects- To the many books on decorative paint finishes and effects now available, Decorator Sloan adds these two well-illustrated and straightforward guides. Gilding includes instructions for applying metal leaf and using bronze powders, while Paint Effects covers sponging, marbling, rag rolling, and the like. Each book begins with a photographic overview of the techniques and continues with directions. Captioned photographs illustrate the basic technique and variations, and a “Pitfalls” section shows common mistakes and how to avoid them. Covering some of the same techniques found in Jocasta Innes’a New Paint Magic (Pantheon, 1992) and Simon Cavelle’s Encyclopedia of Decorative Paint Techniques (Running Pr., 1994), these guides are especially accessible to amateurs because of the color photographs and concise, clear directions. A worthwhile addition to any public library. Copyright 1997 Reed Business Information, Inc.

Annie Sloan’s Color Schemes: For Every Room by Annie Sloan- resenting over 30 themes and 300 color palettes put together by an expert in color for interior design, Annie Sloan’s Color Schemes For Every Room is filled from cover to cover with full color photography showcasing expertly arranged settings according to each of the 30 main color themes, enabling the reader to conceptualize what a Manhattan-color style bedroom or an African Visions-color style kitchen looks like. Very highly recommended for painters, interior decorators, and the cliental who to hire them, Annie Sloan’s Color Schemes For Every Room is informative and fun to page through before selecting a favored color scheme.

Annie Sloan Decorative Wood Finishes: A Practical Guide by Annie Sloan, This book covers many aspects of wood finishing from painting to polishing technics. The projects dealt with and the photographs are all first rate

Annie Sloan Decorative Stenciling and Stamping: A Practical Guide by Annie Sloan-This practical guide to stenciling and stamping gives well-written, easy to follow instructions and many examples to use in creating crafts for whatever your taste in decor.  Wonderful book for a stenciler who would like to learn all the different ways to stencil as well as stamping. Well written with lots of clear pictures and instructions. Highly recommended to the beginer as well as those who are tired of dry brush stenciling. All the techniques give wonderful results. I have tried every single technique in the book with great success the first time around.

 

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Traditionally the center of the home, the kitchen is key to successful living. Decorator Annie Sloan, one of the world’s leading experts on color and interior painting, has produced a range of stunning professional schemes to give the most popular room of the home an entirely new look with a minimum of effort and little expense. Using her unique expertise, she shows how to decorate every kitchen area – walls, cupboards, and surfaces – providing clear instructions and step-by-step color photography. Projects range from an exuberant Mexican-style blue-and-yellow color-washed kitchen to revamping a battered family table and chairs as Swedish-style lime-washed dining furniture. Annie Sloan’s Painted Kitchen also reveals simple afternoon makeovers and ingenious finishing touches, such as painting cupboard knobs or the inside of kitchen drawers in a contrast color to the outside for a fun, fashionable finish. All the projects are suitable for beginners and many feature style variations for the more adventurous.

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Annie Sloan’s Painted Garden: 25 Easy Outdoor Paint Effects to Transform Any Surface- The play of light and shade can make outdoor painting projects more daunting than interior ones, so world-renowned decorative painting expert Annie Sloan begins this book with a lesson in understanding and managing color. Sloan shows do-it-yourselfers how to create a cozy dinner nook, accent open spaces with converted salvage, and paint an old plastic pot to resemble an elegant metallic planter. Full-color photographs accompany each stage of the process, with step-by-step instructions that encourage readers to use every imaginable material – paint, pebbles, sand, plastics, ceramics, glass, cement, mirrors, and tiles – to give grace to a garden or panache to a patio. Sloan’s enthusiasm is so contagious that any outdoor surface will look like a blank canvas crying for color.

Annie Sloan Decorative Gilding: A Practical Guide by Annie Sloan-To the many books on decorative paint finishes and effects now available, Decorator Sloan (Color in Decoration, LJ 9/1/91) adds these two well-illustrated and straightforward guides. Gilding includes instructions for applying metal leaf and using bronze powders, while Paint Effects covers sponging, marbling, rag rolling, and the like. Each book begins with a photographic overview of the techniques and continues with directions. Captioned photographs illustrate the basic technique and variations, and a “Pitfalls” section shows common mistakes and how to avoid them. Covering some of the same techniques found in Jocasta Innes’a New Paint Magic (Pantheon, 1992) and Simon Cavelle’s Encyclopedia of Decorative Paint Techniques (Running Pr., 1994), these guides are especially accessible to amateurs because of the color photographs and concise, clear directions. A worthwhile addition to any public library. Copyright 1997 Reed Business Information, Inc.

Annie Sloan Decorative Decoupage: A Practical Guide by Annie Sloan

The Practical Guide to Decorative Antique Effects by Annie Sloan-Applying a variety of ideas from colorwashing to decoupage, a detailed reference demonstrates how inexpensive furniture and objects can be made to look like antiques while providing tips on equipment, surfaces, and more

Classic paints & faux finishes by Annie Sloan, Kate Gwynn and Geoff Dann- Step-by-step instruction on classic decorative techniques including glazes, simple oil paint, limewash, bronze powders, decoupage, wood stains, antiquing and distressing, crackle varnish and more. This has become the standard book on decorative paint finishes.

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