Annie Sloan Chalk Paint RockerChalk Painted Rocking ChairsLast month I found two matching rocking chairs on Craigslist. I loved their shape and style knowing they would be perfect for my new front porch. Though the red paint on the chairs is a classic color, I wanted to give them a fresh, yet timeless vintage look and knew I would be doing that with Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan. I chose the Duck Egg Blue for these chairs, a new color choice for me. You can see all the colors that the Annie Sloan paint come in as well as the retail directory where you can purchase the paint on Annie Sloan Unfolded. My favorite thing about the Chalk Paint® is how easy it is to use and how professional it looks when finished. The only sanding required is when you want to give the weathered look by sanding the paint off the edges. I loved how the original red of the chairs peeks through which looks great with the red ticking in the pillows. You can learn how to make the matching pillows in there photos in this post. Here are some detail shots of the finished chairs:

Annie Sloan Chalk PaintBelow is my very brief tutorial. It is really that easy. One warning though. . . if you try Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan be aware that you will get hooked and either you will end up painting all of your furniture or find new pieces to paint. It happened to me, and here is some of the evidence! Cheers! ~ Lia

Chalk Painted Rocking Chair Tutorial