Striped Desk in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

This plain desk gets an eye catching makeover with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Graphite and Old White.
I scored this desk for super cheap on Craigslist!
I used 3" wide masking tape to tape off my stripes after I painted the entire desk in Graphite, then I painted between the tape with Old White.
After painting, I lightly sanded the desk with a fine sanding sponge. I used Clear wax seal the paint then buffed it by hand with an old t shirt.
I replaced the original drawer pulls with these Martha Stewart Awning Cup Pulls for a more modern look.
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Kayla Payne
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  • Jennie Marie Jennie Marie on Apr 29, 2016
    How do you keep the paint from bleeding under the edges of the tape?

  • Jrflores Jrflores on May 02, 2016
    So just to be sure, you cleaned the desk, painted the blue first after you taped it or before and then the old white?

  • Ariel Ariel on Apr 25, 2017
    Did you sand at all before painting? I have heard that there is no need to sand when using a high quality chalk paint.

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