Gasp!!! Warning!! Painted Oak Trim

by Katho0614
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Yes! I painted my oak trim with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® and it turned out Ah-mazing!
So the hardest part to using Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan is picking color. I didn't want white-white and didn't want it too yellow so I mixed half Pure White and half Old White. I only used a half cup of each and I still have quarter cup left. After I cleaned the trim with Krud Kutter, I started with my first coat. "Wait!?!" you ask. "What about stripping, sanding and priming??"

Not with Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan! The paint is so amazing, there is no need.
I painted 2 coats of paint on all the trim. Then sealed with Annie Sloan Clear Soft Wax. It's so easy to apply. Lightly brush it on, lightly rub in and repeat. Clear wax is a great product. If you get a scuff, just put a little on a rag and buff it out. Need to fix a dent or scratch? You just touch up that imperfection not the entire section.
Sometimes you may have to work a little harder around the window pane. This is above our sink and we did have to remove one door to get to a section.
I love how it turned out and even my husband likes it and he is die-hard oak lover. You can find a local Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® Stocking on They are amazing people and if you are nervous, they can help you with your project.
Suggested materials:
  • Chalk Paint® By Annie Sloan   (Sandpaper Schererville Indiana)
  • Krud Kutter   (Sandpaper Schererville Indiana)
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