Anne Shetty | Blogger

After discovering the beautiful Anne Shetty’s blog via twitter, I asked to share her “just in time for (Canadian) Thanksgiving” project with our Exeter Paint world: Anne Shett’s chalk paint furniture makeover!

To recreate her new dining room table design, we can use Uniquely Exquisite Tintable Chalk Paint from Exeter Paint found at Exeter Paint + Exeter Paint West. For the finish, Anne uses a soft wax, clear – also found in all Exeter Paint store locations.

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We can match any color you’d like at either of our locations in order to get the desired look for your personal style.

Below are photos from Anne Shetty’s blog of her old, warn table given some new love with a fresh coat (or two!) of chalk paint. The chalk paint table can be left as a solid color, or details may be added to fit your personal style. IMG_67651  IMG_6789         IMG_87301 IMG_8760 IMG_8740   IMG_8734 IMG_9417

You may visit Anne Shetty’s blog for more of her gorgeous, design inspiration

DIY Projects | Chalk Paint + Pots

A fun DIY project this Fall season can also help you reuse and recycle old flower pots that you may have tucked away!

No matter the size of your old flower pots (or flower boxes!) – adding some fresh Uniquely Exquisite Tintable Chalk Paint from Exeter Paint can help give your garden or front steps that extra sparkle this fall!

Simply follow our step-by-step guide on how to create these beautiful accents for your home! 

1) Stop into Exeter Paint or Exeter Paint West to pick up your own container of Uniquely Exquisite Tintable Chalk Paint. Choose ANY color from our swatches and one of our friendly staff will mix it up for you. Also buy top gloss 

2) Find those reusable + recyclable pots or flower boxes to give new life to! If they’re not sitting around in your garage, pop around town looking for some bargains at Garage Sales or Antique Stores! You’re sure to find a gem sooner or later to give some new love and life.

3) Open, stir, and paint your pots! When applying Chalk paint, you’ll see visible brush strokes, but it’ll dry pretty smoothly. Apply several thin coats to get your desired look.

4) Use a clear wax for a velvetty, matte finish on your new pots! But if you’re looking for a more glossy glow, apply a satin or gloss finish which can also be found in either of our Exeter Paint stores.

5) Display your new pots in your garden or on your front steps! Take photos and share with us on Exeter Paint + Exeter Paint West Facebook Page for chances to be entered into our next monthly promo-giveaway! Plus, we can always use some inspiration from our readers.

What will be your fall DIY Chalk Paint project?
Share with us in the comments below! We love inspiration.

*Photos by NIna McCarthy at A Beautiful Room, LLC.
Featured in her latest interior + exterior design project.

 

Chalk Paints | Giving Your Home a Velvety, Matte Finish

We’ve heard of the chalkboard paints and how fun and easy they are to use to create a useful space within your home –  but what’s all the buzz about chalk paint and what’s the difference?

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While chalkboard paint gives us the traditional school-age, black, chalkboard look, feel, and usability, chalk paint comes in a large variety of colors made for painting furniture, floors, and walls to give a matte, velvety finish.

At Exeter Paint + Exeter Paint West, we are proud to carry
Uniquely Exquisite Tintable Chalk Paint. With this brand exclusively available at the Exeter Paint stores you can come in and choose from a wide range of colors for your next outdoor or interior project. Chalk paint can be used on almost any surface from wood to metal to plastics.

Use Chalk Paint in a fun DIY project to revamp an old piece of furniture . . . or your car! 

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Jason Barrat shared his amazing paint job using Chalk Paint with Exeter Paint + Exeter Paint West on Facebook! He chose purple and black tinted chalk paints and revamped his wife’s car.

You can recreate his beautiful, velvety, matte finish with Uniquely Exquisite Tintable Chalk Paint from Exeter Paint! We can mix any range of colors for you at either of our store locations.

Would you be bold enough to paint your car with chalk paint? What about old kitchen cabinets or a dresser? Tell us your Chalk Paint stories in the comments below!