DIY Projects

Make It, Take It Booth at the Capital Home Show

We are excited to announce that Stylish Patina will be running the DIY Make It Take It Booth at the … continue reading

Creating an Ombre Effect

By now, many of you fellow Annie Sloan fanatics have probably seen the work of Annie’s newest painter in Residence, Ildiko … continue reading

Before & After

By now you all know that we love the look of a two-tone distress. Especially when it’s done in two … continue reading

Why you shouldn’t be afraid of Dark Wax

The dark waxes can be so intimidating—full disclosure, we still get a rush of nerves every time we use it. … continue reading

Color Recipe of the Week: Eggplant

Being that it’s now officially Fall (that is we’ve had a couple weeks of Fall-worthy weather), we decided it was … continue reading

Color Washing

Color washing is such a fun technique and is a great way to either add a pop of color to … continue reading

Color Recipe of the Week : Navy Blue!

As many of you may have noticed, this year, Navy blue seems to have exploded. It’s on every designers color … continue reading

How to get the “Restoration Hardware” Look

The craze around the aged looking, grey toned wood found at Restoration hardware (featured in their table above) has led … continue reading

Before & After: Napoleonic Buffet

This week’s before an after comes from Stylish Patina’s manager and painting expert, Christina. She took this beautiful piece and … continue reading

Before & After — Painting Fabric

This week’s Before & After comes from Lisa in Old Town Alexandria. Lisa suddenly found her tastes in furniture shifting … continue reading

Introducing Lem Lem

Have you heard the news?! Annie Sloan has teamed up with OxFam to create a new ChalkPaint color called Lem … continue reading

Tip of the Week – Geometric Patterns

This piece was painted by Annie Sloan’s Painter in Residence Johnathan Marc Mendes and we are so inspired by it! … continue reading

Go High Style Glam!

Today we want to chat about how you can get that High Style look on a budget! There’s a misconception … continue reading

Color Recipe of the Week – Peacock

This week’s color recipe was inspired by the gorgeous Peacock Dresser  for sale at our Falls Church City store. So … continue reading

The Two Tone Distress

It can be intimidating to take the plunge and go bold on your color choice and sometimes your space may … continue reading

Gilding Wax Video Tutorial

Happy Friday I wanted to share this new video tutorial from Annie Sloan about using gilding wax. I LOVE gilding … continue reading

September 2nd Chalk Paint Class!

Join us September 2nd 10-12 at our Mosaic District Shop to the learn the ins and outs of how to use … continue reading

Annie Sloan Featured in Architectural Digest

If you follow Stylish Patina or the blog, you probably know how much we love Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan! … continue reading