DIY Projects

Wet Distressing

This table was repainted by one of our Painters in Residence, Tricia, and we love how she utilized the wet … 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

Tip of the Week — How to add extra durability to pieces

Chalk Paint is such an incredible, easy and inexpensive way to update a piece. It gives pieces that’s seen better … 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

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

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

Annie Sloan Black Wax

Chalk Paint lovers know how diverse the color choices are in Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan.  But, did you know … continue reading

Before + After – Paloma Chalk Paint

This week’s Before + After features a custom project painted for a customer.  Christina, the manager at Stylish Patina, used … continue reading

Using Chalk Paint on Fabric

We often talk about how versatile Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan is – you can use it on all types … continue reading

Saltwash Project Ideas

Check out these great ideas for DIY projects using Saltwash, a product that we sell at our Falls Church shop! … continue reading

Before + After: Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

This week’s Before + After project was completed by Stylish Patina’s very own Caitlin!  She is a DIY pro who … continue reading

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint: Blue Ombré Effect

As you might know by now, Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan is one of our favorite products at Stylish Patina. … continue reading