crack paint by laying on a thick layer of paint, then blow dry to cook the surface till it cracks. add tinted wax to highlight cracks. try on sample board first. Modern Country Style: How to crackle your Annie Sloan paint AND make coloured waxes.
DIY: Tuscan Faux Paint Technique - easy tutorial on applying this great paint technique to your walls. -- This is for my crazy idea of making a tiny house out of a grain silo. This technique would be perfect on the concrete block interior.
Tips about applying dark wax over clear--drying times, re-activating, and doing dark wax after clear wax has dried. Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Wax Tips - this is an excellent post that has a lot of info on applying the products.
There are a few ways to vary the sheen and finish of duck egg blue Annie Sloan chalk paint. Its a very popular color and it looks great, but if you wonder what different finishes will look like, here are some samples to look at. I sanded each one until
I would recommend doing it outside as it stinks and the rust from the steel wool will stain concrete so do it in a shop or over the road. DIY Vintage Wood Stain look. (How to age new wood). Good for all things wood!