The Sweetest Thing & My First ASCP

No, I’m not referring to the U2 tune, but to my first ASCP project!  Wouldn’t she look perfect in a little girl’s bedroom?

This was my first time using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint.  I visited my local distributor of ASCP, the Little Black Chair, to pick it up last week.  I was so excited to try it.

Yep, what they say is true.  It goes on easily and smoothly without having to sand or prime. You can use it directly over old wax, paint, or varnish.  ASCP is water-based, eco-friendly and highly concentrated to produce extensive covering power (taken right from the can itself).  So I tested it.  I used 2 coats of Antoinette, I did not sand, and it covered beautifully.

The dark bronze hardware didn’t quite fit the new Antoinette color, so I used Kryon’s Dual paint and primer in white satin.  A couple of coats of spray paint later and the drawer pulls finished the sweet look of this soft pink dresser.

Sorry about the sideways pictures.  I can’t get the edit feature in WordPress to work today.  I think this is reminding me that I need to start using photo editing software…AND invest in a DSLR camera.

Here’s what she looked like before.  I bought this dresser 14 years ago for $25.00 at an ARC thrift store.

I’m not quite finished with her.  I still need to distress and use ASCP soft wax in clear, but I couldn’t wait to share my first ASCP project with you!

Have a great weekend!  -Angela

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24 thoughts on “The Sweetest Thing & My First ASCP

  1. Omgoodness! That sounds like the way to go repainting furniture! It turned out great!

    Thanks for sharing this with my NO RULES Weekend Blog Party :)


  2. It really does look lovely. I have a similar set that I am about to paint gray. Aside from that, I have great news for you!

    I just nominated you for a “Liebster Blog Award”! Please check out my latest post:, to participate and nominate your favorite blogs! Have a great weekend!

  3. floridaysmom says:

    Found you via Decorum DIY. I am considering doing my first ASCP job on table in my living room, I can’t wait to see yours with the glaze and distressing, did you put it on with a roller or brush…it looks soooo smooth..loving it!

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