Layering Foil And A Custom Mix of American Paint Clay Chalk Mineral Paints…

So we’ve got these fun metallic foils available, by the foot, available in store and online -

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An easy enough way to add some pop and pizazz to furniture, trim, accents…

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Foils can be applied over a painted surface-

- I don’t foil over an existing furniture finish – I paint or seal the piece first

- over Caromal Colours Reclaim (built in sealer)   let dry 36 hrs before foiling

-  over chalk clay mineral based paints – it will pull right off unless SEALED first.   Do not seal with wax,  as the foil won’t adhere properly,  I seal my American Paint clay mineral paint with APC water based Topcoat Finish.

BE PATIENT.   Don’t paint your piece and topcoat all in four hours and then expect  to foiling five minutes later – your base needs to be cured or the sizing will pull your finish off.

Foils work kindof like kiddy transfer tatoos - you rub them over a sealed, sized, surface – then remove the paper to reveal your finished product.  Most foil patterns do not transfer 100% off the paper – expect about 80-95% transfer.  Because of this, your basecoat color DOES matter as you will see traces of it.

We have a simple video in the works, showing the step by step application of Metallic Foils, and we’ll post that as soon as it’s available.

  1. Make sure surface is sealed.  Pay attention to your basecoat color and how it will play with your foil pattern.
  2. Apply one coat of Sticky Size/ Wunda Size and let set up to a tack (about 15-30 minutes).   You can brush or roll, but be careful of brush strokes as these can relay through to your foiled finish
  3. Lay a sheet of foil over the tacky size, solid size down (you should be looking at your pattern ) and scrub with a coarse scrubber to transfer the foiling.  metallic foils, fabulous finishes paint studio, chalk clay mineral paint, american paint company, caromal colours, reclaim, paitned furniture, workshops, metro detroit, michigan, shop.fabfinisher.com
  4. You can seal with a water or oil based topcoat – I like to use American Paint’s Vintage Dark Wax as it adds a little depth to the finish.  Use a glossier topcoat to create a high sheen, cool over the foils.

Cheetah Foil

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Copper Green Slade

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Weathered Copper

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Click on this photo to read the post about this spiffy little clock table.

I played around on this accent table –   it was white when I got it and I used a black texturebase to create a raised allover stencil design on the top

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I was yearning for something burnt orange, so I cooked up a custom color, using American Paint’s Magenta and Orange Grove

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I brushed on the first coat, then a thinner washed coat, and once dry sealed it with APC Topcoat Finish

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Once  thoroughly dry and cured (obviously I went quicker on this one) I applied one coat of the Sticky Size – it will go on milky and tack up to a clear

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I transferred Woodhaven Gold Metallic Foil onto the top using a scrub brush

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then I drybrushed American Paint Shoreline,  a fabulous bright turquoise – great for adding a nice patina

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It was hard to stop

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and when I was satisfied I realized I’d covered most of the foil :)

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The base got a last wash of the custom burnt orange

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and when it dried I started to lightly sand the finish to clean it up (you can see the right side is sanded and looks powdery)

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I sealed the paint with American Paint’s Vintage Dark Wax

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the bestest, most awesome wax in the world-

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scrub it on

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and waxed the top too

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The wax antiqued that gold foil up nicely

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But then….    it happened.

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I couldn’t live with the orange legs longer than an hour…  I grabbed Born on the Fourth of July, a great dark blue from American Paint, that changes colors as you water it down ,  and painted the whole thing, top and bottom.

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Then I didn’t like the top being the same color as the bottom so I painted the top Cannonball, a black from APC.   Then sanded the bejesus out of it metallic foils, fabulous finishes paint studio, chalk clay mineral paint, american paint company, caromal colours, reclaim, painted furniture, workshops, metro detroit, michigan, shop.fabfinisher.com

and waxed the whole thing one more time, this time with American’s Clear Wax

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So much for foiling the top!   The cool thing, though, is – you can ‘see’ spots, here and there,  in the top finish,  of the gold foil…metallic foils, fabulous finishes paint studio, chalk clay mineral paint, american paint company, caromal colours, reclaim, painted furniture, workshops, metro detroit, michigan, shop.fabfinisher.com

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Love it now!

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YOU

WAITING

FOR?

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COME LEarn WITH US

BE  inSPIRED  with  US

You can find our workshop details  here  Workshops.

If you’re looking to paint with guidance, learn new products and techniques, or just looking for a great night out with friends or hubbies, check us out – I promise, you will not be disappointed!

If you’re in the Metro Detroit stop by and visit-

we’ve got a great variety of paints to fit your EVERY need!

 Monday    closed

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday  10am-5pm

Thursday   10am – 630pm

Saturday  10am – 4pm

NEED PAINT?  

We ship , everywhere  even international!

We realize that people that WANT to create don’t have our cool paints offered in their neck of the woods  -  if this describes you,  please do us a favor and check out our online store – we strive to offer everything we can that will make your creating an easy and fun process.   Our customers from afar are just as important as our local customers -  when you shop with us we will be committed to helping you every step of the way.

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We are a full service retailer competitively priced

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Resurection Sunday, New Life.

When I was a kid Easter was more about waking to an egg hunt, eating chocolates and jelly beans, and wearing a new hat and tights to church.    As an adult it changes,  I can’t get through Holy Week without kleenex in my purse.

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I’ve been doing a bit of soul searching this last couple months…  without even realizing it, trying to figure out WHAT is going on in my life and how to have some semblance of order… do you ever get to a point where you are certain your priorities aren’t in order?

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I dedicate a lot, lot, lot, and more, of my time and effort to my business.  Being self employed demands that, and I’m all in – at least I love what I do.   Equally important for me is building a customer base online, after all, part of my business consists of the revenue from outbound shipping to our customers that shop for their paint needs online.

My blog will be six years old this year , with almost 1200 posts to date.   Can you believe?  I’ve always loved sharing stories, ideas, photos.  Ask anyone that blogs and they’ll tell you-   creating a post takes time – some posts take several days to finish, depending on how many pictures I’m sharing.    Yes, creating posts takes commitment and time,   but in the end my time and efforts pay off, as I’ve met many online customers this way.

I want to continue posting and sharing,  and answering questions that my customers pose – but I need to draw the line – and please don’t be offended by this –   if I don’t set limits here, then I’ll be no good for anyone -

If you are here to get ideas, learn about products, techniques,  BUT purchase your product needs from somewhere else,  I hope my blog can help you.  Grab a cup of coffee, and peruse the posts, the categories or search box can help direct you to something more specific,  but YOU need to take YOUR time to read through the posts, because more than likely you will find your answers there.  If you can’t find what you are looking for,  then you really need to pose your questions to the retailer you purchased your paints from.

I can’t begin to tell you how many emails and calls I get from readers, asking simple questions, complex questions,  or design advice about a specific paint that they purchased from their local retailer.      WHY ARE YOU NOT ASKING THE RETAILER YOU ARE BUYING THE PAINTS FROM????  Sorry, but it is our responsibility, as retailers, to be educated and informed so we can confidently support our customer base.

While I’d LOVE to continue answering these questions,  I don’t have enough hours in my day  –    not without slighting the customers that do order from me,  and not without stealing the little bit of precious family time, and Patty time that I need in my life, in order to keep hold of my sanity.

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If you have no desire to shop with us, but are still interested in asking for my design / product advise -  email me requesting a good time to hook up, via a phone consult, and we can schedule a session that works for both of us.  I would be happy to answer your questions, and  I charge for my time and expertise.    My standard rate is $100/hour, and will be charged in 15 minute increments.

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So where have I been hiding the last month?   Store, workshops, getting through year end tax preparation,  starting to realize the many obligations required for a graduating senior,   one being a Spring Break to Riveria Maya, Mexico -

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we went along, knocking out some marketing work, and spent our free time in a chair by the pool, dodging teenagers :)

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It was nice to get away,  I came home with a horrible case of sun poisoning and am STILL itching like a mad woman.   I feel like someone has a voodoo doll of me and they’re poking pins in my upper back – it’s been over a week since I’ve been in the sun,  that irritation needs to go away!

Last week we rolled right into two workshops

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and two more are coming up this week – it’s that time of year when people (and  tired furniture) come out hibernation  :)    We’ve got three paint-a-piece workshops scheduled in May, two are sold out and the third almost…   I’ll be working this week on our summer schedule -

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Tomorrow begins my computer and camera memory stick’s SPRING CLEAN.

aI’ve got so many projects piled up to share,  and I’m in the process of changing over from PC to MAC  (bare with me)  – my goal is to get all these prior projects posted here, so I can start clean and fresh off my new computer. ( the next goal after that, to learn how to maneuver a MAC!)

Have a great week,  He has Risen, Alleluia!

WHAT

ARE

YOU

WAITING

FOR?

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COME LEarn WITH US

BE  inSPIRED  with  US

You can find our workshop details  here  Workshops.

If you’re looking to paint with guidance, learn new products and techniques, or just looking for a great night out with friends or hubbies, check us out – I promise, you will not be disappointed!

If you’re in the Metro Detroit stop by and visit-

we’ve got a great variety of paints to fit your EVERY need!

 Monday    closed

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday  10am-5pm

Thursday   10am – 630pm

Saturday  10am – 4pm

NEED PAINT?  

We ship , everywhere  even international!

We realize that people that WANT to create don’t have our cool paints offered in their neck of the woods  -  if this describes you,  please do us a favor and check out our online store – we strive to offer everything we can that will make your creating an easy and fun process.   Our customers from afar are just as important as our local customers -  when you shop with us we will be committed to helping you every step of the way.

shop.fabfinisher.com

We are a full service retailer competitively priced

AMERICAN PAINT COMPANY CHALK/CLAY PAINTS

CAROMAL COLOURS

RECLAIM BEYOND PAINT

BEAUTIFUL , FINISHES BY M HARRELL

BRUSHES, SUNDRIES, STENCILS

If you want to place an order, click on the  store button below.

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A Vintage Chair’s Clay Mineral Chalk Paint Foiled By Fabric

Our silly story begins ….

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with this old CHAIR

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It was soon after our foils arrived

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Like this -

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then I grabbed one of our new Metallic Foil Patterns - Pewter Bark,  and transferred it to the seat using a scrub brush

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Then I started painting the chair with American Paint Companys Cannonball (a black),  Saddle (a brown), and a little Limoge (cream)

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Mostly black with some brown, brushed on together…

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Impatient me, fast drying, to see if the color will work…

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Sanding the flat surfaces – optional, but I explain to my customers that this step will take your finish from painted to professional…

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Same brush, applying American Paint Company’s F A B U L O U S Vintage Wax

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No, it’s real name isn’t Fabulous Vintage Wax,  but it should be – it’s the easiest wax I’ve found to use.   Because of it’s all natural  properties, you’ll find no smell or toxins or irritants.   On this chair I used the Vintage Clear Wax and tinted it to two colors , one batch with APC Black Mica and one batch with APC Gold Mica-

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It all went on,  one brush, both colors at a time…    Brush in sparingly, and wipe the excess off -

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a few hours later it will be dry enough to buff to a lovely sheen -

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Deciding if I like it…

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If you notice, I’ve only waxed and buffed the top portion… maybe something in my sub conscience was telling me it wasn’t right…

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It was the foiled seat.   I liked the chair finish, but not the foil with it – so I got the Sticky Size back out and gave it another coat  -

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this time I gilded the seat with Copper Leaf-

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Copper leaf’d the seat pad

and liked it so much , that I covered it with fabric!

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veggie tale

What happened?  Once the paint finish came together,  it changed the whole look, and I noticed how pretty the chair was…. here was a pretty chair with a vinyl pad!    After all, a vinyl pad is a vinyl pad even if its foiled or leaf’d, right?

It hit me  -  I HAD to make the seat pretty

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Lovely neutral fabric, and the perfect trim , complimenting the paint finish

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NOW I can wax the rest of the chair :)

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Wax on…

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Wax off…

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and the chair is complete.

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Pretty finish, pretty color, pretty seat – great  bones…  didn’t stick around long!

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Have you tried American Paint Company all natural Clay Mineral Chalk Paints?  If not, you should. The natural earthborn clay and pigments in this paint help create a really pretty, and even better,  CLEAN, GREEN finish.    A great color palette,  finish options for sealing and protection – APC Topcoat Finish (all natural, water based) and APC Vintage Waxes (all natural, fast drying, quick buffing) – all offering ease of use.

If you’re in the Metro Detroit stop by and visit-

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BE  inSPIRED  with  US

We offer workshop of all kinds, including one to paint and glaze cabinet doors -  details here  Workshops.

If you’re looking to paint with guidance, learn new products and techniques, or just looking for a great night out with friends or hubbies, check us out – I promise, you will not be disappointed!

 Monday    closed

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday  10am-5pm

Thursday   10am – 630pm

Saturday  10am – 4pm

NEED PAINT?  

We ship , everywhere  even international!

We realize that people that WANT to create don’t have our cool paints offered in their neck of the woods  -  if this describes you,  please do us a favor and check out our online store – we strive to offer everything we can that will make your creating an easy and fun process.   Our customers from afar are just as important as our local customers -  when you shop with us we will be committed to helping you every step of the way.

shop.fabfinisher.com

We are a full service retailer competitively priced

AMERICAN PAINT COMPANY CHALK/CLAY PAINTS

CAROMAL COLOURS

RECLAIM BEYOND PAINT

BEAUTIFUL , FINISHES BY M HARRELL

BRUSHES, SUNDRIES, STENCILS

If you want to place an order, click on the  store button below.

chalk clay paint, caromal colours, reclaim, fabulous finishes, shop online, shop.fabfinisher.com

Joey Reclaims His Kitchen Cabinets – The Caromal Colours Way!

This is a great example of  what you can transform an oak kitchen to, with some Reclaim Off White Paint and Antiquing Glaze-

Ms. Henning,

Thank you for your help with all my questions about using the Reclaim paint I purchased through your website!  I am all done and we are thrilled with the results!

Just wanted to share a before pic (from right after we had our new countertops put in before we moved in last year) to show what the cabinets used to look like and a few after ones….thanks again for your help and reassurance along the way!

I used the Reclaim Off White with the Reclaim Antiquing Glaze and ended up using a deglosser because of the waxy finish to the cabinets and everything went great!     Joey

 

shop.fabfinisher.com, reclaim paint, caromal colours, antiquing glaze, fabulous finishes, offwhite, paint oak cabinets, no sanding stripping priming

shop.fabfinisher.com, reclaim paint, caromal colours, antiquing glaze, fabulous finishes, offwhite, paint oak cabinets, no sanding stripping priming

This is a totally updated kitchen – if it was me I’d do the same-  spend the $$ on the counters, and tackle the cab’s myself…

shop.fabfinisher.com, reclaim paint, caromal colours, antiquing glaze, fabulous finishes, offwhite, paint oak cabinets, no sanding stripping priming

Love it!  Thanks for sharing!

 

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Fabulous finishes, metro detroit, painted furniture,mineral clay chalk paint,american paint company, caromal colours, textured basecoat, reclaim, shop.fabfinisher.com

COME LEarn WITH US

BE  inSPIRED  with  US

We offer workshop of all kinds, including one to paint and glaze cabinet doors -  details here  Workshops.

If you’re looking to paint with guidance, learn new products and techniques, or just looking for a great night out with friends or hubbies, check us out – I promise, you will not be disappointed!

If you’re in the Metro Detroit stop by and visit-

we’ve got a great variety of paints to fit your EVERY need!

 Monday    closed

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday  10am-5pm

Thursday   10am – 630pm

Saturday  10am – 4pm

NEED PAINT?  

We ship , everywhere  even international!

We realize that people that WANT to create don’t have our cool paints offered in their neck of the woods  -  if this describes you,  please do us a favor and check out our online store – we strive to offer everything we can that will make your creating an easy and fun process.   Our customers from afar are just as important as our local customers -  when you shop with us we will be committed to helping you every step of the way.

shop.fabfinisher.com

We are a full service retailer competitively priced

AMERICAN PAINT COMPANY CHALK/CLAY PAINTS

CAROMAL COLOURS

RECLAIM BEYOND PAINT

BEAUTIFUL , FINISHES BY M HARRELL

BRUSHES, SUNDRIES, STENCILS

If you want to place an order, click on the  store button below.

chalk clay paint, caromal colours, reclaim, fabulous finishes, shop online, shop.fabfinisher.com