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A Great 2013, Ending With A Crappy CeCe Caldwell Ultimatum, But We Will Persevere!

I hope everyone took a little break, to settle back and enjoy the presence of the season….

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I’m so last minute –  shopping, planning, wrapping, table setting –  this year I was the host for our family gathering.  Once the last day of work ended I  TUNED OUT work and shifted my focus to home life.

 Thank you God, for all your good blessings…

Unfortunately, we received a spirit dampening phone call from CeCe Caldwell  earlier this month –  one of our clay/mineral/chalk based paint suppliers.

In a nutshell, the phone call:

“So sorry but you gotta choose –  us or them  (any ‘like product or competitor”  must go) – you have until Dec 15th to decide…

Let me back up and explain – In the beginning, CeCe Caldwell set herself apart from other companies, by not forcing EXCLUSIVITY on their retailers –

“… we would never tell you that you cannot carry other brands or lines. “

It worked like this –

Hey, we’d love you to have you carry only our kind of paints/finishes, and if you do we’ll give you an exclusive territory.     IF you choose to carry other, similar, products/finishes  you will NOT have an exclusive territory  BUT you can still sell the CeCe Caldwell’s Paints and we  hope that you will continue to do so.

So, whats this  “So sorry but you gotta choose –  us or them  (any ‘like product or competitor”  must go) – you have until Dec 15th to decide…  mean?

Well, now they are demanding EXCLUSIVITY from their retailers.  For Fabulous Finishes Studio that means keep CeCe Caldwell but get rid of  American Paint Company,  and get rid of Beautiful (a line of topcoats/finishes).  They claim Caromal Colours is  ‘okay’.  Really?  For how long?  Until you decide, months from now, that they are also a threat to you?

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I was floored…   I’ve been on board with CeCe since early times. I’ve helped market and promote their products, blogging, video’ing, teaching ….  I’ve sold big for them, and even when I brought on American Paint Company in April, my sales did not decline one penny.   So why this sudden ultimatum?    You are requiring your retailers to ONLY carry your products?  No competing ‘like’ products, no competing topcoats, waxes, glazes?

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They didn’t offer much of a reason – other than  ‘customers are confused’.   At what?  Options?  Different waxes or topcoats? Differences in paint?   We answer questions all the time –  I wouldn’t describe our customers, or those inquiring as ‘confused’,  instead I’d say they want to be educated –  ‘what is this?’ what is that?’ what is the difference?’

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IS that so bad?

“So sorry but you gotta choose –  us or them  (any ‘like product or competitor”  must go) – you have until Dec 15th to decide…

I was going to just make my  decision, and move forward, whats done is done,  water under the bridge, blah blah blah ….but  I feel I owe a truthful explanation to my customers and readers – as to why I chose to end my retail relationship with CeCeCaldwell.

#1)  I don’t like EXCLUSIVITY.  Not in this business.    My career in paints and finishes started years ago with Faux Effects, a great line of professional faux finishing products.  Their retailers were forced to be exclusive.   I walked away from that first week of training, believing that Faux Effects was the do all end all in faux finishing products – the ONLY products that would allow me to create that ultimate finish.

A year later I decided to attend a decorative products convention in Chicago.  There I was introduced to  more manufacturers than I can remember –  I felt like a kid in a candy store!   It was freeing,  and exciting,  seeing other products, other possibilities….   it didn’t mean I was DITCHING Faux Effects –  they had some excellent products, and those I NEVER wavered from  –  buy I appreciated options, and if another product line had a better ‘option’  then I’d grab it.

Head into a Home Depot or Lowes, and ask something simple like ‘ whats the best topcoat for a painted floor?’  – and they’ll tell you.  They’ve got many brands/products to choose from, but they’ll give you their educated answer of what they prefer and why.

That is me.   That is true to me.   Honesty.  Guidance. Direction.  Helping a homeowner get from A to B the easiest way, with the best results.

Fabulous Finishes carries a number of product lines – Caromal Colours,  CeCe Caldwell, American Paint Company,  Beautiful…  Some customers order only CeCe products – some only APC – they know what they like, and that’s perfect, and easy for us.   Others may decide they want to try something different, it might be a color,  a texture,  it might be different topcoat – it might be that they want to re-create a finish that they saw in our store  – we’ve got those folks covered too.

EXCLUSIVITY serves CeCe Caldwell, not the customer.

#2) I can’t promote products I don’t believe in. 

I had to decide which products I could go the long haul with  –  CeCe Caldwell or American Paint.    The paints, to me,  are similar enough –   both zero voc, all natural, with a mineral clay and chalk base – which I prefer.  CeCe adds a ‘secret ingredient’ to thin it down,  American keeps their formula unaltered (if I want it thinned down I add my own water 🙂 ) .  A good number of colors are dead ringers for each other

AMERICAN PAINT CO     :   CE CE CALDWELL

UNCLE SAM  :   SIMPLY WHITE

HOME PLATE   :   VINTAGE WHITE

SMOKE SIGNAL :  SEATTLE MIST

FREEDOM ROAD   :   PITTSBURGH GRAY

WILD HORSES  : VIRGINIA CHESTNUT

RUSHMORE  :  YOUNG KANSAS WHEAT

AMBER WAVES OF GRAIN  : CALIFORNIA GOLD

BEACH GLASS : DESTIN GULF

NATIONAL FOREST  :  MICHIGAN PINE

DOLLAR BILL :   SMOKEY MOUNTAIN GRAY

DESERT CACTUS  : CINCO BAYOU MOSS

CANNON BALL  :  BECKLEY COAL

The rest of the colors of each line are unique.    Having used CeCe paints for 2 years,  I was more accustomed to their paint color palette, as were my customers.     I would have said the company with the edge on colors liked was CeCe – except several things happened-

  • CeCe discontinued  Texas Prairie.  And Portland Rose.  And Mesa Sunset. And Mississippi Mud.   Those were some of my favorites….
  • and American Paint Company introduced 12 new European inspired colors, in  The Ellis Collection –

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Crushed Tea, Waistcoat, Peacock, and Voyage are intoxicating…  Leather Boots is FINALLY a real brown…..   Limoges, watered down, is my previous favorite CeCe Dover White.   Cameo is the softest, palest perfect pink,  even better than my much loved discontinued CeCe Portland Rose – because its truly pale pink, no touch of peach.

So PAINT wise,  both lines would be my  choice if I was looking to use the chalk/clay/mineral base DIY  easy paints – they both deliver with with a clay mineral chalk base, and are both ALL green with ZERO voc’s.   Colors – well I reviewed that above, but as of now APC has more colors at the top of my ‘go to’  list.    I could, and would have, still promoted them both – equally.

The FINISHES, on the other hand, are a different story.  The FINISHES  are what made my decision to move forward with American Paint an easy one…

When CeCe Caldwell debuted,  they offered the Clear Wax, a Dark Aging Wax (now called Aging Creme) and Satin Finish (a non wax topcoat option).    In early 2013 they changed where they were getting their supply.  Ever since,  the Clear Wax and Satin Finish have been, it seems,  less available.   To combat this, CeCe came up other topcoat options to offer –  Waxing Creme and the Endurance Finish (a non wax LOW VOC topcoat option).

American Paint Company hit the market in Spring 2013.   Their FINISHES lineup included  a Vintage Clear Wax,  Vintage Dark Wax,  and Topcoat Finish (a non wax topcoat option).

This is how I explain the finishes:

  • CeCe’s original Clear Wax is the same wax as American Paint Company’s Vintage Clear Wax.   Same wax different label.  It makes sense,  APC’s parent company was CeCe’s original supply chain.    IMO its the best all natural wax on the market.  I promoted both equally – it has no smell, glides on freely,  dries fast, and buffs to a lovely sheen.      For me,  I can’t use these paints without having one of these waxes.
  • CeCe’s Waxing Creme  is their newer wax.    I am not a fan of this wax, I dont care for the smell, I don’t find it as easy to use, and even though its deemed ‘natural’  I feel like its not.    I know – there are people writing reviews on how they LOVE the waxing creme,  how they think its BETTER than the original Clear Wax …     which of those reviews ARENT from a CeCe Retailer?   Is THIS the wax that is forefront, because CeCe’s Clear Wax will soon be phased out?   I was actually told  I WAS PROBABLY NOT NOT USING THIS WAX PROPERLY, IF I KNEW HOW TO USE IT  RIGHT,   I’D LOVE IT…    Seriously?   Let’s put my skill level of finishing, and product education up against yours, and decide who is more apt to know HOW to apply a wax to a paint finish.
  • CeCe’s Dark Aging Creme , is nothing like American’s Vintage Dark Wax.   CeCe’s  Dark Aging Creme is an altered version of the Clear Wax ( Olive Oil is added, not sure what else) but  it doesn’t dry completely,  it doesn’t buff to as shiny a wax sheen. We’ve had user complaints from it. I haven’t been a fan since day 1.   American Paint Co’s Vintage Dark Wax -it’s JUST like the Clear Wax, only with tint added…   it dries quick, and buffs to a nice sheen, JUST like the Clear Wax, only its tinted.    Winner,  APC,  hands down.
  • CeCe’s Satin Finish  is like American Paint Company’s Topcoat Finish,  only APC’s Topcoat Finish is better.  They both are great all natural EASY options to waxing, offering a hard topcoat when it cures.  I never used the Satin Finish full strength – it was too thick for my liking,  but you were allowed to dilute it, and dilute it I did.  My customers loved the Satin Finish (which I think is also on it’s way out…)      American’s Topcoat Finish came on board and went viral.  It was literally like brushing on water.  There was no need to water it down, to lessen the thickness – it was perfectly easy right out of the container.    Not diluting it meant another thing – it was more durable than the Satin Finish.     End result?  If I have APC Topcoat I use that, if I’m out I’ll use CeCe Satin Finish.   Both are great all natural topcoat options for absorbent paints.
  • CeCe Caldwell Endurance Finish – an alternative To Satin Finish, that isn’t  all natural zero voc.   To be honest, I haven’t put much time and effort  into using it – there are so many ”low voc’ topcoat options (Beautiful offers a good selection) – I prefer the all natural options.   I prefer EASY.  Brush on. Dry. Brush on again.   The Endurance label is daunting:

Up to six layers can be used for the ultimate protection of a surface. To apply, always work in the direction of the grain, using a foam brush, staining pad or high quality synthetic brush. Apply thin, even layers. Allow each layer to dry completely prior to application of the next layer. After every second layer, lightly sand with a very fine sandpaper or piece of brown kraft paper. Burnish your final coat with a piece of brown kraft paper (a grocery bag is great, low cost source of kraft paper, but use unprinted side). Use 4-6 layers on surfaces such as a the tops of a family dining table, coffee table or end table.

You lost me after ‘six layers’.

So, back to the  #2) I can’t promote products I don’t believe in.

If I chose to stay with CeCaldwell,  I’d be fine promoting the paints.  Even if I knew for certain they were keeping the Clear Wax and Satin Finish.  But my gut tells me those 2 products aren’t going to be around for long.    So……

could I confidently retail CeCe Paints and ‘Waxing Creme and ‘Endurance Finish’ and ‘Dark Aging Creme’ as my only topcoat options?

Nope.

I move forward, with American Paint Company, and Caromal Colours, and Beautiful –  a fabulous  mix of colors,textures,  ultimate finish options…  2014 will be a fun ride – we’re creating interest, and excitement, and I’m honored to be a part of that.

I wish all my CeCe Caldwell customers the best –   we all are entitled to our own opinions, and I realize that some are dedicated to 100% CeCe Caldwell.  Hopefully if you are one of them,  PLEASE  take advantage of our CECE CALDWELL PRODUCTS SALES –  discounting it all until its gone. (check our online store for full options)

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Painted Metallic Pieces I Need To Pin – Past, and My Current Favorite Silver Transformation…

On a roll, getting all these pictures grouped and posted  – it feels good to be making progress , scratching items off the TO DO list…

My 2 previous posts were on my past chalk/clay paint creations and my Caromal Colours pieces.  This post is dedicated to metallic related furniture pieces that I’ve finished.

My  previous life, when work was creating pretty finishes on walls and ceilings,  I loved using metallics – metallic paints, glazes, waxes, foils, leaf…

I  transformed this  client’s fireplace mantel from white to antiqued silver

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Based it black

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then applied the metallic…

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then antiqued it and voila….

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This was a dining room ceiling I gilded using gold leaf schabin. My first (and only) work that landed in a book 🙂

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A medallion I refinished using a dark base and metallics over top.

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Another gilded broken schabin dome – this one Silver Leaf – also gilded the crown and finished the walls…

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A foyer medallion, basepainted black and then finished with metallics and glazes.

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A big dome I gold leafed, up on scaffold having fun 🙂

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Made by Dixie, this bedroom suite was like new.  It’s original state was antique whitewash.  I based it with Caromal Reclaim Mocha, applied my metallic finish on the base, and then wood grained the top-

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Dixie Triple dresser going metallic.

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Metallic Silver Finish, with a Toning Glaze. I added an allover broken stencil to the drawer fronts, then blinged out the hardware and woodwork accents.

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Metallic Silver Finish, with a Toning Glaze. I added an allover broken stencil to the drawer fronts, then blinged out the hardware and woodwork accents.

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Metallic Silver Finish, with a Toning Glaze. I added an allover broken stencil to the drawer fronts, then blinged out the hardware and woodwork accents.

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Love adding crystals to hightlight hardware or other highlights on a furniture piece.

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One of my favorite ‘adds’ – woodgraining my furniture tops. I am eternally grateful to my Scottish finisher friend Cait who taught me how!

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My favorite silver metallic piece so far…

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Notice even the feets have crystals to dress them up.

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Another recent pair of Thomasville nightstands – I finished in an antiqued silver then did a textured hide metallic finish on the tops  and drawer fronts.  You can find my how to video for the hide in my video section –

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Thomasville night stands I finished in an antiqued silver metallic, with textured hide tops and drawer fronts.

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Thomasville night stands I finished in an antiqued silver metallic, with textured hide tops and drawer fronts.

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Antique silver metallic finish with toning glaze, with textured hide tops and drawer fronts. Added swarovski crystals to the pulls.

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Thomasville night stands I finished in an antiqued silver metallic, with textured hide tops and drawer fronts.

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Another bedroom suite, this one Drexel – I refinished in a subtle white chalk/clay paint, and added the metallic textured hide to the nightstand tops and drawer fronts.

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A residental bedroom bath suite – I refinished the vanity using a Reclaim base, silver metallic blend, and a Toner.

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An accent table that went silver with a bronze all over lace stencil.

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A vintage waterfall vanity that I refinished with a metallic silver finish.

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Sofa table finished, first layer Caromal Textured Basecoat Candy Apple, Metallic Silver Blend, Sanded, Toner.

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Sofa table finished, first layer Caromal Textured Basecoat Candy Apple, Metallic Silver Blend, Sanded, Toner.

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A bronze metallic dressing table. First coat Caromal Textured Basecoat Peppercorn, bronze metallic paint, sand, Toner.

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Added some bling…

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A bronze metallic dressing table. First coat Caromal Textured Basecoat Peppercorn, bronze metallic paint, sand, Toner.

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Used the same metallic bronze to do a houndstooth stencil pattern on and in drawer.

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I gold leafed this dresser, then applied a black allover stencil, antiqued it all, and added crystals to finish it off.

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I used black plaster on the top and created a hide effect – I gold leafed the dresser, applied a black allover stencil, antiqued it, and added crystals to finish it off.

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A pair of silver leafed chairs. Reclaim Mocha, Caromal Sticky Size, Silver Leaf, Toner

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Another dresser I finished in an antiqued silver. Added a side stencil using Toner. Added glam with new hardware and swarovski crystals.

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Another dresser I finished in an antiqued silver. Added a side stencil using Toner. Added glam with new hardware and swarovski crystals.

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I refinished the original handles — so pretty…. added a few crystal to them.

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Another metallic textured hide top, this one in a champagne gold.

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Loved this little accent table – top in metallic hide, base in silver blend with glaze

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A close up…

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Another waterfall vanity – first layer reclaim mocha, second layer metallic silver blend, third layer toner.

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This is such a pretty vintage piece, in great condition, including the glass.

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Buyer fell through, this piece is back on the market. $850 with chair.

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Love this chair… I don’t get many vanities with the original chair…

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My favorite silver vintage vanity…

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A silver metallic finish I completed on a customer’s chest…

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Always finding a way to incorporate crystal bling

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A silver metallic finish on a mirror, with soft white stenciling, completed for a customer.

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One of my favorite pieces, I based in Reclaim Mocha, applied a metallic silver blend, then an allover bronze stencil, and then swarovski crystals added purposefully.

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close up of the silver and bronze finish dresser. Swarovski crystals.

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The top I did a textured hide with plaster, painted it bronze and added black highlights. To finish it off I applied an epoxy finish. Totally custom.

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Another set of silver leafed chairs.

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Added new fabric, and finished them off with beaded trim.

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This little stool I punched up with a fun top – used Caromal Textured Basecoat Peppercorn, brushed it on then pulled it with a wall paper brush to strie. Dry brushed a gold metallic, sanded then toned.

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A set of 10 mirrors that I refinished for a salon, using Caromal Textured Basecoat Peppercorn, topped with bronze, the roping with silver, sanded and toned.

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Another pair of vintage mahogany end tables, texture topped and silvered metallic base.

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texture topped and silvered metallic base.

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Painted Pieces I Need To Pin – Caromal Colours Paint Projects

This is my second post,  trying to get all my old projects pinned to my Pinterest boards.    The first was my chalk/clay paint pieces (my last post),  this one –  Caromal Colours DIY paint pieces.

Five years ago, when I was introduced to Caromal Colours,   not many knew who they were or what they offered.  I was very active with my faux finishing business,  and found out about them through a friend.  I went out east to learn their products, and came back to Michigan ready to spread the word about amazing products that adhered to pretty much ANYTHING  with no sanding, stripping or priming.  Note, this was WELL before the word  ‘chalk paint’  surfaced in the states.   (a funny – guess what ingredient is in their paint? 🙂  )

Caromal offers 2 product lines  –  a Country Living line featuring textured basecoat paints, glazes,  a simple plaster, gilding products, and even a line of stencils.   They also offer the Reclaim line, an all in one (including sealer) roll on paint making paint application even easier.   All of their paints are water based, no smell and low VOC.    I love their products – my customers love their products –  take a look at these pictures and see what you can do,  then get your hands on their paint if you haven’t – I guarantee you will love it too!

PS)   they are FABULOUS under chalk and clay based paints.

No particular  order here,

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Textured Basecoat Parchment with Toning Glaze over a gold mirror

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Textured Basecoat Parchment with Toning Glaze over a gold mirror

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Original door was blueish green, used Textured Basecoat Putty,then stenciled words in metallic gold, then Caromal Chipping Creme, then TB Wisteria, sanded, then Caromal Coffee Glaze

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Caromal Textured basecoat Cobblestone, Chipping Creme, TB Peppercorn, sanded, Toner.

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How crazy is this,  – I was having a hard time finding a round  table for our new house , so I took this one from the showroom and refinished it – AGAIN!

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Then, all that was left were the chairs…. and they sat lonely for quite awhile…   until I realized that I could use 2 with a side table I had down in our basement

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so I used Textured Basecoat Paprika on the old olive backing (leather or plether, not sure) , used white on the spindles,  and I was all set 🙂

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One of the very first pieces I did – Textured Basecoat Colonial Blue, TB Wisteria Stencil embedded, Chipping Creme, TB Parchment, sand, Toner

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This was my daughter’s old creme furniture – we painted it Reclaim Licorice and added silver zebra accents. (I also Aurastoned the tops)

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The old brass chandelier I picked up at Habitat Restore – painted it with a layer of Caromal Textured Basecoat Chocolate, then drybrushed a silver blend metallic over it, then antiqued it using Caromal’s Toner. Lastly, blinged it out attaching crystals, pretty ribbon and poupourri

chalk clay mineral paint metal vases vintage holiday decor fabulous finishes cece caldwell

Love this chandelier revamp – when customers ask if it’s for sale we say NOPE!

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This glass table STILL gets alot of attention. I applied an allover stencil using on eof Caromal’s Stencils and the Textured Basecoat Chocolate. It sticks like cement. Good luck getting it off – you wont’!

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Over the dried paint I applied Caromal Sticky Size, then adhered a few foil colors (gold, bronze, iridescent) – for fun…

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No, it wasn’t even topcoated – trust me, it isn’t going anywhere! I clean by applying windex to my rag, then wiping.

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A mirror I layered using Caromal Textured Basecoat Paprika with Mustard, Caromal Chipping Creme, TB Peppercorn, sanded, Caromal Toner

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Another door, Textured Basecoat Bayberry and Colonial Blue, TB Putty, Metallics in silver shades, Caromal Toner

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Textured basecoat Colonial Blue, Chipping Creme, Wisteria

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Embedded a stencil on the flat panels and topped it off with Swarovski crystals…

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Textured Basecoat Paprika, embedded stencil wtih TB Peppercorn, Chipping Creme, Reclaim Pebble, Sanded, Black Glaze

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Previous finish cream washed oak – used Caromal Textured Basecoat Mustard, sanded back to cream, ,sealed. Used one quart.

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Close up TB Mustard.

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Textured Basecoat Parchment with Toner

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Knob was the inspiration…

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Caromal Textured Basecoat Huckleberry, Chpping Creme, TB Wisteria, sanded.

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Great primitive cabinet – Caromal Textured Basecoat Paprika, chipping creme, TB Mustard, sanded, toner

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Copper leafed this little accent table, with toner.

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Caromal Textured basecoat Parchment, with Coffee Glaze. Stenciled in Toner.

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For fun, my daughter’s old beat up cork board – painted it Reclaim Mocha, then zebra stenciled it all over with metallic silver.

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This was the first time I’d tried the Textured Basecoats under metallics – and fell in serious love. TB Chocolate, stippled. Metallic Champagne dry brushed over top. Sanded, antiqued with Caromal Toner.

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Love it, and have turned many on to this finish – almost one per workshop choose to do a similiar finish – quick, easy, beautiful!

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Textured Basecoat Candy Apple, Chipping Creme, TB Bayberry, sanded, toner

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Stacked tables done with TB Peppercorn, Cobblestone, Paprika, Parchment and toner – layered, dry brushed, stenciled – any which way.

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Reclaim Versailles, with metallic stencil and pretty gold bead trim I glued on.  Napkin below stenciled with Reclaim Pebble – Reclaim has a built in sealer!

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Caromal Textured Basecoat Candy Apple, embedded stencil in TB Peppercorn, with Toner.

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Caromal Textured Basecoat Chocolate,Chipping Creme, TB Mustard, sanded, Toner. Chair stenciled with Reclaim Mocha

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Caromal Textured Basecoat Paprika, Chipping Creme, Reclaim Pebble, Toner

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Accent shelf Caromal Textured Basecoat Chocolate, Chipping Creme, TB Parchment, sanded, Toner

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Caromal Textured Basecoat Parchment, Chipping Creme, TB Mustard, sanded, toner

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Stools – one Textured Basecoat Cobblestone base, the other Textured Basecoat Pumpkin base, then Chipping Creme, TB Peppercorn, sanded, Toner

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Caromal Textured Basecoat Chocolate, Chipping Creme, TB Parchment, sanded, Toner.

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Caromal Textured Basecoat Peppercorn, top in Caromal Paprika and Parchment

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Caromal Reclaim Offwhite, with Reclaim Glaze

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Various Textured basecoat colors, sanded,stenciled, metallics, glaze

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Mirror frame Caromal Textured Basecoat Chocolate, Chipping Creme, TB Mustard, sanded, Toner.

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Caromal Textured Basecoat Peppercorn with Toner. gold leafed the hardware.

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Caromal Textured Basecoat Candy Apple, Chipping Creme, TB Mustard, sanded, Toner. Makes a great, sturdy, chalkboard surface.

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Textured Basecoats Candy Apple, Wisteria, Huckleberry, Toner.

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A mirror, stenciled with Caromal Textured Basecoat Parchment

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Textured Basecoat Pumpkin, Chipping Creme, TB Peppercorn , sanded, Toner

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Great coffee table finished with Caromal Textured Basecoat Wisteria (on the bottom 1/2) and a blend of Textured Basecoat Bayberry, Putty and Colonial Blue on the top.

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Sanded back to mimic reclaimed wood…

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One of my favorites – Caromal Textured Basecoat Wisteria with an allover stencil using Toner and a verdegris color accent.

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Textured Basecoat Bayberry and TB Putty dragged over these existing gold candle sticks, then Toner.

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Even a lamp and it’s shade. Base Textured basecoat Mustard with Toner. Shade stenciled with Reclaim Mocha.

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Loved this bench, which flipped down to reveal 1/2 a table. Textured Basecoat Peppercorn, stenciled with metallic silver.

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Showing the versatility of Caromal paints, a simple swipe of Textured Basecoat Pumpkin adds texture to this metal cart frame. Over the pumpkin I dry brushed American Paint Surfboard – some Toner and voila!

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Another reason I often recommend the Textured Basecoats – these crazy 70’s formica and metal trim tables needed a facelift – I used TB Wisteria as the base, knowing it would bond fabulously to the metal AND formica – and add a little depth, over that I crackled white chalk/clay paint – a perfect mix!

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I’m sorry I sold these!

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Crackling chalk/clay paint over Caromal Textured Basecoat Huckleberry, again, the knob was inspiration.

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Our old cherry stained oak cabinets – painted Caromal Textured Basecoat Peppercorn, sanded back, with Toner.

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Caromal Textured Basecoat Peppercorn, Chipping Creme, TB Mustard, sanded, with Toner. One of my favorite combos.

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whew!

Looking back at various projects gets me inspired to create more and more and more –   I’ll be sure to share them as I do 🙂

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Painted Pieces I Need To Pin – All Chalk Clay Paint Revamps…

When I started blogging Pinterest wasn’t around.  Now, I wish all my projects were on my Pinterest boards but it would take forever to go back into each post….

So –   this post is dedicated to previous painty projects of mine – this category all chalk/clay/mineral base finishes – (look for more categories to follow) –

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The counters I did for our new store, Chalk / Clay paint over Caromal Textured Basecoats…

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tissue texture top, painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

An end table I finished using chalk/clay paints and embedded tissue paper

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Topped with dark wax…

turquoise, surfboard, amber waves of grain, bling knob, painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

American Paint Chalk Clay paints Surfboard, Beachglass, Amber Waves, Clear wax

American Paint Chalk Clay paints Surfboard, Beachglass, Amber Waves, Clear wax

American Paint Chalk Clay paints Surfboard, Beachglass, Amber Waves, Clear Wax – this one sold pretty quick…

American Paint Chalk Clay paints Surfboard, Beachglass, Amber Waves, Clear wax

The knob was my inspiration….

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A chair that needed a bold color – and bolder fabric – had fun with the trimmings…. chalk / clay paints with clear wax

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painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

A chair given a weathered washed wood look, using chalk/clay paints and clear wax. To get this look try American Paint Smoke Signal and Rushmore.

caromal colours textured basecoat, american paint company chalk and clay paints, glaze stencil

Caromal Textured Basecoat Wisteria, stenciled with toning glaze….

caromal colours textured basecoat, american paint company chalk and clay paints, glaze stencil

This was one of my favorites…

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Loved this mantle too – a mix of American Paint flavors – Smoke Signal, Rushmore, Home Plate, some stains, glazes and glue….

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a mix of American Paint flavors – Smoke Signal, Rushmore, Home Plate, some stains, glazes and glue….

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painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

Chalk Clay paints with mica wax…

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Chalk Clay paints with mica wax – and modge’podged applique

painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

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Loved this bedroom set – many pieces and all with great lines, and in excellent condition. This hutch wax finished with Caromal textured basecoat Chocolate. The back drop wax a metallic silver blend over the textured chocolate….

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My new kitchen table and chairs…. Navajo White over Caromal Chocolate…

wood grain top, painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

Wood grain top, American Paint Navajo White over Caromal Textured Base Chocolate

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painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

wood grain top, navajo american paint over caromal chocolate texture…

painted metal star, chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

Can paint anything, almost! A metal star…

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Chalk Clay paint base, fronts of drawers a metallic textured hide – check out my video on youtube showing you how!

Chalk  Clay paint base,  fronts of drawers a metallic textured hide - check out my video on youtube showing you how!

Chalk Clay paint base, fronts of drawers a metallic textured hide – check out my video on youtube showing you how!

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Chalk  Clay paint base,  fronts of drawers a metallic textured hide - check out my video on youtube showing you how!

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painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

Another piece to that lovely bedroom suite – this one was blue gray over black, crackled with glue. To get his look hook onto American Paint Cannonball or Lincolns Hat, then crackled Dollar Bill over it…

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painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

I added the reptile textured hide on the top – it made the whole piece.

painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

Loved this…

painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

Formica tables I aquired, notice the metal bands…

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first coat textured basecoat Wisteria, then chalk/ clay paint in a white…..

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Stenciled with gold metallics – p t a little bit of glue in the middlle to get some crackling…

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Transforming piano benches…

painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

Im a sucker for pastel soft pink – this was CeCe portland rose, now discontinued. American Paint’s new Cameo color is an even more perfect choice – soft, pale, pink.

painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

Im a sucker for pastel soft pink – this was CeCe portland rose, now discontinued. American Paint’s new Cameo color is an even more perfect choice – soft, pale, pink.

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One of my favorites…. Vintage White over Mesa Sunset, sealed with black and brown tinted wax – Mesa sunset now discontinued. could use American Paint orange grove cut with leather boots, and top it with Navajo white. Seal with APC clear wax mixed with mica black, and APC dark wax.

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chalk/clay paint over caromal textured basecoat black

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Did a youtube video on this (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qkd2HdHStrU) – crackling chalk / clay paint –

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painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio, cece caldwell, wood top

Loved this set…

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painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio, caromal textured basecoat

painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio, caromal textured basecoat

Textured hide with metallic drawer fronts and top, base done with chalk/clay cece cinco bayouu over red, sealed with black wax. can get same look with american paint co desert cactus over red, sealed with black wax.

Textured hide with metallic drawer fronts and top, base done with chalk/clay cece cinco bayouu over red, sealed with black wax. can get same look with american paint co desert cactus over red, sealed with black wax.

Top finished with textured base , meallic and wax…

  Textured hide with metallic drawer fronts and top, base done with chalk/clay cece cinco bayouu over red, sealed with black wax. can get same look with american paint co desert cactus over red, sealed with black wax.

Textured hide with metallic drawer fronts and top, base done with chalk/clay cece cinco bayouu over red, sealed with black wax. can get same look with american paint co desert cactus over red, sealed with black wax.

Textured hide with metallic drawer fronts and top, base done with chalk/clay cece cinco bayouu over red, sealed with black wax. can get same look with american paint co desert cactus over red, sealed with black wax.

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chalk clay paints with an embedded stencil using Caromal ‘s textured basecoats.

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This piece was sealed with CeCe dark wax – i loved how it was dark and grungy but it never stopped feeling ‘grungy’ and never buffed to a true wax sheen – it was pieces like this that resulted in my never promoting their dark wax… I’ve been told people ‘love the wax’ once they ‘learn how to properly use it’ – ?? My feeling is, shouldn’t have to set a wax out on paper so the excess oils leach off, in order to USE it…. FAIL.

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painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio, cece caldwell, wood top

Loved how I customized this top… thanks to my woodgraining skills learned from my awesome Scottish teacher/finisher

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More pastel pink – love – over white….clear wax – blinged out with swarovski crystals…

painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

More pastel pink – love – over white….clear wax – blinged out with swarovski crystals…

painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

More pastel pink – love – over white….clear wax – blinged out with swarovski crystals…

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A mix of Chalk/ Clay, Caromal and gold leaf

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One of my favorite sets – loved the top, the fabric…the character of the pieces…. chalk/clay and topcoat (not wax)

painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio, cece caldwell

painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio, cece caldwell, ombre

Loved the purple people eater too…. he’s gone, now I have a green one in the store…. Ombre Purple chalk clay w/wax and lucsious bling added

painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

Loved the purple people eater too.... he's gone, now I have a green one in the store....  Ombre Purple  chalk clay  w/wax and lucsious bling added

painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

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Stenciled chalk clay mineral paints – topcoat finish

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painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio, caromal textured basecoat

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caromal textured basecoat base, chalk clay over top, sanded waxed

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One of my favorites – combo’ing Caromal’s textured basecoats with Chalk / Clay paints….

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painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio

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Chalk Clay base, drawer fronts crackled with faux finishing mediums (Faux Effects gold label crackle) – love this piece!

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painted chalk clay mineral paint american paint company fabulous finishes studio cece caldwell

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Loved this one, in fact, I stole it for my own house!

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A mix of chalk/clay paints, waxes, and an allover stencil

Now,  who can help me pin 80+ photos at once? 

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