Annie Sloan - has anyone improvised the wax?

(3 Posts)
RonettePulaski Wed 14-Nov-12 16:59:04

I'm going to Annie Sloane our nasty pine mantelpiece

I'm loath to spend £8 on a big tin of wax when I know I'll use a fraction of it

I have clear beeswax polish, I wonder if it'll do the job?

betterwhenthesunshines Wed 14-Nov-12 17:03:28

Not on Annie Sloan, but I have on regular emulsion (pre AS!). Clear wax will seal it, but won't add a any ageing effects. If you want that with darker shades in the grooves etc you need a dark wax eg old oak.

RonettePulaski Wed 14-Nov-12 17:06:30

Oooo thanks

I don't want it shabby or distressed. I want it to blend in with the skirting boards which are plain eggshell. I'm only using AS as I can't be arsed with sanding and priming

I guess I'll give it a go

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