Chalk Paint? Annie sloan or Autentico from Amazon??

(3 Posts)
lilaloves Thu 30-Jan-14 10:07:07

Just looking for opinions on which would be better?
I'm going to have a go at painting a dresser with chalk paint,the no sanding/prep appeals to my lazy side.I know Annie sloan has a good reputation? Also any tips on which brush I should buy?

monicalewinski Thu 30-Jan-14 11:53:43

I've used Annie Sloan before. It goes a long way, and truly no prep which is brilliant. I used a roller for the large bits as I preferred the roller finish to a brush, and I know people have used a paint pad too and preferred that. You don't need expensive brushes, just cheap b & q ones are fine. For the finish, I preferred varnish to wax as it's hardier - again it was own brand b & q, nothing expensive.

spotty26 Fri 31-Jan-14 10:14:33

Not used Autentico but Annie Sloan is excellent. Do easy with clear wax on the top!

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