Happy 4th of July!

2nd July
Caroline Entwisle
Cheryl Frampton

Unfolded’s 4th of July Post was written by Melissa Riche.  Melissa handles national media relations for Annie Sloan and the Annie Sloan brand in the USA.  She also provides media support on a local level to the US network of Annie Sloan Stockists.  Photo from Cheryl Frampton Recently a journalist contacted me looking for unusual decor [...]


2014 Stockist Conference

10th June
Caroline Entwisle
2014 Stockist Conference

The week of May 12-16, the Unfolded team hosted their annual conference for Annie Sloan Stockists at the Loews Hotels in downtown New Orleans. The purpose of the conference is to teach stockists the skills necessary to enhance their customers’ experience inside their shops and with Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan and all [...]


Duck Egg Bench

25th April
Sarah Drew
Duck Egg Bench

Refinishing furniture is easy with Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan. This old wooden bench was painted with Duck Egg, French Linen and Old White Chalk Paint® and finished with a colored wax. Recreate this look in a few simple steps. Materials and Tools Needed: Wooden Furniture, Duck Egg Chalk Paint®, French Linen Chalk [...]


Painting Upholstered Fabric with Chalk Paint®

6th February
Sarah Drew
Painting Upholstered Fabric with Chalk Paint®

  Reupholstering furniture can be costly, but there are alternatives. This project uses Chalk Paint®decorative paint by Annie Sloan to give an old upholstered chair an updated look. Materials and Tools Needed: Upholstered Chair with a piled fabric, Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan, Water, Annie Sloan Large Pure Bristle Brush (for painting fabric), [...]


A Look Back at 2013…

26th December
Sarah Drew
A Look Back at 2013…

 


Happy Holidays!

23rd December
Lisa
Happy Holidays!

This year the Unfolded team celebrated the holidays at Antoine’s Restaurant in downtown New Orleans. The restaurant, established in 1840, is the country’s oldest family-run restaurant and is birthplace of some of New Orleans’ most famous culinary specialties. To begin the night, everyone gathered for drinks in the Hermes Bar and later moved to a [...]


SNAP & SHARE Your Stockist Holiday Contest

27th November
Lisa
SNAP & SHARE Your Stockist Holiday Contest

Our SNAP & SHARE Your Stockist Holiday Contest is underway! Be sure to enter your photo for a chance to win some amazing prizes! Click here to enter. See below for details.  CONTEST INSTRUCTIONS Visit your local Annie Sloan Stockist and take a photo of yourself in front of the Stockist’s Chalk Paint® decorative paint [...]


My Holiday Clutch Bags Created With Annie Sloan’s Paris Noir Fabric!

21st November
Moderator
My Holiday Clutch Bags Created With Annie Sloan’s Paris Noir Fabric!

A year ago you could not have convinced me that I would be pulling out my ancient Singer sewing machine for ANY reason. Then along came Annie Sloan’s fabrics and I have actually changed my mind a bit about sewing! Of course, you will soon see that my project had nothing to do with having [...]


Creating A Blessing Bowl For Thanksgiving Using Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan!

13th November
Moderator
Creating A Blessing Bowl For Thanksgiving Using Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan!

Do you already know about Blessing Bowls? Some of my potter friends make them, but honestly I never got curious until recently. In October I was at the International High Point Furniture Market, strolling through my favorite showroom where rust and crust and dust are king. While there I was instantly struck by the wonderful [...]


A Stockist’s Story: Of Love, Dedication, Hope and Passion

7th November
Teryl
A Stockist’s Story: Of Love, Dedication, Hope and Passion

Tami Fandrei has lived in the North San Francisco Bay area for 13 years where her husband is stationed with the U.S. Air Force. In 2002, Tami’s friend asked her to help paint her bedroom. They were both pregnant. “I now realize that neither of us should have been painting up on ladders” said Tami.  [...]