Sunday, April 1, 2012

See Annie Sloan in action~

I found this cool video and was transported to Annie Sloan's shop in England
when I hit play~it shows her painting a chest of drawers in her shop alongside her family and the women she has working in her shop...looks like a charming little interior design shop she has over there~I will be meeting her tomorrow and will be taking my own videos and pics to share.  Hope you like this little movie as much as I did, I found it quite revealing. I'd love to hear what you think of it...
After you click on the big arrow you can click on the lower right hand corner where you see a 4 corners emblem and it will show up full screen so you can see it better.




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22 comments:

NanaDiana said...

GREAT video. What an unassuming little shop there. I LOVE the dynamics between them all...and isn't that Rose cute? Did you happen to notice the male sculpture in the bathtub behind Annie & her son just towards the end of the film? Hysterical. Have fun and take lots of pictures! xo Diana

Kelly said...

I enjoyed watching that video. It was fun to see her little part of the world. She has such a small shop. I wouldn't have guessed it to be so humble. I know you're going to have a fun time at the seminar and share lots of her tricks with us. Right?

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

Hi Kelley and Diana, Yes I was surprised it was so tiny and simple~kind of like a shop in an old village setting you might stumble across in a fairytale visit...I will be sharing everything I learn at the workshop~

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

I was supposed to go to the Atlanta workshop on the 29th, but of course couldn't since hubby had pre op that day. Maybe next time. I know you will love it.

-Lisa said...

Hi Amy,
I have seen this video so many times and never clicked on it to actually watch it! Thanks for the kick in the pants. I love to see how people live in other parts of the world and experience their surroundings. This was wonderfully filmed. I should be commenting on Annie or our shop or her painting but what really caught my eye was the diner she was eating in. I love the man in the bathtub!
Have so much fun and I for one can't wait for pics and to hear all about it!

Lori said...

I wondered who was going to get to see her in person. I wonder in England knows how popular she is in the states?! I know she does by her paint sales.

AntiqueChase said...

I just bought the French Linen you used ant I'm looking for mr first victim!! LOL

Also updating a media unit with Pure White... I didn't buy a special brush and I'm worried about what to use right from the hardware store on wood that you want a smooth finish??

Sherri Cassara said...

That is so great - thank you so much for sharing it. I haven't had a chance to try her paint yet but look forward to it hopefully soon - I really enjoyed seeing her quaint little shop and how she works.

Cindy said...

Cute film... I love the way she works the paint brush, like it's no big deal, just brushing it on... I can't wait to hear all about your workshop.

Cindy

Anne said...

Amy,
Have a wonderful time.Thanks for posting the video.I love how she painted that piece like the true artist she is.Not being really picky about the application.I guess that is why that paint is so special.Have a great time.And for those of us who are not able to see her please share her knowledge with us.
Blessings,
Anne

Melissa said...

Thank you for the vid. If you can, and you get this request in time, please find out what she was doing with the rag at the end. Was the paint wet or dry?

Sharon in Chicago said...

Have a blast and enjoy refueling your creative fires. (Like you need more fuel on that flame -- you tire me out, gal!)

michele said...

have a blast, amy. there you go again making me feel really lazy while you're all productive.

smiles.

michele

Debbie said...

Have fun, Amy!
Great video.
xxoo

janet said...

Hey Amy,

Can't wait to meet you tomorrow!!!
Look for me at the registration desk. You are going to LOVE our Annie and she is looking forward to meeting you!
I told her all about you and your lovely CHALK PAINT filled blog .
See you in the morning!

Janet xox
The Empty Nest

Anonymous said...

amy ive met her at the franklin tn. workshop she is just as she appears in the video very real u r way ahead in the things we covered in the workshop itself theres just something bout bein qround annie its just tooo short only 2 hrs in the am then we broke out into workshops u will be very bored unless maybe ur teaching one have a great day susan......friday.allen@gmail.com

Pamela Bates of Mercantile Muse said...

can't wait to read the report!!! you gals are LUCKY!!!

Pamela Bates of Mercantile Muse said...

ok, had to add that the video was great and made me love annie even more. totally relaxed, down to earth, and paiting in her barefeet!! fantastic.

PURA VIDA said...

Wow...thanks for the lesson! I have several pieces planned for this and now I know how!

Stacy Curran said...

You are going to have so much fun at the workshop, although I don't think you need it since you are already a master at it
Stacy

Tammy@Beatrice Banks said...

Enjoyed that! You are probably rubbing shoulders with the lady yourself about now. Hope you have a blast!

The enchanted home said...

So neat but the whole time I am thinking she has nothing on Amy.....lol. You can do anything Amy!

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