Annie Sloan's Aubusson Blue is named and designed after the beautiful deep grey blue ....found on the classic 18th and 19th century Aubusson rugs from France. I feel that it is a blue with a slight green...it reminds me of the Mediterranean Sea. It is an elegant color that works well with many colors as it is a dark neutral but in particular it works with Paris Grey. It is also a color found in Scandinavian painted furniture.
PACKAGING CHANGED TO LITERS! ~ More Chalk Paint®?.....same price!
OPENING & CLOSING of the LIDS on Litre containers: CLICK
and Watch this video HERE on our
YouTube channel to see how it is done VERY IMPORTANT INFO REGRADING OPENING THE LIDS ON THE
LITRES:To remove the lid on the liters, gently wedge a paint can opener or a
blunt object, like the end of a spoon's handle under the lid. Gently and
patiently, go all the around the lids edge by turning the paint can 360
degrees. This will gently lift the lid without denting it.
Chalk Paint®? by Annie Sloan is
sold all over the world. Russia, Germany, Spain, Australia, South Africa,
Japan, Italy, Greece and Mars. (only joking about Mars....but maybe someday!)
Through our 2019.....the packaging of paint will be transitioning so all
countries are aligned and in the USA, the 32 ounce quart (being a little
redundant there......lol) containers will be going to liters...which is around
34 ounces. This means....a little more paint for the same price. Besides the
change of more paint- the liter's lids are just a little different and take a
softer hand to open and close. Use a paint can opener and wiggle it around the
You will find the Aubusson Blue in the liters will be slightly
thicker- here are some tips when using:
1. A light touch with your brush is needed. It
spreads much more easily than trying to push the paint around. Using an Annie
Sloan paint brush is important.
2. A spray
bottle will be your new best friend
and you may find it will really help if you are painting in a linear
3. Use your spray
bottle to wet sand with Annie's
sanding pads. You will find that it distresses the paint beautifully!
Looking for the Sample Pot of Aubusson Blue? We sell them for $11.95 HERE
Aubusson Blue works well with Antibes Green and Versailles as well of course being stunning with the whites and Country Grey. I also really like it paired with Arles when it is Dark Waxed. Above there is a photo with it painted on a cabinet over Olive.
Some of the photos, displays, work designed and created by Annie Sloan.
Don't forget when purchasing Chalk Paint® Decorative Paint by Annie Sloan- to consider purchasing her Clear Wax also. Annie's paint and wax were created to partner perfectly together! The paint itself will harden but the wax will truly protect it! The wax does completely harden and it becomes hard and is water repellent. It is a wonderful protective finish that you can buff once dry- to the sheen you desire.
We are sorry – there are NO RETURNs when it comes to paint. You will find this for every stockist. Think about it- would you ever want a quart of paint sent to you - that was shipped to someone else prior? We eliminate any potential issues with this policy.
With that said- we apologize for any issues this may cause. Choose wisely and do not spontaneously purchase a color if unsure. OK? In fact- if you need help in deciding- ask us. We are here to help you! : )
To find a stockist near you, visit AnnieSloan.com And if you have someone near you who sells Chalk Paint® - go and see them! They will have samples you can touch and hold... Annie Sloan Stockist are special people! But if you do not have anyone near you that sells the best in the world- well....here we are!