Chalk It Up Norcross!

The Nest under the guidance of Lori Sturgess and the Norcross Arts Alliance is begin its incubation of local artists! Our first featured artist is Lynn H. White of Chalk It up Norcross, LLC.

Chalk It up Norcross recently opened its doors in the new Norcross Arts Center, “The Nest” at 17 College Street, Norcross, GA  30071.   Chalk It up Norcross is a retailer of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and Wax.  The French inspired colors are for furniture, cabinets, floors, and walls and are only found in a limited number of shops.  Thousands of home décor enthusiasts and hobbyists are discovering the pleasures of using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint.  It is so user-friendly with little or no prep (no sanding or priming).  Transform worn or outdated furniture into something to cherish.  It is extremely low VOC, organic, and very quick drying.

Create classic, vintage furniture from old and new items using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, the magical paint from England, now available in the US.  Unlock your creativity at a lively, hands-on workshop in painting techniques for furniture and home décor, using the new paint sensation that’s revolutionizing the world of painted furniture:  Annie Sloan Chalk Paint.  Workshops are held monthly at Chalk It up Norcross and are available at varying times and days.  During the hands-on workshop you will learn how the different colors can be used on their own, mixed, or combined to create new shades or effects, thinned for a lime wash look, then distressed and waxed to create the antique look that people pay thousands of dollars for at high-end home décor stores!  You will experiment with new ways to paint furniture, cabinets, walls, or floors with the amazing chalk paint.  With 28 colors to choose from Chalk It up Norcross carries all the supplies you need to create your own gorgeous masterpiece.

Annie Sloan is one of the world’s most respected experts in the field of decorative painting and a key figure in the painted furniture revolution.  She has written numerous books on the topic, including ‘Creating the French Look,’ and ‘Quick and Easy Paint Transformations,’ with sales of more than 2 million books worldwide.  Both books are available for sale at Chalk It up Norcross. 

Workshops fill up quickly so call or email your reservation.  A complete schedule can be found at www.Chalkitupnorcross.com

Contact:  Lynn H. White
Chalk It up Norcross, LLC

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