Annie Sloan shares a wonderful technique that works to bring out the beautiful detail on gilded surfaces with pronounced carving such as mirrors and frames! Buy Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® from local stockist Brenda Brown @ Annex of paredown in Ann, Arbor
How to chalk paint a picture frame by Lara Roberts
Musings From A French Cottage: Infant of Prague Just paint your object gray. When it dries, brush over it with white gesso (small sections at a time - it dries quickly) and wipe off with a paper towel.