I basically followed the same process as I did on the Happy Accident Hutch, with one exception. I decided to try doing a primer coat of Kilz, to cover up the original dark blue and contain any oils/stains. I used the spray can version. Although, I used less of my Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, which was really nice, I am not quite sure I'd recommend the Kilz in spray can form. It went really quick, which was pretty great, no complaints there! However, after it dried, it left this weird bumpy/dusty texture all over it. I had to hand sand it down after that, then hit it with a vacuum and a tack cloth. That was definitely not so great. I have read on some other blogs that this was a problem, but could be solved by shaking the can a lot. So, I shook that puppy - for what seemed like an eternity. Alas, still the weird texture. Next time I think I need a primer, I'm going to try the old paint can and brush technique. :-) I'm also looking forward to trying out Zinsser Shellac. I've read great things about it, too!
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