GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - The latest craze for DIYers and home d├ęcor enthusiasts everywhereneedsno prep, i.e. no sanding or priming and the results are pretty amazing.

It's called Chalk Paint and it takesthe hassle out ofre-doing an old piece of furniture or accessory to turn it into something beautiful.

Lisa Rickert, CEO of Annie Sloan Unfolded, thecreatorand manufacturer ofChalk Paintsaid, "In the current economy, making something new out of something old is rewarding both from a creative and aesthetic point of view, as well as an economical one. These are the two main reasons why people love Chalk Paint."

Annie Sloan Unfolded will be demonstrating techniques and selling Chalk Paint at Junk Bonanza, Saturday, September 15th, at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, MN.

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