Chalk Paint®, decorative paint by Annie Sloan is now in San Francisco!
Finally available in San Francisco, Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan is a top choice of professionals and DIY hobbyists ready to give new life to tired furniture. In an era of pre-fab and pressed-wood style, When Modern Was offers solid, timeless decor that stands apart.  With the addition of Chalk Paint® and up-cycle workshop classes this unique store is set to be a hip destination for post-Ikea urban crafters and home décor enthusiasts.

When Modern Was is partnering with KismetSF and expanding their eclectic vision of home decor to include DIY resources. Our new workshop space will unleash the creative energy of San Francisco up-cyclers and introduce them to Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan. KismetSF creations have been showcased at the store for several years – enigmatic pieces with solid construction and beautiful details – an affordable and unique alternative to factory-produced home furnishings.  Want to learn the tricks to creating with Chalk Paint®?   Karen Johnson, the artist behind KismetSF, is teaching painting techniques in small workshops at When Modern Was. Our class schedule is posted on our workshop page.

Chalk Paint® is easy to use, very low VOC, dries fast, goes on almost any surface, and comes in 35 great colors that can be mixed to any shade. Join the vibrant DIY community that has made Northern California a makers paradise!  Learn more about Chalk Paint®:

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