tip for creating a soft black color using ASCP. Put Graphite ASCP over a coat of Aubusson Blue ASCP for a "very soft rich black". Put a coat of clear wax over that and end with a coat of dark wax. You will have a "deep, rich, but soft black".
Link to good site for furniture hardware. 10 Spray Paint Tips: what you never knew about spray paint. This is a great post that gives awesome examples of things that were given new life with spray paint.
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint lovers: Here is my extended colours range
DIY:: How to Create distressed Shabby Chalk painted (mason or recycled jars) in sweet colors of choice ! By it all started with paint (This is the tutorial for all the ones featured on Etsy ! Why buy when you can DIY ?