Okay, so I'm not a huge painter. I do it to relax. I do it to change the look of something old and discarded. I do it because I'm not a big fan of plain Jane stained wood. I love Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, hate the wax. Love the look, hate the wax. Not just because of the work involved, but because I don't find it to be durable enough for the average girl. To buy a piece and have to re-wax it in a year or so....nah! Too much trouble for me. I searched and searched for something else. Something easier, something more durable...enter Shabby Paints VAX! Wow!! I am absolutely in LOVE!!
This is the easiest, most user friendly topcoat that I've tried. I have not tried APC's topcoat, but now that I've found my true love, I don't think that I will. If you paint furniture for a living or for fun, I highly recommend that you try it out! You won't be disappointed!