Monthly Archives: April 2014

Paint and Pattern

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There are so many creative ways to enhance vintage furniture beyond simply painting a solid color. Texture and patterns, in the form of stencils, wallcoverings, and illustrations can be transferred, painted on or decoupaged making it a piece of art. My post today explores different options for a simple bow front chest. Pieces like this… Read more »

Antique and Mondrian

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My inspiration for today’s post is the great modernist painter from the Netherlands, Piet Mondrian. His series of Composition paintings feature a dynamic use of lines, space, rectangles and primary colors. Using Annie Sloan Chalk PaintⒸ on this simple, old, multi-drawered pine cabinet, I used Graphite, Pure White, Emperor’s Silk, Napoleonic Blue, and English Yellow for a… Read more »

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