Monthly Archives: April 2015

Swedish Linen Press

Swedish Linen Press copy

    Gently colored in soft pinks and the palest of purples, this Swedish Linen Press is perfect in every way. If you are wanting to paint yours like this one, here’s how to do it. Use Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® and paint several light layers of Antoinette, Paloma, and Old White. Feather the edges so there… Read more »

Back in Blue

blue buffet

  One of the great things that I’ve experienced after taking two classes from Steve Wallis is a renewed sense of creativity. Just learning new techniques and having new tools to work with really motivated me to experiment with my paint finishes. Taking some of the skills I learned in Steve’s marbling and wood graining… Read more »

Pure & Original Classico Paint

Pure Original Classico

  This is my first completed project using Pure & Original Paint from The Netherlands. I introduced it on the blog last week, you can read about it in this post.The process I used on this chest of drawers was a layering, and spot painting, and a little dry brushing, basically a combination of techniques, I… Read more »

French Green

Florence cabinet

  A vintage sideboard is given a quick upgrade with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®. Primarily painted in Florence, with highlights of Provence, sealed with Clear Wax. Dark Wax is used to enhance depth of color, and provide shadows in the corners and crevices. Not every project requires multiple paint layers and colors. In this case… Read more »

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