Monthly Archives: June 2015

Fresco Lime Paint

  After having the opportunity to work with Pure & Original’s Fresco Lime Paint a few weeks ago, I couldn’t wait to try it out for myself. Not ready to take on a whole room I chose to highlight the panel above my fireplace. I chose the color Aged Paper which is very close to… Read more »

Old Jelly Cabinet – New Colors

    The last time you saw this old jelly cabinet it looked like this. I recently moved to a new spot and the French Pink did not go with the rest of the room.. I’ve been working with Pure & Original Classico, a chalk based paint, focusing on their whites, off-whites and beiges, and… Read more »

Pure & Original Paint Swatch Book – Whites

  I am really excited today to share the first color group, Whites & Beiges, for my Pure & Original Color Swatch Book. I started making my own color cards and compiling them into charts years ago to use as reference for my own projects. When I started blogging about color, I created images from these… Read more »

Patina & Verdigris – 1 Year Later

  1 year later and it still looks beautiful! The original finish of this outdoor light when I purchased it from Horchow several years ago ( I think they still sell them) was a dark bronze.   I wanted to take some the “newness” off and give it a more vintage look. It is easy… Read more »

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