Monthly Archives: October 2015

Nothing is Easier

KC5

  Painting with a chalk based paint is so, so easy. A light cleaning and you’re good to go. Unless your finish is in a bad state, no stripping, sanding or priming. Pure & Original Classico is the most luxurious paint. It goes on beautifully, levels well, and has great coverage. And the colors are so… Read more »

Get Your Black On

blackccs

  Painting only part of this vintage sideboard, emphasizes the warmth of the natural finish and creates a lovely accent. Using Pure & Original’s Classico, chalk based paint, in Black, I painted select areas and left the the edges and carvings exposed. Another technique often used is to paint the entire piece and  then, use… Read more »

Into the Wild

chandeliergrey copy

  Fresco Lime paint is made for walls, but I like to use it on furniture, too. In this case, my french, wrought iron chandelier in my kitchen, painted a few years ago with Duck Egg Blue Chalk Paint. I loved it, but I’m slowly moving out of my blue phase and into neutrals. White Rhino,… Read more »

Pure Easy

tinkettle

  One of my favorite old, primitive pieces, this little chair gets painted over and over as my needs change. It started out looking like this, and became my prop for videos, here, here, and here. I’m not a bright, bold, girl, and I tired of the Antibes Green rather quickly.Wanting to restore it back to a… Read more »

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