Posts Categorized: #Arles

Odds and Ends

ombre copy

  With the new year approaching, I’m finishing up a few projects that were “mostly” done but not totally. One of them is this very primitive storage bin from an old farm. The wood is very rough cut and the top is zinc covered. I started with a light coat of Primer Red, because I… Read more »

Please Come In

Bold-and-Bright

I’ve heard it said that, “your front door is the smile of your house.” If that is the case, here are some of my favorite welcoming entryways in bold colors found on Pinterest.                                 Feeling inspired?  If not and you… Read more »

You Won’t See This in a Video

yellowtable copy

  This side table was originally scheduled to be one of the eight projects in our most recent videos. It actually made it through the first day of filming: the preparation. On the second day we filmed the painting for the tutorial. I didn’t anticipate it would need 4+ coats of paint to cover the gray oil… Read more »

English Yellow….too green?

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  When I started using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® years ago, the only yellow available was Arles. While a beautiful color, it was not a primary yellow and difficult to use as such when mixing custom colors. So I was delighted when English Yellow became available in the US and I use it often when mixing…. Read more »

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