Posts Categorized: #Chalkpaint

Everything Old is New Again

After a brief sabbatical (over a year) from blogging, I’m checking back in to give you an update. Where do I a start….. When I first started posting in 2014, it was to share my ideas on color and paint. Although there were many DIY blogs already out there, very few were showing step by… Read more »

Patina & Verdigris – 1 Year Later

Green Lantern copy2

  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 »

Pure & Original Paint Colors – Storm

storm copy

  Pure & Original Paint sent me 3 of their Classico chalk paint colors to try, one of which is Storm. I would describe Storm as a warm muted brown that has deep red purple undertone. If I had to compare it to a color in the Annie Sloan Chalk Paint palette, I would say… Read more »

Country Console

Arles  Country Console

    This charming console was featured in Country Living in a story about a Texas home renovation. The beautiful plaster walls were the focus of the photo, but I thought the console deserved attention too. The combination an organic yellow and rich black can be stunning and is easy to replicate with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®… Read more »

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