Posts Categorized: #coco

Not Quite Finished

  I have been working on this project for so long and I can’t wait to be finished. Here is a quick look at the cabinet that has been trouble since day one. It is an old music cabinet that I am turning into a bar for some friends of mine.     The outside… Read more »

Step by Step Trumeau Mirror

  As promised, here is the step by step for the diy Trumeau style mirror, transformed with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® and Efex furniture appliqués . The before mirror looked like this: Here it is in the French style Trumeau. Using Chalk Paint, I painted layers of Old White, Coco and French Linen on the… Read more »

Always a Favorite

a   This weekend I was working on this chest of drawers for a friend of mine, when my husband walked by and said, “Didn’t you paint this same piece last week?”. The truth is I did paint a similar chest in a similar color scheme just a few days before I started on this… Read more »

Experiment in Pink

a Is there a way to make pink a little less feminine?  I think so and here is how I do it.  I choose a piece with simple, straight forward lines and style, like this sideboard. The plain panel doors, lack of carvings and ornate trim, and round wooden knobs make for a good match… Read more »

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