Posts Categorized: #cupboard

Swedish Cupboard

  An Antique Swedish Cupboard found here via Pinterest is the inspiration for an Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® color palette of muted greens and soft lavenders. Use different shades of Chateau Grey by mixing with Old White and layering for a worn finish. Add Old White for highlights. Accent the trim and molding with subtle touches of Emile. Consider… Read more »

Arles over Primer Red

  A perfect two color combination is inspired from this cabinet, found on Pinterest. Using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®, layer Arles over Primer Red, and distress. An authentic look for a vintage cupboard. And remember the contest/giveaway is ending soon.  Sign up  now to win the fabulous vintage mirror.   Arles can be a surprising… Read more »

Swedish Country Style

swedishpine-copy

This old pine cupboard has a naturally primitive and simple style.  I used a color palette of whites and greys, often found on Swedish country antiques. In order to allow the grain to show through the paint, I added water to Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and applied the paint as a wash. Old White was… Read more »

Something Blue

Aubusson-blue-copy

Studying the finish on vintage furniture and antiques is an invaluable source for understanding how patina and wear patterns develop over time. This image of an antique pine cupboard was found on Pinterest. Around the edges and knobs the paint has worn off through continued use. The blue has become faded in some areas and… Read more »

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