Posts Categorized: #Gustavian

Gustavian Bedside Chest

   source At first glance this Gustavian bedside chest of drawers looks simply white. But upon closer inspection the pastel blues and greens emerge. You can get a similar finish by layering Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®. Start with a solid coat of Old White and lightly paint touches of Louis Blue and Duck Egg Blue. Seal… Read more »

Modern Gustavian by Wisteria

    While perusing Wisteria.com, I spotted this lovely Modern Gustavian Chest, available for $1299+shipping. If you had a chest of drawers that you wanted to paint a soft muted lavender, you could use Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®. Layering Paloma over Emile would give you a subtle dimensional finish or you could mix them together… Read more »

Gustavian Secretaire

My latest project is painting a vintage mahogany secretary that is similar in construction to the beautiful one pictured above. My client has requested that I use this photo as inspiration for a finish of blues, greys, and white to create a Gustavian look for her piece.   Here is how I intend to duplicate… Read more »

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