Posts Categorized: #Napoleonicblue

Questions Answered

  Ever since I posted yesterday, almost immediately, I was swamped with questions about application of Fresco paint. Honestly, it’s simple and stunning. Here’s a great post from my good friend Diane Grover who did her foyer and stairway with Steel Blue Fresco, and OMG! The Easy-Peasy, Incredibly Gorgeous, Fresco Lime Paint Application

Annie Sloan Tried & True


  When you have a finish you know works every time, there’s no reason to reinvent the the wheel. I love to layer colors of the same color group to give my pieces depth, texture and a sense of movement. An easy technique that takes your paint from a flat one dimension color to a wow… Read more »

Back in Blue

blue buffet

  One of the great things that I’ve experienced after taking two classes from Steve Wallis is a renewed sense of creativity. Just learning new techniques and having new tools to work with really motivated me to experiment with my paint finishes. Taking some of the skills I learned in Steve’s marbling and wood graining… Read more »

Cedar Chest of Blue

blue cedar chest copy

  I was getting ready to repaint this vintage cedar chest and realized I had never blogged about it. So consider this the “before” photo. Although, I think layering the blues turned out well , it’s on it’s way to a new home and needs to be a new color. Originally it was a maple… Read more »

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