Posts Categorized: #Napoleonicblue

Annie Sloan Tried & True

bluesideboard

  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 »

The Moody Blues

Layering Blues

  A monochromatic color scheme can be a refreshing change of pace. I’m in my Blue Period right now. I love taking one paint color group and layering the variations over each other.  It’s a simple way to add extra depth and complexity to any finish. You don’t have to worry about the colors being compatible as… Read more »

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