Posts Categorized: #oldviolet

Please Come In

I’ve heard it said that, “your front door is the smile of your house.” If that is the case, here are some of my favorite welcoming entryways in bold colors found on Pinterest.                                 Feeling inspired?  If not and you… Read more »

Reader Request

  Louise, a reader of Colorways, found some inspiration photos on Pinterest and asked for my help in getting a similar finish. Here are the beautiful photos she sent. I love getting the opportunity to work on this kind of project, it’s fun for me, and I wish I had time to do it more often…. Read more »

Variation on a Theme

  Sometimes adding the smallest bit of paint color can make a huge difference in an otherwise lackluster neutral piece. I had painted this vintage chest of drawers with Paris Grey Chalk Paint a few months ago but it still felt rather blah and unfinished. One of my favorite color combinations is the layering of French Linen and… Read more »

Old and New

  In the spirit of New Year New Look, some of my old standbys are getting refreshed with a new coat of paint. Although this console was a mix of Napoleonic Blue and Louis Blue before, I wanted it more in the Old Violet hue of Chalk Paint  (similar to this chandelier or this door). Also the… Read more »

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