Posts Categorized: #Paloma

Royal Colors

berries copy

  At this time of year, the colors most often used in projects and media are red and green. So I was pleased when I had a request to use another combination on a chest of drawers for a young lady. I’ve used a luscious combination of purples before to create a feminine look thats… Read more »

Swedish Linen Press

Swedish Linen Press copy

    Gently colored in soft pinks and the palest of purples, this Swedish Linen Press is perfect in every way. If you are wanting to paint yours like this one, here’s how to do it. Use Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® and paint several light layers of Antoinette, Paloma, and Old White. Feather the edges so there… Read more »

Shades of Lavender

Paloma sec

    Rather than paint my vintage finds in a solid one color, I like to mix slightly lighter and darker variations of a hue and layer them on top of each other. It creates a substantially more interesting monochrome finish  that adds interest and dimension to the paint. This petite secretary, a lady’s desk, begged… Read more »

Enchantment in Stockholm

Stockholm Entry

  source Number 17 in Stockholm (found here via Pinterest), has an almost magical look. Don’t you just wonder what is behind that door? The architecture is magnificent but it is the enchanting blend of pale pinks and lavenders that give it a fairytale quality. Even the bricks have a purple hue. Maybe it’s the light in… Read more »

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