Posts Categorized: #ParisGrey

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 »

A Shade or Two

  I actually like the fact that the Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® palette is limited to 32 premixed colors. Mixing the perfect variation of shade or tint is easy and predictable. Contrast that with choosing a color from a paint chip at Benjamin Moore or Sherwin Williams and their thousands of choices and I will… Read more »

Reflections on Mirrors

  Do you have a design philosophy about mirrors? I know I do. For instance, I think every room should have at least one mirror. Not necessarily to be the main focus, more to bring light and sense of space into a room.  Antique and vintage are my mirrors of choice, but what do you… Read more »

Layering Chalk Paint

  Last week when I posted about this vintage vanity dressing table, my inbox filled with questions about the process I used to paint the mirror hanging above it. Another thrift store bargain, it was bright yellow when I found it last year. The lines are so graceful, and French, I’m sure the color (think school bus)… Read more »

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