Posts Categorized: #primerRed

Pantone Color for 2016

rose quartz serenity copy

  Pantone, the leading authority on color, chose their color for 2016, with a surprise. This year there is not one, but several colors for the year; Rose Quartz, Serenity, and all the colors they make when blended together. Pantone gave us a hint of the direction they were going, when they announced their top 10 spring fashion… Read more »

Odds and Ends

ombre copy

  With the new year approaching, I’m finishing up a few projects that were “mostly” done but not totally. One of them is this very primitive storage bin from an old farm. The wood is very rough cut and the top is zinc covered. I started with a light coat of Primer Red, because I… Read more »

Two Reds Are Better Than One

2 reds are better than one

  Using reds in tandem makes for a deep rich finish that resembles a red colored leather. I started with a first coat of  Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® Primer Red. Once it was dry, I added areas of Emperor’s Silk to create variation in the color and make the finish less one-dimensional.  This is a  simple… Read more »

Video #29 Let’s Do Terra Cotta

Lets do Terra Cotta

  Now that our plastic planter is prepped, we can paint it with Chalk Paint. I’ll show you how to mix colors and layer to get the look of real Terra Cotta. This is part 2 of a 3 part series. For more ideas for the garden and outdoors check out my posts, Pink in the… Read more »

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