Posts Categorized: #provence

When Less is Best

Florence and Provence

  We see them all the time. Those before/after paint projects when you think, “I liked the before better.” Even worse are those where you say, “I wish they hadn’t painted it all.” Because once it’s painted there’s no going back without the even bigger job of refinishing. But it doesn’t have to be an… Read more »

French Green

Florence cabinet

  A vintage sideboard is given a quick upgrade with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®. Primarily painted in Florence, with highlights of Provence, sealed with Clear Wax. Dark Wax is used to enhance depth of color, and provide shadows in the corners and crevices. Not every project requires multiple paint layers and colors. In this case… Read more »

Video #30 Let’s Do Terra Cotta, Adding Age & Patina

Video 30

  In this last part of our terra cotta series, I show how to layer blues and greens to give age and character to our painted terra cotta garden planters. If you missed the first 2 videos in this series you can view them here,  Video #28, Preparing for Chalk Paint, and Video #29 Painting a Terra… Read more »

Pine Sideboard

green sideboard copy 2

    This has been a crazy week. We have been scouting out flea markets and thrift stores for  pieces we can use in the videos next week.  The plan is for me to take 8 different projects from start to finish over 3 consecutive days of filming. I just hope I can complete everything…. Read more »

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