Inspired by Turquoise

This photo of a pantry drawer was found on Pinterest from here. It’s lovely patina, peeling layers, and  cool colors serves as inspiration for my post today.  If you layer Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®, Country Grey, with accents of Chateau Grey, followed by washes of Florence and Provence,  the result will be a beautiful, complex, rich turquoise like the one shown here.

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Leslie Stocker

Karen,
I sometimes overlook Chateau Grey (and Olive). When I find a photo like this, it inspires me to use them more often in combinations I wouldn’t have thought of before. Thanks,
Leslie

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Leslie Stocker

Laurie,
I love the texture on this but I have to admit it would take some experimenting and practice for me to recreate it. Milk Paint may be the way to go. Have you used it before?
Leslie

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Kim Wyndham

Hi Leslie,
I am new on your blog and am new at using ASCP. I just love the way you transform a plain furniture piece into an awesome creation! You are such a tallented lady!
We have only recently started getting ASCP here in South Africa and the suppliers don’t always have all the colours so its still a bit of a battle.
I would love to know how I can achieve the crackle in this tecnique with the layers of various colours. Do you have a tutorial available?
We can’t get AS’s Craqueleur in South Africa. Is there any other crackle product that will work with chalk paint?

From your new Fan from South Africa

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linda

I have so many paint projects lined up. Never thought of crackle. Thanks for details including paint colors. Linda

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