Pure Magic

 

As I have learned, there is far more to blogging than painting. The painting is just the beginning. After that comes the styling, photographing, writing and the graphic design of the post. I love every part of the painting, from the choosing of paint and colors, to the technique and execution, through to the finishing. Where I get bogged down is with the styling and photographing. I can usually pull it together, with my graphic design skills, and it’s obvious I don’t pretend to be much of a writer.

I almost scrapped this post altogether, due to the complete lack of styling, but there is much to say about the paint and I want to share that aspect of the project.

PBMWdr2Classico, Pure & Original’s, chalk based paint is as easy as it gets. Other than a gentle cleaning, there is no prep, no primer, and no finishing. Although many people use it for furniture, it was made for walls. Two coats, applied with a roller or brush and you’re finished. It drys to to a soft, matte, uniform color and finish and after curing, it’s tough as nails and washable.

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Hopefully you will be mesmerized by the lush, beautiful depth of color in it’s simplicity. The color palette for Pure & Original’s Classico has 140 color options. The most difficult part is narrowing it down to one or two. Polar Blue and Mineral White. Pure magic.

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If you are planning to redo some walls, check out these posts for inspiration. Marrakech Walls,  Fresco Lime Paint,  and  There’s only One Fresco.

 

2 Comments

Odile

Hi Leslie,

I adore these colors! Do you think these would be suitable for a Cape Cod beach house? I’m just wondering about the trim -would you paint a gloss over the trim areas to make a contrast with the walls?

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Odile

Hey Leslie!
Put down that paint brush for one moment, girl friend, and give me some advice! 😜

Thanks-
Odile

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