Secretaire Extraordinaire

 

antoinettesec copy

Much of my time this week was focused on my new website. As a result projects and painting dropped a notch on my to do list. Fortunately, inspiration is only a click away on Pinterest. This antique secretary (source) is extraordinary! To achieve a similar look on yours, use Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®. Antoinette painted as your first and dominant color. Add Paris Grey and Coco for shadowing and depth around the frame and drawer edges. Old White for highlights. Perfect, in a home or a palace!

A secretary can be a statement piece as well as a practical desk, especially in double duty rooms and small spaces. If you missed these other posts on paint colors for secretaries, see,  Secretary Preview,  French Secretary, and  Going Green

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3 Comments

Ellen

Leslie,
When you shadow and highlight with alternate colors do you do so when the former layer of paint is still wet?
Thank you.

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Kerry

Hi Leslie, just wanted to say how much I enjoy your blog and appreciate the time you put into sharing your projects. You are part of the reason I know how to do what I do!

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