Yearly Archives: 2014

Graphite, The New Black

    Vintage reproduction mahogany buffet painted with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®, Graphite. Clear and Dark wax. Original hardware. Lightly distressed.   Graphite is a rich dark charcoal, the black in the Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® color palette. For more Graphite inspiration, see my posts, Only Three Colors,  Perfect Panels, and  Bachelor’s Chest. This is the… Read more »

What’s Your Neutral?

  When I’m in a quandary about color, I have a few Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® combinations that never fail, never disappoint. It’s my favorite neutral, a greige  made of CoCo, Paris Grey and Old White. Paris Grey provides the base color.  Shadows are made  with light layers of Coco (French Linen can be substituted for Coco) and highlights… Read more »

Combining Function and Beauty

a   I love all things design, so when I spotted this vintage flat file cabinet at a local thrift store, I couldn’t get my credit card out fast enough. (Really, I almost ran to the cashier.) Old and oak, sturdy and worn, practical and charming. When in doubt, Antibes Green  Chalk Paint never disappoints. A… Read more »

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