Posts Categorized: Barcelona Orange

Something Blue

Studying the finish on vintage furniture and antiques is an invaluable source for understanding how patina and wear patterns develop over time. This image of an antique pine cupboard was found on Pinterest. Around the edges and knobs the paint has worn off through continued use. The blue has become faded in some areas and… Read more »

Opposites Attract

Opposites on the color wheel (Blue and Orange) not only attract but are stunning when paired together. This old pine pie safe, notice the vents for cooling, is a perfect example.  Mix and layer a little Emperor’s Silk with Barcelona Orange over Greek Blue. Old White lightens each of the colors and is dabbed on for… Read more »

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