Posts Categorized: #Florence

Winter’s Green

  Finding the right green to do justice to this stately chest of drawers was a challenge. It needed great depth and richness without being too ordinary or cheerful. None of the standard greens seemed up to the task, so using some of my favorites I mixed and layered custom colors. First I made the dark rich… Read more »

When Less is Best

  We see them all the time. Those before/after paint projects when you think, “I liked the before better.” Even worse are those where you say, “I wish they hadn’t painted it all.” Because once it’s painted there’s no going back without the even bigger job of refinishing. But it doesn’t have to be an… Read more »

French Green

  A vintage sideboard is given a quick upgrade with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®. Primarily painted in Florence, with highlights of Provence, sealed with Clear Wax. Dark Wax is used to enhance depth of color, and provide shadows in the corners and crevices. Not every project requires multiple paint layers and colors. In this case… Read more »

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