Posts Categorized: #French

A Tale of Two Chandeliers

  I’ll admit I have a thing for chandeliers, especially antique ones. I love finding them at flea markets and seeing their possibilities. The best bargains are the ones covered in covered in dust and dirt and in need of rewiring. Rewiring can be an expensive and can put the overall cost of even the best… Read more »

True Blue

      Combinations of blue are my favorite color palettes. Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® is so easy to layer to create striking and complex blues. I used Napoleonic Blue, Aubusson Blue and Greek Blue on my antique Chinese Apothecary Cabinet, layers of Napoleonic Blue and Graphite on this Chest of Drawers, and different shades… Read more »

Sophisticated Neutral

This beautiful antique French buffet is the inspiration for the color palette today. A neutral that is not quite khaki, not quite grey and yet is a combination of them all. Using Annie Sloan Chalk PaintⒸ, start with French Linen and add highlights and shadows with Paris Grey, Country Grey, and Old White. Accent with… Read more »

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