Posts Categorized: #primerRed

Paint a Patina

    These Railroad Lanterns are from 1st Dibs and have a gorgeous, natural patina that developed over years. They are an excellent study in the range and variety of surface color that develops with age and perfect for inspiration. There are countless mediums you can use to replicate patina but my favorite, especially for… Read more »

Pantone Color for 2015

  What do you think of Pantone’s choice for color of the year; Marsala?    source  source       Does it remind you of anything?    Say ..a certain color of……… Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®?     Primer Red, perhaps ?         Or possibly a shade of Scandinavian Pink? One way… Read more »

Colorful Storage

    Although these storage bins have the appearance of antiques, they are actually reproductions sold by The Sundance Catalogue ($1595) .   One easy and inexpensive way to recreate this look is with industrial shelving and metal storage containers. Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® can be used on almost any surface including metal and plastic. Painting in… Read more »

Very Vintage

    A very vintage and rustic pine chair is painted in layers of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®.  Antibes Green is distressed to reveal a base coat of Primer Red. Touches of Arles and Old White are added for highlights.  Painted to enhance the sturdy construction and wood grain and allow the natural patina to show… Read more »

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