Posts Categorized: Secretary

Chalk Painted Secretary

    Mahogany Reproduction Secretary painted with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®. Layering and mixing of colors. First coat- Old White.  Second Coat- Mix of Florence and Old White. Final Coat- French Linen mixed with varying amounts of Old White to create depth and texture. Interior- mix of Old White (90%) and Florence (10%). Layering of… Read more »

Secretary Preview

    Whenever I paint something where the inside is more involved and labor intensive than the outer finish, I tell myself I will never paint another one……..But then I do. This mahogany secretary falls into that category.  I’m still working on the inside. All the little nooks, crannies, tiny drawers and shelves that give it its… Read more »

Secretaire Extraordinaire

  Much of my time this week was focused on my new website. As a result projects and painting dropped a notch on my to do list. Fortunately, inspiration is only a click away on Pinterest. This antique secretary (source) is extraordinary! To achieve a similar look on yours, use Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®. Antoinette painted as your… Read more »

Going Green

Found on Inspiredpaintrepeat, this secretary/desk is a great way to go green.  Use Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®  to recreate this fresh combination of color. Mix and layer Florence and Chateau Grey and add accents with Versailles and Arles. Use the same colors on your desk chair but with the emphasis on Versailles and Arles. A… Read more »

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