And here it is after layers and layers of paint were added. No sanding involved. I used a clear wax, dark wax on top of the various paint colours. Some of the colours were custom, but the layers began by using Aries and Barcelona Orange. I had old white on hand and graphite so that is what I used for the tint and shades in this piece. I dry brushed provence on as well.
RESERVED Chance Shabby Cottage Antique Chifferobe Dresser Armoire French Grey
Beautiful piece, this chifferobe...solid wood, circa early 1900's We've painted this lovely piece in French Grey milk paint, allowing the finish to crack, craze, and chip at will. The result is an authentic distressed finish French Grey is a dynamic color...it reads as grey, blue, or pale duck egg depending upon the light and shadows Sealed with wax and buffed to a rich patina Each drawer, as well as the interior of the piece, has been re-stained; all drawers open smoothly Original key…
Very feminine, very french and quite enchanting! Rusticly delicious and oh so enchanting! Simplicity never felt so enchanting Nothing more enchanting than this baby blue linen closet An enchanting Habbersham kitchen in distressed grey Why all this talk of Enchantment? All of these images came from The Enchanted Home, and today I am being featured at Tina's blog on her Behind the Blogger Series so please come on over! Tina started her blog 4 months after I did and eventually we found each…
French Antique Rococo Armoire in Pink
French Antique Rococo Armoire in Pink This is a first for bright(ish) colours we've used on a big item - possibly serendipidous coincidence with Valentine's day