Chalk Paint™: dark vs bright

To start with, I want to offer a huge welcome to my new followers, Pinterest rocks!! I have been getting more and more followers through Pinterest (I think), and I am only happy about it, and just slightly under presure to perform nicely.  I really hope this post inspire you to paint lots of things at home with our fabulous Chalk Paint™

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This was a furniture…

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…..I just got the chance to transform it into stunning beauty.  This is probably the darkest side of Chalk Paint™ this colour is very special and it is sadly discontinued, it might be back on our colour card hopefully one day.  it is  called Amsterdam Green and I was just lucky to find the last liter in the country, so I could satisfy my customer.

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The end.

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Here another piece to transform, please do not forget to apply shellac before painting over this type of furniture. Trust me,  you don’t want to deal with the reddish colour of this piece passing through.

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This is a brighter side of our wonderful Chalk Paint™ decorative paint by Annie Sloan.  I am not too much into whites.  I love light sand shades instead. I created the colour on the furniture by mixing on cup of French Linen (previously called Grey Linen) with 3 cups of Old White.

I always use Old White to lighten colours, and I think is just because Old White has great coverage, if you prefer to keep the brightness of the base colour you are mixing, then I think you should use Pure.

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News!! I rephrase, bad news! First I do not have the new shop in Copenhagen any longer, so I am still looking for a new place to move my shop to. Second, I do not longer have an au pair at home, and this is a mayor change on my daily routine! That might explain my very poor blog activity?? I am trying to catch up with things.  Please stay with me.

By the way, which furniture you like the most?

 Keep it simple, and stay fresh!

xoxo

Adri

(writing from Newcastle, England, because tomorrow I am attending a workshop at The Stencil Library. Happy)

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8 thoughts on “Chalk Paint™: dark vs bright

  1. ES INCREIBLE TU ARTE!!! MI NOMBRE ES SOFIA DE HURLINGHAM, BS AS, ARGENTINA, AQUI NO TENEMOS ESA PINTURA ASI TAN ESPECIAL Y ESPECIFICA, LA PREGUNTA POR CUAL LA PODEMOS REEMPLAZAR??? ME INTERESAN LAS PATINAS DE COLORES TAN FUERTES Y CON IMPRONTA TAN PERSONAL. DESDE YA MIS SALUDOS Y BENDICIONES!!!!!

    • Hola Sofia, muchas gracias por tu mensaje. La verdad esta pintura es bastante única, y no creo que usar otros productos para lograr el mismo resultado. Antes de conocer Chalk Paint™ usaba pintura para madera y ceras para paderas para medio lograr los acabados, pero el procesos con estos productos es muy tedioso. Con Chalk Paint™ es mucho más fácil. Si sigues el blog, ya te avisaré cuando llegue la pintura a Sur América. 🙂

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