Friday, September 26, 2014

more painted furniture

with custom colours.
We need to have very small multi-functional furniture at the cottage. What could be better than nesting tables? This is before I started mixing up the ASCP. and yes I do know there is only one table here!

Nesting tables painted in custom colours. All three neatly tucked together. I love the legs altogether each with its own gorgeous colour.

Here they are opened just slightly with my two favourite 1970's pieces.

I put the most dark wax on the smallest blue table.

the colours really work with this 9 patch quilt top too.


Friday, September 12, 2014

I mixed new colours

of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint to make the colours used to paint this chair. Sturdy, comfortable, clean yet boring.

I had pinned a similar one done with a Union Jack that Annie has shown to feature Napoleonic Blue. I wasn't really up for the math to do a flag so stripes it was. I started with a pale base

 whipped out the Frog Tape and varied the width of the stripes while trying to match up the seat and backrest.

it looks all bright and childish until the dark wax knocks back the colour and makes it looks aged.
The paint is also great on metal. The chrome parts were painted in graphite then waxed as well.
No stripes on the back.

so much better than before. Don't you think?