Paloma Chalk Paint is a soft, pretty, lavender with grey undertones. Annie Sloan knows how to create beautiful colors!
I recently moved and I needed a dresser for my new room. I had this old, black dresser in my closet at my previous house and decided to spruce it up and bring it out of the closet.
I love it so much more painted with pretty Paloma! The crystal pulls and silver keyhole look lovely with this subtle shade of lavender.
I found the perfect pair of vintage lamps at a yard sale for $10 each. They are actually brass, if you can believe it? I have never seen brass lamps in this shape. I love these unique, French shaped lamps so much, that I knew I would keep them for myself.
I love using Chalk Paint on metal because it adheres so well and looks so natural. I painted so many layers of paint on these, that I do not remember the exact order or colors. It was something like this: Old Ochre base coat, French Linen second coat, a lot of distressing, then an old ochre wash followed by a little more Old Ochre with a dry brush.
I needed a mirror to complete my bedroom vignette. I just went shopping at Loot and took home this large, shapely, vintage mirror that I painted a few months ago. I got it for $10 at The Salvation Army. The frame is a plastic material, not wood, but you would never know by looking at it now. Chalk Paint does amazing things! I painted one coat of Pure White on the mirror frame and finished it with a wash of French Linen. Because the plastic frame was dark brown and had faux wood grain the one coat of Pure White makes the mirror look like white washed wood.
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