Mixing colors!

I really enjoy mixing the Chalk Paint™ by Annie Sloan and wanted to share with you my most recent color combo!  I wanted a light grey that wasn’t as blue as Paris Grey and not as dark as French Linen.  So being the clutz that I am the other day I dropped a new can of French Linen on the ground and it busted open!  I quickly picked it and decided that I’d  use this can to play with mixing colors.

I took roughly 40% Pure White, 40% French Linen and 20% Paris and mixed it all together.  i played with the color a bit but think that this is roughly the % mix that I did {much easier to do this is smaller batches:-}.   The end result I love…I ended up painting a beautiful french provincial china cabinet and desk with this color and really adore it.  Both of these pieces are in the shop now at Stifel & Capra so feel free to swing in and take a look at them in person!  If you have mixed the colors I’d love to hear about your experiments!

Beautiful China Cabinet also great for storing books and toys 🙂 $395

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I love this desk! $325

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Come and see us at Stifel & Capra in Falls Church open M-sat 10-5 and Sun 12-5

 




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5 Responses to Mixing colors!

  1. Looks great! I used a similar mix on my dining room table and chairs…a greige-y color…works perfectly with just about every color under the sun!

  2. Vanessa says:

    I love the desk and the color is lovely!

  3. Kathryn Cain says:

    love the color…and so right about the blue of paris grey…I love mixing too and whites and linen work so well with so many…along wiht coco…right now I am painting a little chair that is so….old and shakky that all my efforts to firm up are still not getting it to work…so I now is my play chair with ASCP sample pots…a Red/white/blue chair…that will be fun on a porch..in our neck of the woods…we have a big 4rth parade and Rodeo…so this will be great for our front window….at the shop where I sell my finds…love your blog

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