Colorful Monday – French Linen

I just love the Chalk Paint™ color French Linen.  It’s just a beautifully rich color yet still a wonderful neutral.  I picked up this lovely chest and was just waiting for the right inspiration to paint it.  Finally this weekend I decided on French Linen.  I wanted to really play up all the beautiful lines of the piece so I selected pure white as the base color.

Here she is after the base coat…

Then I started with the french linen.  As you can see I went ahead and painted over the hardware.  In the end I distressed the hardware and added a little gilding wax to them..lovely.  Here is the final result.  She just went into Falls Church {$395}.

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4 Responses to Colorful Monday – French Linen

  1. You did a great job…’s such a darling curvy piece!! French Linen is one of my staple colors.

  2. Jayne says:

    I’ve been eyeing that color and after seeing how beautiful your piece came out I’m going to get it 🙂

  3. vanessa says:

    This is a lovely piece.


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