I opened a can of Annie Sloan’s Old Violet and was smitten. What an amazing colour. It is a blueish greyish colour that is really just stunning.
I started with this little side table:
The wood is Ash- not my favourite at all- every piece of Ash I have seen always looks really cheap, unfortunately because the wood is quite strong. But it is in good shape and has nice decorative elements. The only prep I did was filling in the holes where the previous handles were.
Then I simply painted with the Old Violet, clear waxed it, lightly distressed then added some patina with the dark wax.
This is the result.
Please excuse the mess in the back! My work room is so full of stuff at this moment -I barely have any space to move!! If you notice the blue piece just behind- that is actually Duck Egg Blue- you can see how the Old Violet has more grey to it.
It seems as though every time I open a new colour of Chalk Paint- I fall in love!