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Chalkpaint

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Tuesday.  Who doesn’t love a Tuesday?  No pressure, no expectation, just simply…..(deep breath)…..Tuesday.What’s not to love?I finished painting a very large hutch over the weekend and wanted to share the final results with you.  I love the combination of heavy distressing with sublime robin’s egg blue interior on this piece.And of course a little glass knob sparkle. I gathered several white serving pieces and vases from around my house to stage the inside for photos.For the body, I painted one coat of Behr’s Sterling mixed as a home chalkpaint (1 1/2 cups paint, 1/2 cup Calcium Carbonate, 1/4-1/2 cup water).  Sterling is a very, very light gray that looks almost white but it’s not ~ because it’s gray.Like a white with a past.  Scandalous.I found this piece on Craigslist and snapped this Before picture after I’d removed the original hardware.  You’re not missing anything there: Chunky, clunky and 70’s is all…