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Dry-Painted Armoire

Get the chalky, bleached look of an antique armoire.

British paint authority Annie Sloan wanted to replicate the look of a worn, weather-ravaged piece that had been exposed to the elements. She painted the entire armoire in Graphite, then painted over that layer with Old White using a dry brush, to create a grey tone. Scandinavian Pink, used on the insides of the drawers, is a beautiful, warm contrast with the cool mix on the outside.

See more from Annie Sloan's book, Colour Recipes for Painted Furniture and More, in our photo gallery.

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