Monday, July 22, 2013

Washed Grey Buffet

This mid-century modern style buffet was crying out for a good old fashioned wash. This was my first attempt at this process and I loved doing it! I used a base of Annie Sloan Paris Grey and let that dry. I then applied a watery mix of Paris Grey and Graphite, wiping off the paint immediately after I applied it leaving this very cool darker grey striations. After that dried I applied some clear and dark wax. After a little distressing she was finished!

This was my inspiration piece from Kathy Kuo Home -- love that site!
It is a beauty that will set you back a mere $1,375.

Although not an exact match, I was happy with how it turned out.

Here is a before:

What do you think?

This project was featured at Savvy Southern Style's Wow us Wednesday Paint Party


  1. I absolutely cannot close my mouth. I cannot believe that is the same piece. It is simply gorgeous. This is such a wonderful and inspiring post. I would love it if you would share this post at our WIW linky party. Hope you can join us today!


    1. Thanks Paula! Your comment made my day! I'd love to join your party :)