Girly Girl Grown-up Glam with Royal Designs Studio

Wait, what, didn’t I just paint over the last bit of red that was left in this old house. Well, hold on, I am using this red paint from Annie Sloan Chalk Paint to custom mix the perfect fuchsia. I drove over an hour to my stockiest for this paint, and only bought this small sample of the red,…

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Grown up Princess Room

This will read as sort of like a diary along the way. I will try to document everything, but you know some times I get so excited to start, that I forget to bring the camera with me. Ha Today I plan to spray paint the red radiator and bring it back to white. So that we…

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Change brings Change

Well it has been about two  months since we painted the living room white. I love, love, love, the room and I am so glad I took the plunge and went white. This was a really big step for me. I even painted a bathroom in the same color first because I was so scared. That…

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A Fresh Face- i.e. tabletop refresh

I had just painted this round table from grey to white a few weeks back, but once I paint the coffee table and I had two pieces in the room painted with Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint, the round table seemed at least to me, to be out of place. It was white but the…

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Time for a Change Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

Ever since we added the armoire in the living room last fall, I have noticed the antique, round, dark gray table, didn’t show up as well. So I started to think about painting it white. But could everything be white. That seems to be what my eye wants to see. Anyway it was a project I…

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Feeling BLUE

The table before. This table has been a custom mix of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint for a couple of years. And then one day I was feeling blueeeee, and so I painted it. I had this little sample container of several of the Annie Sloan Blues for over a year, and this color Aubusson Blue…

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Two Old Chairs Now Have Modern Appeal

When my husband and I found these two old chairs last year, I instantly saw them as perfect for this project. He loved the old dark wood, I saw a very pretty scalloped edge on the under part of the back of the chair and knew instantly once painted navy they would really pop against…

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Four New Chairs-and a review

Many months back I painted my old ladder back chairs white, and I love them. I did not paint the arm chairs for two reasons, they were not in the best shape, and they never pushed completely under the table because of the arms, they simply did not fit. So I decided back in February I…

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