June 2, 2014

Paris Grey Chest of Drawers


This is a Chest of Drawers that I currently have in my home. It was a dark walnut finish and I painted it with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® Paris Grey, and Dark Wax. At the time, I had only painted a few pieces with Chalk Paint and was unfamiliar with many of the colors. As much as I like Paris Grey, I think it may be time for a change.

This makes it a perfect piece to try on different colors by virtually painting. You may remember an earlier post where an armoire was shown in six different colorways. This time I thought I would use this opportunity to compare 4 of Annie's whites and off whites. Pure White, Old White, Old Ochre, and Cream. The differences are quite subtle. This may prove problematic as computer displays are not all calibrated with the same color profile.  Use the image below as a guide, but always use actual paint swatches for color comparison.






So what do you think? Leave it as is, or paint it in one of these lovely neutrals? Tomorrow I will be showing this same chest of drawers in four more color options so stay tuned...