Fresco Lime Paint

After having the opportunity to work with Pure & Original’s Fresco Lime Paint a few weeks ago, I couldn’t wait to try it out for myself. Not ready to take on a whole room I chose to highlight the panel above my fireplace..... Read More

Old Jelly Cabinet - New Colors

The last time you saw this old jelly cabinet it looked like this. I recently moved to a new spot and the French Pink did not go with the rest of the room.. I’ve been working with Pure & Original Classico, a chalk based paint, focusing on their....... Read More

Pure & Original Paint Swatch Book - Whites

I am really excited today to share the first color group, Whites & Beiges, for my Pure & Original Color Swatch Book. I started making my own color cards and compiling them into charts years ago to use as reference for my own projects. When I started blogging about color........Read More

Patina & Verdigris - 1 Year Later

The original finish of this outdoor light when I purchased it from Horchow several years ago ( I think they still sell them) was a dark bronze. I wanted to take some the “newness” off and give it a more vintage look..... Read More  

A New Color Card

Nothing gets me going like new paints and colors. I have collected fan decks, color cards, and swatches from almost every major brand of paint (some are no longer in existence...... Read More

Video 35 - Chalk Painting Fabric Step 3

Painting fabric can bring a much-needed refreshing without the cost of reupholstering. This video shows the final step of chalk painting fabric, as well as.... Read More

Now Available Online in the USA

So excited! Pure & Original Paint is now available for purchase in the USA. Stock is very limited, but readers of Colorways have an opportunity to purchase through this link:  Colorways and Pure & Original Paint. (This link will only be work while initial stock is available. Don't miss out :)

It's Here and It's Amazing

Last week I had the unbelievable experience of working with Pure & Original Paint in advance of their USA launch. I had originally received samples of their Classico, a chalk based paint, several months ago,used it in several projects and blogged about it herehere, and here. I loved working with it. It’s a rich, luxurious, highly....  Read More