Thursday, December 3, 2015

French style buffet painted in taupe

Gosh we are zooming towards Christmas already. I have that phrase in my head "stop the world I want to get off" as I try to get all my painted pieces ready and custom furniture finished before I stop for the break.  


 This may be one of my favourite projects ever: such a beautiful shape and the colour I mixed for it turned out nicely. It's a really beautiful taupe.




To paint it I removed all the glass and mirrors so had to reinsert it all at the end. I have to say that my heart was in my mouth the whole time that I was reinstalling those big mirrors at the back.

Someone on facebook asked if I had sprayed this piece due to the lack of brush marks. All my pieces are hand painted by brush. I just avoid obvious brush marks unless I'm trying to create texture.


I love the details and hardware.

It has already sold.
Have a great day
Fiona 


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6 comments:

  1. Divine! such beautiful work x

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  2. I love the floral designs on it. So unusual and pretty! You did a great job making her a beauty!

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  3. Lovely Fiona! I have a proejct 1/4 the size, and have already deferred it for sale for valentines day! You are truly Queen of the Brushes!

    What did you mix toget that lovely taupe?

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  4. That would be one of my favourites also Fiona. A beautiful finish.

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  5. Really beautiful Fiona! And I love the neutral color - very sophisticated. Featured at be Inspired this morning. Thanks so much for sharing!

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  6. Hi Fiona! I am popping in from Be Inspired Features and Link Party to say hi and to tell you that I LOVE your painted cabinet! So inspiring! Thank you! ;)

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