Monday, February 13, 2012

Annie Sloan Gypsy Table

Feeling Like a Gypsy
My fat frenchy table got painted with
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in four colors~
 Duck Egg, Antoinette, Country Grey, and Old White
I did a lot of distressing and used clear wax,
 as well as some dark wax (added sparingly)
to get this look.  Always remember,
 things may look worse before they look better~
when you are creating a unique piece like this, don't be afraid, keep painting!
 This table had so many decorative elements to play with~
I understand it may not be for everyone...
but if you have a bohemian side or a little bit of gypsy 
waiting to come out, then this table might inspire you.
I was inspired by this Annie Sloan Antoinette 
and Aubusson painted cabinet by Junk Drawer Diva.
I saw it on Facebook and fell in love~of course 
this cabinet has so many funky elements, 
but I have to give kudos to the Junk Drawer Diva for 
her bravery and imagination! I LOVE it!
 So I tried my own version on a smaller scale. 
 My Gypsy Table in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint~
Duck Egg and Antoinette with 
Country Grey and a touch of Old White.
I also added a band of Duck Egg around the coffee table
that was mostly Annie Sloan Country Grey. 



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37 comments:

  1. Just beautiful.....love the colors!
    ~Des

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  2. I love how that turned out. Great mix of colors and love the inspiration picture.

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  3. You are wearing that paintbrush out, Amy!! ;-D

    Love it! You did a wonderful job and it looks great near your coffee table with the band of blue!

    XO,
    Jane

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  4. Love how that turned out! The varied colors work so well together...good choices!
    Lorraine

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  5. OMG - OMG - OMG!!! Amazing! I'm a big fan of this transformation. I really love the color combination Amy. What a fantastic piece. You have inspired me!
    -Marie

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  6. this is perfect, just wonderful with your colors!

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  7. So romantic! Just in time for Valentine's Day!
    I am taking photos of my windows today. "See" you soon!

    xo
    Andie

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  8. Great inspiration, and your table turned out beautifully. I like the mix.

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  9. I love your table Amy. You really gave it that bohemian, gypsy look. Which, by the way, I think you have a lot of that in your personality. Love it.

    hugs
    Sissie

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  10. I really love how it turned out! That's such a pretty paint combination. It reminds me of the one my sister put on the hutch in her master bathroom.

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  11. That looks really pretty, I give you a lot of credit for going for it, I would have been so scared, but the end result is so pretty.

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  12. I must have a LOT of gypsy in me because I absolutely LOVE IT! You did an amazing job. Okay...back to Disney World now.... xo Diana

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  13. I think it looks great, Amy! I think having a piece like this adds a bit of whimsy to a room, too. And why not have fun with it? It's just paint, right? That is a great cabinet, too.

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  14. And there she goes again!!!!! Amy I think you either need to get busy and write a book on all these projects or start your own show on HGTV called "Amazing Amy's daily project"......what do you think!

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    1. I love the idea~if I can do it in my PJs, then I am in!!

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  15. Oh pretty Amy! I liked it when you had it two colors before... but i can't remember the colors now... just that it was gorgeous then too!

    Cindy

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  16. Amy this table is gorgeous and I love that you used a four color palette!

    xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

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  17. That is so pretty--I always love your color choices!

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  18. Hi As always I've enjoyed my visit...I love your slip cover...When I open your blog there is a voice that says "you have won" Do you know what this means??? Blessings Lori

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  19. Fabulous! This is truly amazing and lovely!

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  20. This little table looks great now! I am so impressed!
    You have inspired me. I have a very similar table in my garage that needs to be painted and sent to the shop, and now, I think I know what to do with it! Thanks Amy!
    xox
    A

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  21. Amy,you are truly a work of art yourself.....aaaand youre like the energizer bunny. you just keep going and going and going and......:) happy valentines day, sue

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  22. Oooh, I love the combination of colors- your side table looks wonderful. Have a great Valentine's Day. :)

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  23. Amy..I absolutely love your table in those colors. You have convinced me that I have to get some of that chalk paint. Everything you've painted I have just loved. Gorgeous!
    Thankyou for posting a comment on my blog. It meant alot as I so admire you and your blog.
    Also I am so embarrassed! I gave you the wrong Bella for the candy box. Here is the correct one. http://bellasrosecottage.blogspot.com/2011/02/valentines-day-candy-box.html This should take you right there.

    Nann

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  24. El colorido es ideal, la mesita ha quedado preciosa. Feliz día. Besos
    Ah! tu blog me encanta.

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  26. Looks great Amy,
    I am waiting for my local store to get the Antoinette in. It should be in 2 weeks. Can't wait to paint something with it.

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  27. Hey Amy,

    Your side table is gorgeous!!!! I have been a longtime fan of Kathy Ayers for a while now. She is creating some of the most beautiful 'Gypsy' pieces.

    I love that style and you did a wonderful job of capturing a soft bohemian look.

    Janet xox
    The Empty Nest

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  28. I love this table so much it is gorgeous. I am trying her chalk pain for the first time.

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  29. I love the colors of the table...You have such a talent for choosing the right combination of colors!..I am so happy to see such a resurgence of these particular pieces..

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  30. Love it, I think it's going to be the next new thing! You have inspired me to try something new! I love that cabinet too!

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  31. Love the mix of colors - you've inspired me to do something with a cabinet I have in need of change.

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  32. Love your style! Gorgeous pieces! Happy to be your newest follower. Would love to have you stop by for a visit. Blessings ~ Judy @ www.vintagestreetdesigns.com

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