I was excited to start working on this week’s favorite find and went with a color fit for this little gem – Corinth Blue from General Finishes. I decided to highlight the details in gold which pairs well with this rich, bright blue. The paint was toned down to a gorgeous, deep hue with the application of General Finishes water based glaze, Burnt Umber. It created depth and gave it a rich, aged patina.
The gold also blends with the golden tone of the original wood which peeks through after distressing (a great example of taking the original wood finish into account when choosing your color scheme). It adds to the overall gold/blue effect.
I made one of my glamorous (wink) YouTube videos on applying the glaze:
If you’re interested in trying out General Finishes Milk Paint or glazes, here is a coupon link to Rockler.com. Click on Supplies/Paint/Shop All and it will take you to the paints. They carry the whole line at great prices with inexpensive shipping…
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