Welcome to Cloches and Lavender.  I’m joining others bloggers for a Thrifted Treasure challenge. Items may be thrifted, a piece you own and given new life or created on a small budget. 

My choice is giving this corbel I have had for 15 years an update.  This was my first experience with ASCP.  As you continue to read will notice my chalk paint techniques have much improved since then.  

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I decided to change this in our new home to work with colors used around the house.  The first color I added was ASCP French Linen.  Sorry forgot to take that picture.  French Linen is a grey tan.  Greys and blues are used throughout our home.  I’m still painted pieces in our home so I hope you will follow Cloches and Lavender to see the updates.

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Duck Egg blue was  added.

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Photos below you will see the French Linen appear after sanding.

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Sanding and clear and dark wax was next.

Here you can see snippets of the original color.  For me this adds a more layered look to make this look collected\

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I used a dry brush technique of old white to give even more character.  You also notice how the clear and dark wax brings chalk paint alive.

 

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I took many pictures so this was able to be seen from all sides.

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I hope you enjoyed this makeover and will come back to see the entire vignette in a few days.  Notice the pretty antique shutter a a great find years ago.

Please check the links below of everyone who to part in this Challenge.

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Le Cultivateur

 

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Stilettos and Shiplap

 

 

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Decorate More with Tip

 

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The House House

 

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This Full Life 5

 

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Sweet Southern Grace