Duck Egg Painted Entry Table

If you read my post yesterday, you know I’ve been moving a few pieces of furniture around the house to try and give my favorite spaces a fresh look.  Just to recap, it started when the entry went from this

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to this

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and the breakfast area went from this

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to this

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to this

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it left this solid oak entry table as the last piece standing.  I’ve had it for a few years now and surprisingly it has never been painted.  Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of requests for more furniture painted in Annie Sloan’s Duck Egg.  We’re in the beginning of what promises to be a busy tourist season at The Pickers Market and this table will be a perfect addition to my booth.

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I created a custom mix using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Duck Egg and Pure White.

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I just mix the colors in a plastic cup adding one color and then the other until I get the shade I envision.  If the paint is too thick, I add a little bit of water to help thin out the consistency.  This step really depends on how much paint you use and your personal preference.  Then I take a spoon, stir the mixture really well and get to painting.

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Once I finished with this piece, I sealed with clear furniture paste wax. Are these legs awesome or what?

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Of course, I had to distress it just a little.

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I picked up this drawing of the Mississippi Queen a few weeks ago.  I can’t imagine how much work must have gone into this piece of art.

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I picked up this lamp a few weeks ago too.  It’s definitely chipping in all of the right places.  I may keep this one but I’ll have to find just the right spot for it first.

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I can’t wait to get this in my booth space!

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See you guys back here tomorrow.  I went shopping with my Mom recently and I can’t wait to show you all of the goodies we picked up.

Many blessings,

CoCo

Comments

    • says

      It’s definitely a popular color, Angie, I think it’s because it reminds people of the water and what could be more peaceful than that! Hugs to you to lady, coco

    • says

      Thank you, Terri! I love this combination of duck egg and pure white too. I know what you mean, it never ceases to amaze how one pot of paint can be a total game changer. Have an awesome day, Coco

  1. says

    This looks amazing, I love the colour, you always do such a brilliant job on the furniture!! Thank you for sharing with OMHG Wordless Wednesday Link Party.. Have a great day, co-host Evija @Fromevijawithlove x

    • says

      I appreciate it Jody, thank you! I’ve been painting furniture for a few years now and I’m always amazed at its power to transform. Good luck with your upcoming move! Coco

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