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Blend Colors of Grey Gray – Reclaim and Cottage Paint

I have been working on uploading photos to our store items online,  and wanted to share them here as well.   Seeing colors stacked next to each other is helpful when deciding color.

These pictures portray various shades of GREY that we offer,  4 boards using Reclaim Paint and 2 boards  Cottage Paint

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It’s obvious,Licorice  a stocked Reclaim color, is BLACK not GREY.  I included it as a reference for the other boards.  Pewter is a stocked Reclaim color as well

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Shadow and Lead are two of our Cottage Paint colors that we custom tint –

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and these last couple boards we call ‘Reclaim Blends‘  – colors we’ve concocted by blending together several or more Reclaim colors, using noted ratios –

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If you like clean and crisp color, your paint project will be easiest,  just pick the paint color and you are ready to roll….  for those that prefer an antiqued effect, or overglaze, you have many options –

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We offer a great selection of glaze colors,  and recently added two NEW glaze colors – a rich WALNUT,  and my favorite, a soft UMBER, the perfect neutral.   I’ll share those pictures next time.   Happy Painting!

Are you local to the Detroit area and interested in possibly updating your OWN tired furniture?  If so,  come visit us – we’re located at the corner of 23 Mile and Van Dyke in Shelby Township,  48316.    Don’t come Sunday or Monday, because we’re not open, but T,W, F  our hours are 10am-5pm  Thursday 10am-6pm and Saturday 10am-3pm. During holidays our hours do change, you can find updates on our website.

If you live too far away, we ship daily,  offering our full lines of paints, sundries and accessories – store.fabfinisher.com.

If you’re interested in a paint project, or need to get out for the evening, check out our Workshop Schedule,   register online or stop in and visit.

 

 

Powder Pigments Great For Tinting Wax And Your Paint Too!

Need powder pigments?  We’ve got you covered!   Did you read our post on the play by play of tinting your Clear Wax with pigments?  Check it out  Using Powder Pigments.

I love the pigments, they offer so many aging choices… (click to enlarge)

I used Slate Gray in my Clear WAx for this

Our store offers 1 ounce samplers for $4, included is a measuring spoon and an instruction card

 We also offer a Complete Powder Pigment Sampler Kit, $89.50 –

A FULL SET OF STONEWASH POWDER PIGMENT COLORS IN 4 OUNCE SAMPLER CONTAINERS, INCLUDES White, Slate Grey, Brown Oxide, Black, Yellow Oxide, Burnt Umber, Sienna, Red Oxide, Blue, Green , Acorn, Nautral Umber.   This kit will go a long way in your furniture refinishing…

You can find the powder pigments at our online store,  shop.fabfinisher.com   where you can also find a full selection of CeCe Caldwell Chalk and Clay Paints,  Caromal Colours Country Living Paints, Caromal Colours Reclaim  Beyond Paint,  and fun extras like metallics, brushes and rollers …

If you want to place an order, click on the  store photo below