Because there was still paint in the bowl….

When I was in England in June and stopped by Annie Sloan’s shoppe in Oxford (is my chest puffing out with  excitement here?!), I purchased two enamal bowls and some other items.  When I paint, I use a special ladle I got from my favourite shop in Florence, Colorado and scoop out one or two scoops of paint at a time (depending on the size of the project) and ladle it into my Annie Bowl.  I keep a spray bottle of water to hand so I can dilute as desired or spray the surface of my work (more on this another day) and …. oh I digress.

So yesterday when I wrapped up painting the lovely “Provençe” inside the hutch, I still had some left in the bowl.  Usually, I would just pour it back into the can.  But I had enough I thought, “Hmmmm… What else needs a lovely coat of Provençe?”

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Why the kitchen cabinets, of course!  Indeed, I’d been pondering over Duck Egg and Provençe and after seeing the hutch interior knew my mind was made up.  I took off the doors and started in…  I tried with no luck to get the shelves out as they are adjustable so knew they must come out.  Apparently, not for me they don’t!  So – for now – I did the lazy -err extremely efficient – way of painting and left them in.

First coat is done!  Needs another coat due to the high-use of the cabinet space but I put the dishes back in just for kicks and giggles (and to get them off the counter so I could cook green chili for dinner…. again, I digress.)

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I never realised the shelves are bowed until I saw the photo!

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Not painting the exterior of the cabinets in Old White so this will have to wait to be finished….  What colour AM I going to use???  Stay tuned!!!

❤️Jill

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