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Painting Doors... How to get from trashy metal to aged grandeur.

At some point in our life, we all do something for the first time. I had never painted a door before. And yet, here I am in my new house, with 27 doors to paint. I had to start somewhere. And where better than the door to my atelier? The little entryway to my world of creation and imagination. So I decided to take some risks. Work with colours and textures Inever would have combined before. After all, what’s the worst that could happen? I would hate it and have to repaint the door. No big deal. With Frenchic chalk and mineral paint, I don’t have to sand off the existing finish or prime it. It’s a paint and go product. There really wasn’t anything to loose. My first challenge was how to take


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