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“In the photograph by my bed my mother is perpetually smiling on me. I guess I have forgiven us both, although sometimes in the night my dreams will take me back to the sadness, and I have to wake up and forgive us again.” ― Sue Monk Kidd

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the Guardianfrom the Guardian

Writers' rooms: Jane Austen

Jane Austen

detail of gold and faded blue patina..... Annie Sloan has made this look easy to accomplish with her Chalk Paint. I'd probably use a dark (Aubusson) and light (Louis) blue, maybe a little Old White on the high spots.

Find this sitting in an empty room what does it say? How some of the greatest #books and masterpieces mankind has ever known started

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Grey Wash Wood Finish

Grey Wash Wood Finish - http://akadesign.ca/grey-wash-wood-finish/