Our Toulouse Blue is a beautiful soft french inspired blue. An Artisan crafted multi-pigmented colour that reacts beautifully to light and shadow. Although a blue, this is quite a feminine blue, often described by customers who use it as "a pretty soft blue"
A stunning colour as it is, Toulouse blue can also be manipulated in many ways to create further interest and depth to suit you interiors Today's Pictagram shows this gorgeous blue in 5 ways :
The background shows Toulouse blue simply with clear wax. This is the colour as it is.
Then further along you see the vase that has been painted in Toulouse Blue with Dark wax, this provides warmth and age to the blue, you can see the dark wax gathering in all the cracks and brushstrokes bringing these details to life. If you are after an aged french blue or an antique blue then Toulouse and Artisan dark wax is a great option.
Then you have Toulouse with White coloured wax. This lightens the Toulouse and creates more of a pale french blue. On a larger surface it will appear more like a limed french blue, and becomes a very neutral blue, a great finish for those looking for something a little lighter, fresher and a great pairing for both coastal and french inspired interiors.
We have also paired Toulouse with Dusky Fields coloured wax in the photo which shows a lovely green hue over the Blue, using this darker green over Toulouse will add rustic age & create a lovely aged blue -green paint effect and striking depth to the blue, great for an aged rustic finish
Toulouse and Liberty coloured wax is a classic pairing creating a beautiful tonal interest, it's subtle and soft using both blue and green this finish is soft and pretty and lifts beautifully with a hint of metallics.
Toulouse is also a lovely colour to consider for painted upholstery, think white frame with a pretty soft blue seat, the fabric in the picture shows Toulouse painted and sealed with clear wax.
We're also included photos of a piece done in Toulouse, using three of the coloured wax pictured on a table, Dusky Fields, Liberty and Dark Wax, enhanced with our gold cremes and glazes and you can find more info on this project by click on the link here
The options are endless when it comes to different ways of interpreting Toulouse, a stunning elegant french blue that will add colour and elegance into a space, with endless ways to use this Versatile blue on decorative paint finishes
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