We did this with Annie Sloan graphite, Paris gray, and old ochre then finished with a dark wax glaze.
I painted the top of the table with Graphite Chalk Paint and the base with Old Ochre. I used Annie Sloan clear and dark wax over the Old Oc... http://relovedrubbish.blogspot.com/2013/02/leather-topped-table-chalk-paint.html
Emperor's Silk Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan over Graphite
Driftwood with Annie Sloan chalk paint. Table top done with graphite, coco and old white. Clear wax with a little dark wax gives a low luster shine.
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ Decorative Paint Antoinette with dark wax
Frenchic paint 'Stormy' with mixed ceramic knobs
Picasso Portrait Reference with things like this I print them laminate them and leave them on the art shelf for the kids to use and incorporate them as they please. Often with more imaginative things then I could ever come up with.
Roll A Picasso Art Game
Το τρένο του μέλλοντος σε κενό αέρος
hang kids art so that it is easily changed. Ikea curtain rod & curtain hooks. Total $5! (from Honeybee Vintage blog, it has other cute ideas too)