Saturday, November 5, 2011

Finished the Dresser

Linking with Miss Mustard Seed, Favorite Furniture of 2011
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Primitive and Proper  BEST furniture projects of 2011

Why I didn't take pictures of DH fixing a couple of loose bits, adding the wheels, putting on the handles I don't know. Glue, clamps, nails, screws, cleaning up glue drips, you recognize the process.

Here it is, finished. I posted about it here and here and finally, finished.

I love the look. Its the first time I've tried two colours on one piece of furniture and I love the end result. There were two handles missing so the bottom drawer got handles that are a bit shinier, shaped a bit differently. This dresser arrive with wheels but the holes were there and the dresser was so happy to get its wheels again.
Finished, beautiful, vintage
a second and third wax and buff
added more Paris Grey inside the slats and edges
Isn't that wheel delicious - so worn, rust so smooth,
love the paint (ASCP Versailles under Paris Grey, clear wax)
                   Before                                After (blue glow from TV)

11 comments:

  1. That's a magical transformation! It represents a boatload of work....but well worth it!!!

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  2. Beautiful makeover! Love the two colors you chose.

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  3. It turned out beautifully!

    xo
    Claudia

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  4. AMAZING JOB!...you need to link up girl!...go to miss mustard seed!

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  5. Brilliant makeover....Love the new look... I love the handles that you have chosen ;-) ;-) ... Beautiful....

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  6. it looks awesome, joy! i love those colors, you know, and the two toned look really gives this piece some charm and life!

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  7. Love the two-tone - i am kind of all about that right now:). Thanks for visiting my site at White Street Interiors - appreciate the comment! I am a follower now!

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  8. This turned out amazing...what a wonderful transformation :)

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  9. Fabulous llok-love it-I'm your newest follower-stop over for a visit!!

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  10. You did a fabulous job. It looks great now and I love that you used two colors. So unique.

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