Wednesday, November 2, 2011

A "would you buy it" continued


A couple of weeks ago I was given this dresser. It needed some help. Click here for that post.
I painted the drawers inside because of a 'mildew' smell. It helped.
Monday (Halloween) I painted the dresser with ASCP Versailles and Old White after giving the dresser a light sanding to remove the loose varnish.
Tuesday I painted the dresser with ASCP Paris Grey and Old White.
This isn't the end though, it hasn't been 'worn a bit', has no handles and hasn't been waxed. That is for another post.
Can you believe the dahlia's haven't been 'frosted' yet - picked these on October 31st.

Some more 'colour' changes might be happening too. A comparison of the 'as it came', Versailles and Old White and finally Paris Grey and Old White.

More to come another day.

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14 comments:

  1. I am impressed!! You totally REDEEMED this piece and gave it a whole new life!!! I am following you closely as I have many pieces here at home I want to refinish but the only thing I have done so far is the Shabby Chic look. You inspire me!

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  2. I love the colors you chose. Would look good with burlap...turned out great!
    ♥Linsey

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  3. You're definitely bringing it back to life... can't wait to see it when your finished. I'm enjoying your creative process...thank you for sharing!

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  4. I'm liking this transformation! What a difference! I know that the end result will be perfect.

    xo
    Claudia

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  5. I love what you did with the Paris Gray and Old White! So glad your "saving" this piece. Great job!

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  6. Wow, what a difference some elbow grease and paint makes! It is looking great! One of these days I need to try come chalk paint:)

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  7. what a lovely transformation!!!!!

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  8. Versailles...Paris Grey...beautiful possibilities...looking forward to seeing your finished piece!

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  9. I love it! If you still have a problem with musty drawers, try a few drops of rosemary essential oil. That's what British antique dealers use.

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  10. I've never used ASCP yet but I see it all around. Yours turned out fantastic, do you see a big difference with ASCP? Worth the money?

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  11. ooh! lookin' good! can't wait to see what comes next!

    amy

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  12. I also like to restore my furniture.
    I really enjoyed your blog.

    Bj
    Rose

    http://amigasqueengordam.blogspot.com/

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  13. It has so much more character painted two colors! I will look forward to seeing what you do with the hardware.

    Thanks for sharing this at the Bunny Hop!

    xoxo Bunny Jean
    Wednesday's Bunny Hop Party!

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