Saturday, January 9, 2016
Our oldest is finishing up her masters year and is moving into an off campus apartment. Hence she needed some furnishings. Below is a super quick transformation of the dresser that went with the crib we used for all 3 girls.
It's been in my basement storing
odds and ends for years now.
Take a peek...
It's also the first time I've used Lowes chalk paint...
I was VERY happy with the results.
|BEFORE & AFTER|
|This was the old maple dresser we purchased |
over 22 years ago to go in the nursery...
|Emptied and removed the drawers and got started |
using Valspar Chalk paint available at Lowes.
|Good coverage after 2 coats...|
|Finished off with a glaze I made using |
a dark Greige paint color and clear glaze...
it adds texture to a pure white piece,
giving it an aged, beachy appearance!
|Since it was a quick fix, |
I decided to paint the knobs instead of replacing them...
|I was very happy with the results of the Valspar Chalk Paint...|
I always use the Minwax paste wax on top of my painted projects.
|I always seem to go back to this mixture for glazing white pieces...|
a little goes a very long way!
|Not bad for a quick fix...|
and so the little nursery lives on in a Grad school apartment...:)