I think all of blogland was blogging and featuring it.
The chest was done by Lindauer designs… check it out here.
and create a masterpiece.
(Very similar to their chest).
I loved the vintage wheels and clean lines.
I feel this technique should be done on more of a
straight lined, no frills (curves etc.) piece.
staining the knobs and top, so that is what I did.
Of course I had to add a little of Atlanta’s favorite places to it.
I love New York,
but I thought how cool it would be to have an item from my city…
can’t find that everywhere, right?
supplies before starting was a must.
You can see there wasn’t just white paint, but yellow paint too.
After the top was stripped,
stain was added to the top and finished with
3 protective poly topcoats.
The chest was glossy white without an old vintage look, so I added an off white paint sporadically over the dresser – quite messy as I wanted the white to appear through the off white color.
You can see this here with the letters.
It definitely gives the letters more dimension and texture.
Not fun getting that off without taking off the paint.