Vintage Dresser

Peacock Blue Eastlake Dresser

Eastlake painted dresser

First published two years ago, the Peacock Blue Eastlake dresser!  A Sunday Flashback

I am so excited to start working on this week’s favorite find and went with a color fit for this little gem – Corinth Blue from General Finishes.  I decided to highlight the details in gold which pairs well with this rich, bright blue. The paint was toned down to a gorgeous, deep hue with the application of General Finishes water based glaze, Burnt Umber.  It created depth and gave it a rich, aged patina.  I was pleasantly surprised to see it transform into a peacock blue!

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The Best of 2015 Countdown Begins!

Hello!  It’s great to be back to blogging after such a wonderful Christmas break.  We had temperatures in the 70’s which made it a very strange Christmas, indeed.  However it was wonderful as we were at the beach – perfect!

We only have a few more days left of 2015!  I always love to share my top 10 projects of the year and so, let the countdown begin 🙂

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Autumnal Inspired Dresser Before & After

I mentioned before how the weather has finally broken in Maryland – whew!  We have cooler evenings and my kids even need jackets in the morning on the way to the bus.  I was in the mindset of fall when I decided to go with General Finishes Somerset Gold on this piece.

The Autumnal Inspired Dresser!

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In Progress…

In progress!

After spending an hour or so stripping the top, now comes the point where I need to decide which direction to take it (the best part).  Hmmmm…

The Painted Drawer Link Party

What have I been up to this week? A Bedside Table in Duck Egg Blue, To Distress or Not to Distress, A HUGE Labor Day GIVEAWAY, A Goopy Dresser Gets a Makeover and What Would YOU Do? A Tween Bedroom!

What have you been up to?

Welcome to The Painted Drawer Link Party!

We all love the true “before and after” on this blog and last week’s features won’t let you down! They epitomize what talent, creativity and vision can do. Let’s party!

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Having Fun! Goopy Vintage Dresser Before & After

First up – if you haven’t entered the HUGE Labor Day GIVEAWAY please do so now!  Even if you have entered, you can tweet and share on Instagram every day to get more entries and increase your chances of winning!

Do you remember I found a very vintage bedroom set a few week’s back at a thrift store? It had gooped up old paint all over it. Well, I took the old, goopy dresser and had a blast with it!

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