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Antique Dresser with layers of color and texture

I scored this antique dresser from an estate sale for an elderly German lady. She used it to store linens.
I think it saw allot more use before that duty though ;)

The top drawer for sure had wore a deep groove in the runner rail, I refilled with wood filler and sanded smooth once dry After repairs my first task is a deep clean especially on these old pieces. It was hand scrubbed with warm water, soap and some TSP and hosed till water runs clear then left overnight to dry.

Seeing it had lots of wear I choose a finish that would be in keeping with the age yet work with the years of service. Fusion Mineral Paint in coal black was mixed with their fresco for a textured paint and it was applied by brush in a random pattern all over the drawers and body.

Next layer once dry was Fusion Mineral Paint's little lamb and fresco

and again randomly applied by brush


I wish I knew the code for this dresser stamped on the back
Fusion Mineral Paint lamp white then went all over and left to dry
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Cece Caldwell's Las Vegas Fuschia



When I received my Cece Caldwell Paint brand rep package this month, I found one of the newest 4 out of 6 released colors in my box; Las Vegas Fuschia. The name alone made me thing glitter and girls so I went with a sweet nightstand in cherry tones to try it on.


 
 

 after the first coat dried overnight well I tried putting the kukui stain over it to deepen

 
but found it was not really the look I had in mind so repainted 2 more coats back over

I put a layer of poly on the top to add durability, note the color deepens quite a bit with poly, then I put another coat of fuchsia over it and waxed the entire piece a couple times and distressed the edges to bring out the wood details

 


 and I added fun drawer liner for another twist of fun
This bold but sweet pink is perfect for the glam princess weather she be wee or teen or anyone wanting a bit of Las Vegas to add pizzazz to your room! Check out Cece Caldwell to see the other 3 newly released colors and perhaps a sneak peek of the 2 yet to come!

disclosure: As a CeCe Caldwells paint rep, they provided me with this paint in exchange for creating this showcase piece, thanks Cece!

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