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Curvy French 9 Drawer Dresser

How about French Provincial dresser in shades of grey? I would love to hear your comments below. I purchased this giant dresser sight unseen and when it arrived it was in rough shape. Subscribe to this  Blog   ~    Follow me on  Instagram   Follow me on  Pinterest  ~ Follow me on  Facebook Follow me on   Hometalk   ~  Visit  my  Etsy Store Email me The top had deep scratches and dings, the back was missing, drawers misaligned, chipped veneer and oh so dirty but the solid wood construction and pretty style would make all the work worth it. See the completed antique coffee table tutorial peeking in upper left corner. Close up shows the dings and scratches but also the original finish crazed,  I stripped the top with a chemical paint stripper as step #1. Areas needing wood filler were addressed and filled (see above right) Then is was time to power sand it smooth. (left is sanded and the right side is not) All sanded and super smooth, look at the lovely grain. The curvy edges were then s

Fusion roll top desk












When I brought this antique replica roll top desk home, my youngest daughter called it for her birthday gift. She chose a creamy white exterior and her favorite mint for the interior. With these choices in mind I selected Fusion Mineral paint in Champlain and Laurentien.

but before color could be added I took the entire piece apart to make repairs and scrub well.


once dry, I reassembled the bottom and started applying the color with 2 coats of  Fusion Mineral paint champlain on all the exterior all sides including the under edge - I think it gives a more finished look





the same thing with the inside pieces with the minty laurentien green from Fusion Mineral paint with all hardware removed and cleaned then applied after 2 coats and distressing the edges



In keeping with the vintage look I wanted to add depth to the warm white paint so chose Homestead House dark wax in espresso, shown below on the roll top you can see how it adds depth and dimension and age too.


then all was reassembled and here it is









the original velvet lining is a darker teal, perfect right?


side view shows the espresso wax shadows


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  1. Looks like a LOT of work, but it turned out great. I really like the soft aqua blue on the inside with the white on the outside. Nice job!

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    1. thank you, a labor of love for my girl for sure ;)

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  2. Love this. Pinned. Thanks for sharing at To Grandmas House We Go.

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  3. This piece is sooo much better painted! Love how you painted the cubbies the aqua, but oh, what a pain to brush paint! I would have wanted to spray those-you are a patient lady!

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    1. thank you, it actually was much easier taking it all apart to paint ;)

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  4. This piece is sooo much better painted! Love how you painted the cubbies the aqua, but oh, what a pain to brush paint! I would have wanted to spray those-you are a patient lady!

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  5. I love these little rolltop desks, perfect solution to store your laptop and tablets all tidy and neat. I'm still deciding on what color to redo mine in, your combo looks great I adore aqua. Nice Job and thanks for sharing your project at Fridays Furniture Fix!

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  6. Featuring this tonight on the To Grandmas House We Go Link Party. Have a great week.

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  7. Thank you so much for sharing this at the Farmhouse Friday link party! Shared and pinned! :)

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  8. Me again! :) Just wanted to let you know this will be featured tomorrow at the Farmhouse Friday link party #3!

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