Wow - these knots did not want to go away.
2 coats of shellac.........................
2 coats of primer ( Zinnser - BIN - shellac based )
3 coats of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint later ( Pure white )
And here she is...............meet Nellie ( the naughty pine dresser )
Who used to look like this
Her owner wanted to lighten things up - and you can't get much lighter than white :)
I love the hinges - they just faded into the dresser before
all the edges were distressed..............
including the wood knobs ( if it were mine I'd switch them all out for pretty glass ones - but it's not so I'm just going to mind my own beeswax ) but just in case someone's reading this post PLEASE PUT GLASS KNOBS ON THIS BEDROOM SET - THANKS !
I hadn't sanded the mirror yet in these photos - but wanted to show it anyway - I love the harp style
Though I seldom paint interiors - I always paint any and all trim around the peremeters so that it's looks
" finished " - I also often add a little detail - in this case the same that I put on the matching end table -
A little surprise when you open the door :)
I also painted a mantel for them....................but other than attaching it to my wall - which I was going to do and then realized just in time that John would kill me - and then you'd all be left wondering what happened to me forever more - I can't really get a good pic of it
So it's sitting on top of the dresser ready to go
Nellie's ready to dance out the door
And up next?
The Armoire !
And the piece I'm most excited to do
The power of paint never gets old for me
Neither does transforming furniture :)
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