Surfing U.S.A. I couldn’t help but sing when I finally finished this dresser that I’ve been tinkering with on and off for several weeks. I painted it three times trying to get it just right but each time I wasn’t feeling it. Am I the only one who does this?
I initially painted it in a rich green but felt this color was a bit too taste specific to sell quickly in our area.
Click here to see how it looked initially
You know me, I like to mix ‘em up so I layered over it to tone it down a bit.
The top was given one nice coat of APC’s Blue Jeans which has since been retired. I washed over that color with APC’s Surfboard. The two colors really pop one another!
The icing on the cake was when my friend Laurie stopped by and asked if I wanted to borrow her awesome stencil for anything. Um ~ YEAH!
I mixed up some leftover sample pots to paint a base color of orange then topped it off with another layer of yellow.
Scuffed it up a bit then sealed it with Clear Wax and off she went to the shop to await her new owner.
Finally ~ I Likey! What do you think?
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A hui hou ~ Shelly
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