Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Drexel Side Table in Milk Paint

Wow I've been out of sorts lately...I'm not sure if it's the chaos of school starting or the fact that I got a bug and have felt like crap for a week now...maybe it's just the end of summer but I haven't felt like blogging...I go to the computer but only have the energy to scroll threw Pinterest...


I have manged to get a bunch of projects done...I've been making jewelry, bags and painting furniture for the Valley Vintage Market coming up in just 10 days and I'm a bit nervous or maybe it's neurotic but I'm scared to death I wont have enough done...I have this vision of what I want it to look like but I'm running out of time.  :(


Anyway this Lovely will be there....
She's by Drexel and is definitely a quality piece of furniture!!


Here's what she looked like when I found her....Her finish was beat up, but other than that she's a solid piece of furniture!
The first thing I did was sand the top...I've been wanting to do a two tone piece for a long time!
I painted the body with Miss Mustard Seeds Milk Paint (This is the first I've used it) and am very happy with the results!!!


After doing some distressing I applied a coat of wax...I use a blend of two waxes to get the color and the finish I want...



Isn't the detailing fantastic?


I painted the drawer pull in flat black to finish the look.


So what do you think??  I don't want to let it go....but I must!!
See you at the Market.  :)
Denise
I will be linking up to many of parties on my side bar.


12 comments:

  1. I think this will be one of the first to be sold. Love the details you highlighted and the two-toned look. Good Luck!

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  2. Beautiful! I don't know how you could sell it! Good luck Girl!

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  3. I love milk paint on this! You did a great job!
    Thank you for linking up to my Furniture & Paint Party! Hope to see you again soon.

    Brooke
    startathome.blogspot.com

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  4. Pretty piece! You did a wonderful job on this table.

    I am your newest follower.

    Judy

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  5. Featured at Friday Favorites tomorrow! Great photos! laura@imnotatrophywife.com
    Please link up to new party tomorrow!

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  6. Fantastic! Thanks for stopping by DIY Vintage Chic’s Friday’s Five Features and Fun Festivities. Don’t forget to stop back by tomorrow!

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  7. super duper - featuring this beauty tonight on Trash 2 Treasure Tuesday. :)

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  8. Denise, glad you are feeling better. I really love the way this piece turned out! I painted an old desk that was my fathers two tone and I love it! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  9. This is so pretty! I love the two toned look :)

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  10. Beautiful piece! And you did a great job on this side table!

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