This old-fashioned dresser had seen higher days. It had scratches, dings and dents and was short of significant refresh. Thanks to hard work, creativity and milk paint this dresser can now shine again.
After cleaning, filling, sanding your piece and putting off your hardware, decide what look you need on your piece. This piece was over a hundred years old and was once lacking the important thing gap covers on the drawers.
I decided to make molds utilising DAS clay modeling material and remodel with Prima Molds to make lovely covers to connect over the open key holes. First I sprayed the molds with Pam cooking spray to promote a easy unlock of the clay once it’s fashioned. Subsequent, I took a section of clay and molded it to fit the key hole form I selected from the molding sheet. I popped it out immediately and used wooden glue to stick it to the drawers at the same time it used to be still pliable.
After that was dry, I blended the milk paint in step with the instructions for that company. For this piece I used Shackteau Interiors Milk Paint in Magnolia Pier. I blended equal ingredients water and milk paint and used a mini whisk. After letting it sit in a tumbler jar to thicken up somewhat I used my Zibra Fan brush to start applying the paint.
After the primary coat dried, I took a great nice sheet of sandpaper and smoothed out the conclude even though with this paint and piece it did not appear to be critical. I used a microfiber material to dispose of any sanding dust and continued to color my second coat. After my 2nd coat was dry I took a fine grit bendy sanding pad to look if I would promote some chipping with sanding evenly. It worked! After painting and marking the highest utilising normal Finishes Walnut stain I applied clever Owl Unscented furniture Salve to seal. The final step was once utilizing Annie Sloan darkish wax around the newly created key hole moulds to create some depth and curiosity on the drawers.
The final touch was once including these lovely D. Lawless teardrop pulls! Are not they perfect
Natasha Meeks is a 20-year-old part time kitchen assistant who enjoys binge-watching boxed sets, watching television and swimming. She is stable and considerate, but can also be very dull and a bit standoffish. She is an American Christian who defines herself as straight. She started studying food science at college but never finished the course. She is obsessed with reading.
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