One of my favorite things about a furniture makeover is the before and after photos! I always wonder, how many people would just walk by this dresser in a thrift store, or get rid of it because it’s old and they’ve just had it forever. What do you have in your home that could use a makeover? I used General Finishes Coastal Blue for this project… and the end results are stunning! Take a look!
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The body of this piece is painted in Wise Owl Paint – One Hour Enamel in the color Weathervane. I love this product for a Mid Century piece because it has a built in sealant with a really great satin sheen to finish it off. It really looks lovely on a MCM!
I debated painting the hardware a brighter bronze or gold, but decided to stick with the original patina! I did make sure to clean them really well, and spruce them up with some gold Rub ‘N Buff. I added just a little bit to the edges, so now the beautiful detail stands out a bit more on the navy blue, while still leaving the original dark brass color in the middle. It’s the perfect option for getting the best of both worlds!
Closer Look at the Details!
I sealed this piece with General Finishes Flat out Flat, I love the look of this sealant! No shine, which keeps that vintage charm that I love so much!
If you are interested in learning how to paint furniture yourself, my painting furniture course walks your through all the steps needed to create a beautiful furniture makeover just like this. It even includes a bonus lesson that teaches how to stain furniture properly!
And if you want to learn how to choose furniture to refinish, make sure to grab my guide to find the perfect piece of thrifted furniture!
Thanks so much for stopping by, I hope this piece has inspired you!!! ❤️✌🏻