This antique dresser I found at the Salvation Army was love at first site.  The hardware and the curvy feet really drew me in, plus that little lip on the back of dresser, love those! Not too mention it was in great condition, drawers were in perfect condition.  A little haggling and it was mine!!  Well, only mine for a couple of days and then I found it a home :) I have used this yummy barn yard colored red for another client before and I knew this dresser was meant to be this Red Delicious color by Glidden.  A little distressing here and there around the edges and then I mixed up a glaze in a espresso color and wiped it on and off.  The glaze helps to tone down the brightness of the red and gives it that aged look too.  This time I decided to use my Howard's Citrus Wax to seal this lovely lady.   My husband said it's his favorite piece he's seen so far, woot woot!  
1/23/2014 08:05:00 pm

Wow! What a transformation-it's perfect in red.

7/6/2015 08:30:06 am

Love your work! I'm just getting started and taking in all I can learn.


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    Beauty on a Budget!  Former teacher turned furniture painter extraordinaire, who would have thought :) I live in sunny San Diego but more specifically on Coronado island, my fairytale home.  I love being a mom, wife, friend and entrepreneur.  Besides "Garage 36" I have been fortunate enough to own a business with Rodan + Fields Dermatologists. Helping people get the best skin of their lives and helping them grow their own business.  I really enjoy working from home on my terms and create my own lifestyle.

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