I believe this one really is the true before and after!
Here is the Beach Chic Dresser before – not looking very beachy or fun.Here it is now!
This transformation was made possible with a few coats of a custom mix of Annie Sloan Old White and General Finishes Antique White and GF high performance sealer in satin. I also distressed it lightly to show off its lines.
The detailing on this piece is really gorgeous.The hardware is also lovely.Remember the burn hole? I created a mixture of wood filler, spackle and added the wood powder that I retrieved out of the sander bag. I applied it and used Varathane stain in Sunbleached to create a streaky, bleached look. I wanted that Beach Chic look!
The burn now looks more like an imperfection in the wood, or even a knot, and blends in quite well. As my daughter said, “If you don’t like it, put a lamp on it” and we proceeded to sing the Beyonce song lol!The whole piece is solidly built. I found this fun Liberty lining paper and thought it was the perfect touch for the drawers.I really am in love with this one!Don’t forget The Painted Drawer Inspiration Link Party is tomorrow! More links were posted than ever before! SO much talent out there! Until then!
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Great job, she’s gorgeous! Do you glue down your drawer liners?
Hi Caroline – they are the self adhesive but not too sticky. They can peel off. I bought the paper at Home Dept and love it. Cheers!
Love it, especially that stain!
Looking forward to your party
Thank you, Paige and the party is now live! Link up! I love to see your work!
You are sweet Suzanne! And very encouraging to me. Thank you!
I love it. Not only beautiful but a very useful piece too. I love the recessed paneling in the drawers and how the top one is different from the other two. Also the doors are so pretty. A truly lovely transformation
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Looks so fresh and current now Suzanne. Quite a difference between the before and after picture! “Put a Lamp On It”, cracking up over here.
Ha! I know, she really cracked me up too! So glad you like it 🙂 Thank you so much!
Very beachy. I think the doors help make the look. Great choice of color. As for the blemish, you’re right it looks like a white washed imperfection. Great cover up.
Thanks so much Tabitha!
Love the look! Tried creating the exact same driftwood feel for the top on the oysters on the Halfshell piece, couldn’t get some weird circle stains from popping and maring the effect even with a pre sealer… Improvised with a streaked paint effect… Yours turned out great!
Thanks Brenda! It was really fun and I’m glad I tried it!
Lovely transformation, Suzanne! And I love the beachy top!
Thank you so much, Beth!
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What a fantastic transformation! I really love the color of the top (and your solution to put a lamp on it, lol!). I agree the burn hole looks like a knot in the wood now and it blends beautifully. You did a lovely job!
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You know I love everything you do! You have mad skills girl. This one is stunning. But where in the heck do you find so many great pieces of furniture? … Featured you at Be Inspired this morning. Always happy to have you at the party!