Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Craigslist Dresser Revamp

This is a dresser and night stand set that I purchased off of Craigslist.  It is also my first project using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint.  This paint is amazing!  No sanding or priming required.  I first sanded the top of the pieces down because I wanted to stain them with Minwax Dark Walnut.  After the tops were sanded, stained and sealed, I painted the rest of the pieces with Annie Sloan "Duck Egg".  The paint goes on very smoothly and dries quickly.  I then lightly distressed with sand paper and then used a combination of clear and dark Annie Sloan waxes.  This was a very easy project and I love the finished products.  What do you think?

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34 comments:

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    1. Thank you so much Cassie!! I am a huge fan of your amazing blog!!

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  2. I love them! I am in the middle of painting a set of bedroom furniture duck egg and old white mixed together. I love seeing the finished product of someone who knows what they're doing! The pieces look amazing!

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    1. Thank you so much Jenny!! I can't wait to see your bedroom set!!

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  3. Gorgeous! Love that you stained the tops. The color is awesome. Visiting from Frugal Friday. :)

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  4. Love them!!!! I am wanting to get Duck Egg. Pinning this:) Thank you for sharing. I am your newest follower. Hope you can visit me sometime too:)

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    1. Thanks Tammy!! I love this color too. I have to stop myself from painting everything this color!!

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  5. Sarah,
    You did a beautiful job. I have used ASCP and love the results. Great find!
    Smiles, Alice

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    1. Thanks Alice! I really appreciate the feedback!

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  6. What what a great find. And it looks soooo good painted with chalk paint. :)

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  7. great find and great re-do. Can't wait to see your older posts.

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    1. Thank you! Just getting this blog started, so not many "older" posts!!

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  8. Fabulous! I love the color. I must be the only living blogger who hasn't tried ASCP yet. Clearly, I need to give it a whirl!

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    1. Thank you! I love ASCP. I just finished a project that I didn't use it on.... and it reminded me why I love ASCP!!

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  9. What a beautiful transformation ! I love the color you chose to use-someday I will have to order ASCP and give it a try:-)

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    1. Thank you so much Kathy! The chalk paint is definitely worth the price!!

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  10. I think it's beautiful! So glad you linked up!

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  11. Welcome to blogging. Glad you found the newbie party. Enjoy and have fun making new friends and mingling.

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    1. Thank you!! Loving my first week : )

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  12. Beautiful transformations...the pieces look wonderful. I love the ASCP too..looking forward to taking my first class with the ASCP certified painter...

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    1. Thank you so much! I really appreciate it!

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  13. Love, love both pieces! I'm probably the only person in blogland that hasn't tried ASCP. It's so difficult to determine the colors...at least for me. Some indicate they are a grey shade and then someone comments about the taupe finish. I have 4 pieces of furniture to paint right now and here I sit, still doubting. :-)

    So glad I found your blog...stopped by from Debbiedoo's. I'm a new follower so will be looking for more guidance about painting furniture.

    Stop by and say hi when you can!

    Pat

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    1. Thank you for your kind comments!! I have only tried Duck Egg, Paris Grey and Old White and I love them all. I really don't think you can go wrong with ASCP!! Good luck!

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  14. LOVE this dresser, love the color, It's downright lovely! ;)

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    1. Thank you! One of my favorites as well : )

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