This is one piece that spoke to me, one day as I walked with my grandbaby down the street from her house to mine. "Rescue me"it whispered, while 2 men were tossing things out of a house. so I stopped and looked and I asked if anything was wrong with this piece. They just had no use for it... so... back I walked to get my son's truck and rescue her I did.
But I did it again. Forgot the dark and oak-y shots...Got so excited and dove right in. Here is the finished product. Annie Sloan to the rescue on this abandoned vanity.
This vanity was all dark oak.
Halfway through the paint application, I did the dunce move on my head.. :)
"You dope you forgot the befores"
So you may have to imagine a wee bit of the before. Here is a couple shots I stopped and took.
The whole thing was dark
Then I got back to work on it.
I really like the highly distress look of this bureaux, below that I spotted and photographed,
at Home Goods
So I set out to do a similar finish.
A close up below of that inspiration bureaux.
And a close up of my vanity below when finished.
I'm pleased as puddin on how pretty she is.
And today she went in my booth in Cape May
I already had an admirer before I even got the tag on her.
That feels good.... I did take my time finishing her.
It was off and on work for 3 days, cause my life gets in the way.
You know how that goes, with laundry and dishes, and God forbid, anyone should need to eat!
But.. got her done.
Do you like it?
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