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White and Neglected Craigslist Dresser Turned Green Beauty

I transformed this once neglected white dresser I found on Craigslist into a gorgeous addition to my home. This was the first time I used a home made chalk paint recipe (Nowhere near as great as Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan). The paint color is called Happy Camper by Behr and the depth of color was achieved by using Annie Sloan dark soft wax.

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  • Marakiaya
    Marakiaya Australia

    I love this! Well done!!

  • Lisa
    Lisa La Crescent, MN

    Melody, I am just learning about the wax coat. Can it be also applied to semi-gloss latex paints?

  • Michaela Turiace
    Michaela Turiace Auburn, CA

    I love the color!

    • Melody
      Melody Elgin, IL

      @Michaela Turiace Thank you!

  • Lisa
    Lisa Kirksville, MO

    I've been looking at what seems like thousands of samples of green paint. I hope this looks as awesome in person, as it does on my computer. I am so borrowing this idea and color scheme!

    • Melody
      Melody Elgin, IL

      Lisa, the color is great, but this also has a dark wax over top. So you might want to either add some dark wax or a glaze if you want to deepen the color a bit.

  • Sue Scimeca
    Sue Scimeca New Lenox, IL

    Wow, for a first time attempt this is excellent! Good job.

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