Antique Chest in Scandinavian Pink


I fell in love with this petite chest of drawers as soon as I saw it. It had already been (mostly) stripped down so it was a blank canvas. I'm not really a pink kind of girl but I had a vision for this cutie.
Before. The stripper was actually left on parts of this piece so I had to give it a good sanding before painting. I then sealed it with shellac to prevent any bleed through.
After. I used layers of Scandinavian Pink and Old White from AS to create this look. I love how the highlights give this piece a worn French feel.
The mirror was actually missing when I bought it. I decided to replace it with a homemade chalkboard instead. Details on my blog.
I added rusty cup pulls to ground all the pink.
It had a pretty oak top so I stained it dark and gave it a few coats of poly. There are a few more pics up on my blog. :)

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  • Judy Henderson Beckler
    on Jun 28, 2017

    HEY, sorry not good with a computer , how do I get to your blog? I'd like to read it. thanks
  • Kathy
    on Jan 11, 2020

    This is absolutely gorgeous!!!! I just love the pink, i am doing this with pink and another dresser in gray. I just love it, stunning!!!!


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