Antique Vanity Refinished in French Vanilla


I found this beautiful little vanity for a steal and refinished it in French Vanilla by Sherwin Williams. It's a beauty! You can see the details on my blog. http://createinspireme.blogspot.com/2013/06/vanity-in-french-vanilla.html
Before--she needed some veneer work
After--there was a lot of bleed through, even with primer, so I ended up using shellac between coats
There was a gorgeous piece of veneer on the top, so I carefully sanded and then refinished it with Dark Walnut.
I lightly distressed the details and....
Voila! I also found this sweet little chair to go with.:)

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  • Kris Abbett
    on Jul 9, 2017

    What did you use to distress the details? I have a recently purchased vanity that I would like to do same color and look. It currently has a dark blue paint over a rust color(?). Please advise

    Thank you,


    Kris Abbett

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