Jill B
Jill B
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  • Bismarck, ND

french grain sack inspired dresser


Found this beauty at a rummage sale for $20. Had to rip off the back and replace it and fix a drawer runner, but after that it was ready to paint. I love the french grain sack look and had seen another dresser done this way and I was in love. I love the distressed chippy look so took my sand paper and made some worn areas. The AnnieSloanChalkPaint didn't cover great the first coat and I had something seeping through. So I primed it instead, then went with the ASCP paint. I know it would have covered eventually, but with the high price of ASCP I just thought it would be economical to prime it. After it was painted, it distressed beautifully.
beginning dresser
taped off the lines after I painted the whole thing with Old White Chalk Paint from Annie Sloan
Drawers after the tape came off and disressed a bit
showing some detail
finished product
closer view
voila!
ready to head to the store!

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  • Alexandra Arena
    on Jul 12, 2013

    Perfectly matches the headboard! ;)

  • Lynn Zawojski
    on Mar 10, 2014

    really nice work. I agree with sometimes it's less expensive and less time spent by using a spray primer first, followed by ASCP. Love the look and will be using this very shortly on my furniture projects. thanks

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