A Handpainted Dresser by Somewhat Quirky Design

I think from the moment I found this dresser on the curb with a "FREE" sign on it I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it. My inspiration photo had been on my Pinterest board for 2 years.
I used a bone inlay piece being sold online for $2700 to inspire the pattern. After I painted the entire piece in two coats of Chalk Paint(R) in Paloma. I made a mix of 3 Chalk Paint(R) to do the hand painting with.
I measured to find the center of each drawer and drew in the design with chalk.
Then I slowly, but surely, painted the whole thing.
I used three coats of wax. I wanted it to be shiny like real inlay furniture is.
I think it's beautiful!
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  • Beatriz Sol Beatriz Sol on Mar 07, 2021

    Hello. Is there a tutorial or YouTube to do this?

    My project is to transform an old cabinet into something like the stenciled one you made. Could you please guide me?

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