Blue Velvet Dresser With Amber Gold Accents

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Hi creative friends! I would like to share a special makeover I did for my birthday last year. I have this vintage piece of furniture that had beautiful details but it lacked a little sparkle. Here's how I transformed this gorgeous and attractive dresser.

This is the dresser I started with. Bought it for $67 at a Thrift Store. Used furniture prices have gone up in my area so this was a steal of a deal for that price!

I started by removing the hardware and cleaning the whole piece with a TSP substitute.

Removing the broken trims with a putty knife.

Then scuff sanding the entire dresser.

I then added these heat bendable trims to replace the broken ones. I love how they match the details of this dresser.

Primed with a tinted primer. This not only helps to avoid liquid smears/bleedthrough but also lessens the number of coats since we are using dark paint colors.

Painted the whole furniture with one coat of dark navy blue.

And for the paint wash, I brushed dark teal and then dabbed it off with a shop towel revealing the navy base coat underneath.

Now, to glisten up the details, I used copper-gold with red undertones.

Look at the color of the hardware's before and after. Isn't the amber gold color gorgeous?

The details are so lovely! They are really brought back to life!

The velvety blue finish really compliments the gold accents and vice versa. I am really amazed and happy with how elegant this dresser turned out!

I hope you've enjoyed my birthday dresser makeover! Let me know in the comments below what do you think about it. Happy Furniture Painting Friends!

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