Curbside Find to Geometric!

9 Materials
$30
1 Day
Easy

My husband found this dresser sitting on the side of the road with broken handles... And some damage on the bottom drawer. Other than that it was a great shape!

I removed what knobs were left and gave it a good cleaning with krud kutter.

Then I took some speckle and filled all the holes. After it dried I sanded it smooth.

I painted 2 Coats of my base color with Retique It Stone Castle gray. After it was fully dry, I used Yellow delicate surface Frog Tape to tape the surrounding areas I didn't want painted.

Then I started with my first shape by taping it.

I painted over the tape with my base color first. That way if it wasn't sealed enough my color wouldn't bleed.

Then I painted my color 2 coats until you couldn't see the base color. Remove the tape carefully while wet at an angle so it doesn't remove any paint with it.

After each color dried thoroughly, I taped off new sections.

As you can see..I had a little bit to touch up. I used a fine artist brush instead of taping again.

I sealed the dresser using Retique It Tripletique. It's great stuff and will be easy to clean later.

So...the drawers were all different sizes and honestly I hate math and measuring, so I put a dab of toothpaste on the screw holes of the handles where I wanted to drill new ones. Yup..I'm one of those people.🤣

My husband would have spent hours measuring.

I then put on all the hardware. (I did spray paint these vintage handles with black)

And here it is! Wouldn't this be fun in a kid's room?

I think the colors are perfect together. 🥰

I ended up using Retique It Stone Castle, Marigold, Snow, Viridian, and Black Indigo. I used small amounts of paint colors, price of project is an estimate of that.

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