Retro Clock Makeover

3 Hours
My husband, who I lovingly refer to as "The Intern", brought this cute little clock home from an auction. I loved the clock and knew I wanted a very shabby, heavily distressed finish for this one.
Here is the before pic of the clock. Not in horrible shape but definitely a little dark and dreary for my taste. First thing I do with everything I get is to give it a good scrubbing! A little water, dish soap and vinegar works wonders.
I decided to use a sample I had just received from Dixie Belle Paint. It is a no prep paint, so I skipped the sanding and priming.
The color of the glaze looked blue-ish. But it went on nicely and had a good brownish/gray color when it dried.
I  was a little worried that this tiny little sample size wasn't going to be enough, especially in a near white color. But I knew I was going to heavily distress and glaze so I wouldn't need perfect coverage. I believe this is about 4 oz.
I managed to get a good first coat and a fairly decent amount for a second coat out of the jar. I was pretty impressed with how far that little jar went, especially with all of the shelves on this clock. Next step was to glaze and distress.
Now it is time to get her dressed!

And here she is, all prettied up!

Dixie Belle Paint Company
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