Wanderlust Trunk Makeover

I LOVE LOVE LOVE recreating furniture but vintage trunks are for sure one of my favorites. This one totally spoke to me and wanted to be a traveler!
As I've said before, I'm totally Trunk Drunk on vintage trunks!!
I chalk painted this trunk with van Gogh Fossil Paint in Patina...to.die.for. Blue and sealed it with dark and light wax to get that tome worn feel.
I hand painted the graphic of an Antique Compass Rose on the top and a little Wanderlust and meaning on the front. So Fun!!!
I lined the inside of the trunk with vintage postage tissue paper, then I clear coated it for that perfect seal!

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  • Cris Dominguez Cris Dominguez on Feb 12, 2019

    Hi!!!! I love this! I just bought a trunk at a flea market. The metal edges are rusty. Should i paint over it or try to fix the rusty parts first before painting?

  • Carrie Carrie on Jun 26, 2021

    Where can I find the van high fossil paint? And is the patina separate

  • Carrie Carrie on Jun 27, 2021

    Where can I find the van high fossil paint that you used on your wonder lust trunk. And did you use a planting? And a brown wax?

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