Antique Chest in Scandinavian Pink

I fell in love with this petite chest of drawers as soon as I saw it. It had already been (mostly) stripped down so it was a blank canvas. I'm not really a pink kind of girl but I had a vision for this cutie.
Before. The stripper was actually left on parts of this piece so I had to give it a good sanding before painting. I then sealed it with shellac to prevent any bleed through.
After. I used layers of Scandinavian Pink and Old White from AS to create this look. I love how the highlights give this piece a worn French feel.
The mirror was actually missing when I bought it. I decided to replace it with a homemade chalkboard instead. Details on my blog.
I added rusty cup pulls to ground all the pink.
It had a pretty oak top so I stained it dark and gave it a few coats of poly. There are a few more pics up on my blog. :)
Lisa @ {createinspire}
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  • Gma9790512 Gma9790512 on Sep 26, 2016
    What kind/brand of paint is that. I lovery it.

  • Linnie Linnie on Dec 05, 2016
    it appears that you highlighted the front of the piece in white, how did you do it?

  • Loretta Stevens Loretta Stevens on Jul 14, 2017
    Did the price have the drawers when you started it

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  • Judy Henderson Beckler Judy Henderson Beckler on Jun 28, 2017
    HEY, sorry not good with a computer , how do I get to your blog? I'd like to read it. thanks

  • Kathy Kathy on Jan 10, 2020

    This is absolutely gorgeous!!!! I just love the pink, i am doing this with pink and another dresser in gray. I just love it, stunning!!!!