Meet Sir Herringbone {updates}



Herringbone nightstand in Bonsai green by Martha Stewart and Nimbus Cloud
inside color is a oops paint in a darker gray in satin. 


before

Beat up but all wood and perfectly straight shape lines. When I saw this I knew it would be perfect for making the herringbone design. I've been wanting to do this for a while now but I didn't have that perfect piece.



I made the herringbone detail with a comb tool by Martha Stewart ( you can buy it at home depot its very inexpensive ), lots of painters tape and I made my own glaze using the nimbus cloud and Ralph Lauren glaze.
 via - I used the comb at the top left using the side with all the same size teeth.
Its very easy to do and I wish I took pictures to show how but I seem to forget my camera a lot when I'm working. Here is a link to Martha Stewart herringbone chair, they have a great how to video.

up close of the top.





 I've been saving these bronze bin pulls and though it would go well with the colors and shape of the nightstand .

The green turned out so dark that I wanted to lighten is up buy painting the herringbone on the sides as well. My first plan was to only do the herringbone on the drawer front but I so glad I did the top and sides.



I'm very proud of this little nightstand makeover.Painting herringbone lines can be somewhat frustrating but as long as you do it quickly and you can apply the glaze back over you mistake and try again.

This guy will be for sale at the Sowa Open Market in Boston. I need to get a bunch of stuff together since it starts in May.  I will list all the dates when in gets closer.
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