Chippy Antique Dresser






Here is my latest furniture redo...has to be my next favorite to my herringbone dresser for recent makeovers. 

This is a antique dresser that was in great condition bone wise but the chippy finish had to be sanded all over.

The top was also refinished.



Here is the before


I love painting older pieces. This one I knew I wanted in a light blue and I wanted it to have a chippy look.
The paint color is Del Mar Blue by Benjamin Moore, if you follow my blog then you know I've used this color on many other pieces before. Its my favorite shade of light blue. The base color is Classic gray by Benjamin Moore. Its a very light gray and looks more white on this.


I used the wax technique to get this look, one of these days I will share a tutorial on how I achieve this chippy look.


I used vintage glass knobs from my stock pile.



I sanded the top down to bare wood and use Minwax's Dark Walnut for the stain. I finished it off with rub on polyurethane. The top have beautiful detail and it came out better then any top I have every refinished.



In this photo our dog had to be in the shot.
 The dresser looks fabulous on my wood floors.



 I'm extremely thrilled with the turn out of this dresser....I almost want to replace ours in our bedroom with this one.






She is heading to my shop space at Crompton today....along with a few other pieces I will be sharing this week and weekend.

Also simply creations link party will be up tonight...so stop by later.


Have a great day 


Update: This dresser was featured on 

Furniture Feature Fridays


I'm also still working on a tutorial for the technique!



I will be sharing my chippy dresser at many awesome link parties, you can see which ones here.