1837 Buffet Revived

By Jenny

This antique buffet is from 1837! Unfortunately it had a horrid sticky red paint job so I had to completely sand it down, making getting in the detailed crevices impossible without destroying the detail. So, I base coated it in Snow White Milk Paint, making sure to get in all the crevices to cover the current red. I then put the next two coats of Earl Gray Chalk Style Paint. I then lightly distressed on all the detail, letting the white shine through. Lastly, I dry brushed Bronze Pearl Effects on all the detailed areas and then topped that with Champagne Pearl Effects. This gave it a 3D effect. Prior to painting Java, I coated the top and sealed everything three times with Satin High Performance.  

Products Used

Snow White Milk Paint (GF)
Earl Gray Chalk Style Paint (GF)
Bronze Pearl Effects (GF)
Champagne Pearl Effects (GF)
High Performance Topcoat - Satin (GF)

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