Classic Empire Style Beauty

By Tina Macioci, Furniture Artist at Gussied Upcycle in Columbus, OH.

Exquisite antique Empire Style beauty, painted with General Finishes Lamp Black.   Surfaces are protected with Flat Out Flat topcoat rendering a velvety-smooth finish.   The original Tiger Oak veneered drawer fronts are breathtaking, surrounded by this classic Lamp Black styling.  

Details of the carved mirror frame have been highlighted with just a touch of champagne hued metallic wax.  

Upon opening the drawers you will be greeted with "French Love Letter" stenciled to the drawer sides, accented with a lovely gold shimmer.  

This classic beauty will bring style and grace to any room.  I don't think she's going anywhere for another 100+ years of her life.  

Project Category

Upcycling Merit CategoriesLittle Black Dress

Products Used

  • General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint
  • Flat out Flat topcoat
  • Ralph Lauren Gold Metallic paint
  • DecoArt Metallic Lustre Wax, Champagne

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