Winner! The Dragon's Blood Server

By Jeff Davis, Owner at Real Faux Decorative Finishes in Greenwood, IN.

Winning Category

The commanding beauty of this versitile elegant server/buffet will be the talk of the room no matter where you put it. Featuring faux red tortoise shell, beautiful malachite inlay and a book matched walnut burl top. The frame of this piece is lamp black with antique gold rub n buff on the profiles and hardware. The door and drawer panels are faux tortoise which started with Sunrise Red oil base with several layers of a black aqua creme glaze. The top is Woody Yellow with stain & seal glazes applied wet on wet. to create a beautiful rich walnut burl. Five coats of Arm R Seal gloss create wonderful depth and shine!

Project Category

Upcycling Merit CategoriesBest Faux-Luxe

Products Used

  • BIN primer
  • FE Setcoat Black
  • GF Lamp Black Milk Paint
  • FE Venetian Gem - Jade
  • Rustoleum Oil Base Enamel - Sunrise Red
  • Aqua Creme Glaze
  • Fauxcreme Color Black
  • FE Setcoat Woody Yellow
  • Fauxcreme Color Teal
  • Fauxcreme Color Ultra Marine
  • Fauxcreme Color Custom Blue
  • FE Stain & Seal American Walnut
  • FE Stain & Seal Rich Brown
  • FE Stain & Seal Antique Mahogany
  • GF Arm-R-Seal Gloss
  • Rub n Buff Antique Gold

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