I was just blown away when Colten sent me this photo of an old vanity dresser that was given new life.
Painting it soft cream, our Raised Plaster Parkland Posey Stencil was applied to the sides of the dresser then painted over with the same cream paint. The handles were removed from the lower drawers and gray diamonds were painted over the fronts to give an really cool design element.
All of the ornate ornamentation on this piece and the plaster design really popped out when gray glaze was applied over these areas and wiped off to remove the excess. This piece is now museum worth and how I would LOVE to have it in my all white bedroom!
Irida Kyriakopoulou had a worn chest that she wanted to give new life to. It indeed needed some attention. And what a wonderful job she did!
Giving it a new paint color and then sanding back to make it look more antiqued, she then applied our Raised Plaster Romantique Stencil over the cabinet doors. Because of it’s shape and size, this stencil is just perfect for furniture make over projects. Tape off smaller elements of the design for application to drawers if you like.
With one applied to each door, this stencil gave the cabinet such a beautiful new look.
I have had this dresser for many many years, I painted pink and blue for my oldest daughter when she was small, years before I even knew I would be doing this now. We dragged it across the ocean when we moved from the UK to Canada and it has been many colours and even lived in the garage, all alone and forgotten. It is is now resplendent in Fusion Mineral Paint Ash and Brushed Steel. I used a stencil from my favourite stencil designer Victoria Larsen Stencils. I cannot bring myself to sell this piece, sentimental fool that I am!
The combination of the two gray colors is not only striking, but makes this piece so elegant!
The stencil design adds just the right amount of detail to this dresser. I can see why she doesn’t want to sell it!
Wouldn’t this also be an exquisite treatment for a focal wall?