Thursday, March 6, 2014

French Vanity in a new milk paint color!

I found this vanity that a lady was selling as a set. I've been on the lookout for one just like it so I could try out this new color called, "Gypsy Pink" from the Real Milk Paint Co.
I saw it on another vanity similar to this one and thought it looked gorgeous! 
 I did sand the top down completely. In other parts, I didn't so I used the bonding agent.

Voila!
 I mod podged some fabric on the sides and painted the bottoms in "Radiant Orchid". 
 Yes, this really is the color! More like a fuchsia than pink. 
 I used a tung oil and paste wax to finish off the paint.
 I did a lot of coats. Probably should have sealed or primered the wood first. 
Know where I can find a matching stool???? lol 

12 comments:

  1. So gorgeous! I really like the extra touch of the mod podged fabric on the sides. Such a beautiful end result.

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  2. Seriously, this piece is fabulous! I must find a piece to paint this color, it's just so beautiful! Hopefully I can find the paint locally...

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  3. This turned out absolutely stunning! I love the elegant legs! Well done!
    Smiles!
    Terry

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  4. Now that is an eye catcher!!

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  5. Simply outstanding. I just love this!

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  6. That is such a beautiful piece - I love the color and finish you gave it!

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  7. This piece is just so drop dead gorgeous! Sharing at my party later today! Starts at 1:00 PST. Thank you so much!

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  8. Absolutely stunning!
    Love the color and the chippiness!
    Visiting from over at Redoux where this beauty was featured :)
    XXX

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  9. Gorgeous. You did a fabulous job with a labels color. I saw your link at the Power of Paint party. Ann Marie @ Iris Abbey

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  10. Oh my gosh! The vanity is AMAZING! And the sides ooooohhhh!!!! I have been wondering what to do with the in"sides" of some messy looking drawers. I can't wait to try some fabric on my drawers too! Def checking out this milk paint line!!!! You did an awesome job making your vanity fab!

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  11. Oh, Wow! You did an amazing job! Thank you for sharing. You will be one of the features tomorrow at the Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Also, I have a new address: www.thededicatedhouse.com Hope to see you again at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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