It's been awhile since I've taken on a ceruse technique on another dresser, but when I came across this vintage oak piece with the great grain detail, I knew I had to work on it! This time, I chose a turquoise color instead of black. For the original post I did on how to ceruse, click HERE and HERE
Ok, lets see what I started with! Feast your eyes!
I'm going to jump ahead and let you peek right quick at the finished piece,,,,just so you will follow along and wonder, " How in the heck did you turn that 'thing' into THIS":
Well, first off, lots o' stripping w/my fave stripper. Why people insist on using chemicals when this perfectly fine, natural, non-chemical product is available, I'll never know. This Soy Gel cleans up with water! Does Citri-strip do that?? Can you use your bare hands?? No. 'Nuff said.
Now would be a good time to click on the link above if you have no idea about cerusing. It's too involved to go into again. I'll be here when you're done. Ga'head'
Got it now?
Ok, lets go on.At this point, I though I would just do the top and the two drawers. Here it is,