Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Gypsy Coral Desk



After painting the apron Strings dresser and posting it, I have gotten a lot of response from it.  A local Dealer saw the dresser and loved the color and she wanted me to paint a desk for her in a similar color.  I went to the local paint store with her and she picked out a coral color for her desk.

The desk BEFORE:

It was a great desk with lots of beautiful details, but the piece was very dark and scratched and she wanted it to be a pop of color in her house.  I mixed up my home-made chalk paint with Plaster of Paris and started to paint away.  After painting the desk I distressed and  hemp oiled/dark waxed it.







































I delivered it and she LOVED it!


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12 comments:

  1. I'm so in love with all things coral right now. The desk turned out so beautiful! What a transformation

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  2. Thsi is beyond beautiful! I totally love the coral color! how did you ever come up with the idea to use that color so out of the box! Fabulous!!

    :)
    Have a happy weekend; hugs x, Crystelle
    Crystelle Boutique

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  3. That color is gorgeous and just look how the details pop now!

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  4. What an outstanding color. It's so amazing how the paint just loves those sweet knobs.

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  5. Great job!! I'm hunting a dresser for my daughter's room makeover to paint in just about this exact color! Do you mind sharing the brand and name of the color?

    Jeannine @ The Concrete Cottage

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  6. As everyone else has said, so beautiful!
    Leslie at City Girl Arts

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  7. This must have been a fun project, it would be a amazing color to work with and it certainly turned out beautifully.

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  8. So cute!!! I will never get tired of seeing coral, and the desk just looks like it was supposed to be coral all along.

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  9. I would love to know what color this is as well, its beautiful

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