Thursday, January 23, 2014

Green Chippy Milk Paint Dresser

At the local Flea Market I spotted this great old dresser and had to have it.  The drawers were a little wonky, but I knew it could be stunning so I bought it and brought it home.

I sanded the top and rubbed it with AS dark wax.

I mixed up some Niagara Green milk Paint from Homestead and started to paint away.

Love the hardware!

Chippiness at its BEST!

I love the variation in Milk Paint!

I Can't get enough of Milk Paint!

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  1. Nice piece...I've never heard of waxing first...does that promote the 'chippy'...those r my favorite milk paint pieces!...'liked' you on MMS.

  2. I couldn't find your email address. Just wanted you to know that you've been featured at my weekly Welcome Wagon Friday post, where I introduce new bloggers to my readers. Welcome to the neighborhood!

  3. I adore how that sweet dresser came out! Love the floral painting on top too. I found you through Brenda's blog today (Welcome Wagon). You have great style. Thanks for sharing. Now, I'm off to check out some more of your posts!

  4. Mmmm mmmm mmmm.... so pretty! And that hardware is gorgeous!

  5. she turned out gorgeous, darrielle! i recently noticed that particular shade of green on the homestead site when i was searching for milk paint colors for a little dresser i just re-did. so much better when one can see it on a larger piece instead of a little square sample. and with the darker word showing up in the chippiness - delicious!!! i actually ended up selecting mms "dried lavender" and am really happy with the color. detailed it out with her white wax. have you used either? i have to say, i'm kinda hooked and already searching for my next piece to transform. probably a table that i have. anyways, found you on the niftythriftythings link party. cheers!

  6. This turned out stunning!!!! I love it! Milk paint is so fun to use, unpredictable results are the best!


    I'm in love with those wood floors too

  7. I love chippy furniture! What a great piece and a job well done!

  8. What a pretty piece...great transformation!

  9. What a great finish, it's fabulous! I'd love for you to share some of your great projects at my link party. The very first one is this Friday, Jan 31st, at Hope to see you there!

  10. Great finish - - I've always liked just solid wood but I have to say the color helps that piece tell a story. You did a fantastic job. -Carole

  11. Perfect chippy dresser, love it! Thanks so much for sharing at AMAZE ME're being featured so hop back over this afternoon!

  12. LOVE LOVE the way this pretty piece turned the floral painting on top too!

  13. I'm in love with your dresser! So pretty! Pinned it!

  14. Everything about this is just gorgeous....I love the soft, green color! I'm off to pin and follow you!