Monday, January 25, 2010

furniture makeover

here are some 'after' photos of the furniture i painted this weekend. they're not the best, since i had really poor lighting by the end of the rainy day, but my client was pleased, and i think they came out nicely :) they definitely are much happier, and not so dated, drab, and dark! she ended up buying new hardware, so that helped a bit with the "dated"-ness (you can see the old "long" hardware sitting on top of the dresser in this photo). 

here is my only "before" photo: (the project included a long dresser, tall dresser, and two nightstands.)

after: it has a sort of beachy, washed-finish now, and made a big difference in the dark room.




2 comments:

  1. Love that finish! What color paints did you use?

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  2. thanks! i just used an offwhite (don't know the exact name of it) paint and a brown glaze that i made up. :)

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