Today’s reader feature is an absolutely gorgeous Milk Paint Dresser that was submitted by Annie Spackman! She found this dresser on Craigslist for just $50! Even though it was in horrible shape when she got it, she had a vision. She knew with a little love, it could be a beautiful piece once again!
Here are the steps that she took to transform her vintage furniture piece:
Step 1: The dresser was cleaned with Mineral Spirits
Step 2: She painted the dresser with Miss Mustard Seed’s (MMS) Milk Paint in Lucketts Green
Step 3: The dresser was distressed with sand paper, but a putty knife can also be used
Step 4: She Transferred the Graphic to the top of the dresser using a Heat Transfer Tool. (The graphic used was the Clothing Ad with Oval Frame) Make sure you reverse your image first, if you are use this tool!
Step 5: Finally, she sealed it with Annie Sloan Clear Wax.
Thank you so much for submitting your project Annie, this is honestly one of the most beautiful pieces I have seen! If you live in the Ocean Beach, CA area, or are planning a visit there, be sure and visit The Corner Store where Annie sells her pieces!
Also be sure and check out the How to Transfer Typography onto Furniture post HERE, to learn how to enlarge, and add, graphics to your own Painted Furniture Projects!
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