What girl doesn’t appreciate a little GLAM in their life???
After a day of carpooling, baby spit-up, traffic, going head to head with the boss…..whatever it is that you do on a daily basis….a LITTLE GLAM could go a LONG way in this world we live in! Especially if it’s a slam of glam with a illustrious silver dresser.
My client asked me to recreate a piece that caught her eye in my portfolio. You can see that metallic dresser below and in my gallery here.
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The original dresser was made for a client in Staten Island, NY and was done several years ago when browns and golds were the IN THING (still are in my house….shhhhh!). She wanted me to recreate this piece in a cool tones that have now become the IN THING….greys and silvers. So I did just that with a silver dresser!
The french provincial style dressers have become nearly EXTINCT here in south Texas with the DIY wave and everyone in the world deciding they want to be a furniture painter and leaving me with absolutely nothing to source from and have to fight like a dog to get my hands on!!!! BUT I FOUND ONE! I may have had to drive 3 hours round trip to get it…..but SCORE!
For the body of this piece I chose Yankee Blue, which is a nice blue/gray color for the undercoat and topped this with a creamy ivory called Fluff. I then used silver leafing for the drawer fronts. This technique is so easy and makes such a huge impact! The metallic silver dresser is stunning!
I did a short “how to” video of the silver leafing process for you here.
I finished off the hardware and nail heads with my favorite silver metallic spray paint before putting them in place.
This gorgeous silver dresser with its multi-tonal softly distressed shimmering front finish is now on its way to sunny Florida…..where it will add a little GLAM to the life of a busy girl!
For your shopping convenience, here are the products I used in this silver metallic finish.
You can get this same look using these Dixie Belle Paint products.
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Silver Furniture Tutorial
If you’re ready to a metallic leafing finish yourself… I’m the girl to help you! This Rose Gold tutorial is the same process… I’ll take you through it step by step.
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