Up until just a couple of years ago, a lot of my furniture was painted black.
My inspiration piece for this was this little Eastlake dresser,
that I've had in my Entry since we moved here.
A year ago I started the transformation to "white".
A need to lighten and brighten my surroundings really put me in high gear.
I've put off painting this little dresser until a few weeks ago,
because, even though I still love the black,
it didn't match anything else in the entry area.
So I used my favorite Behr primer plus paint,
then added some mocha glaze,
a couple of coats of liquid poly,
and a little light distressing.
I went with painted hardware, to tone down the brassy gold.
(certainly not the originals)
And I really don't know how it came out with these curvy little Queen Anne-ish legs.
Detailed bullseye Eastlake motif.
As you can see it's finish was a little dated with sponged gold highlights.
(sorry, old camera from early blogging days)
It's such a pretty little piece, that is a real storage answer;
holding gloves and scarves for winter.
so...one more down...a few to go.
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