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Eulalie’s Sky With a Silver Lining | Antique Chest of Drawers

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November 25, 2015 by Terry

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I am sharing with you today my latest favourite!  This little piece turned out so pretty.  It has been a while since I have used MMS Eulalie’s Sky on anything and after this piece, I am not sure what took me so long in doing so!

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I decided that it should have a little ‘fancy’ so I decided to give it metallic silver accents.  I think the Mercury Glass hardware tie in perfectly with the silver accents on the legs and wood decals.

Here is the before shot of it …. I sanded down the layers, and layers of paint off the top in order to reveal the beautiful wood top.

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The top got a light coat of a custom mixed stain I created out of other stains I already had.  The rest was painted and waxed with both clear and antiquing wax.  Initially I had not used bonding agent but it did over chip a bit, so I went over those areas with more paint with bonding agent added.  The metallic painted areas also got a coat of antiquing wax to tone down the ‘newness’ of the metallic paint.

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Yes… that’s one of my wedding photos… :0) …. oh the pre babies body … where are you now?  ha ha

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I had so much fun trying out different ways to display it and I had so much help from my tiny props girl precious!  … always helping ;) making sure every bead is in place!

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I picked up these pretty light shades a while back from an antique shop, now I just need to find the right base for them.  They remind me of a hat.

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This sweet dresser is also going to The Little Deer Market on December 5  ... secretly hoping it doesn’t sell ;)

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Smiles!

Terry

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16 thoughts on “Eulalie’s Sky With a Silver Lining | Antique Chest of Drawers

  1. Cheryl Licht says:

    Oh Terry! That has to be one of my favorites this far!!! So so pretty! And your staging is so fun too. That square wreath! Did you make it! I love it!!

    Just overall gorgeous inspiration, since I can’t just hop on over to Canada to buy it! :)

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    • Terry says:

      Thank you Cheryl! This is one of my favourites too I think. The square wreath was a purchase I made 3 years ago at Homesense. It actually was a Christmas wreath but I removed all the Christmas stuff from it to make it work all year long. It has lost so much of the boxwood though from all the dusting … okay, I lied… I don’t actually dust it … just sometimes … but not on purpose! lol wow! did I just ramble or what? I thank you for the wonderful compliments and I hope you have a great day!
      Smiles!

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  2. Carol says:

    Perfect! The color is beautiful & I love the silver accent!

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  3. The chest of drawers turned out beautifully. I don’t blame you for wanting to keep it. I think it will fly to the door.

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  4. Maxine says:

    Terry, Just love this piece and colour!! I just adore the way you used the metallic paint and dark patina…. Thanks so much for sharing!!
    Maxine

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  5. repurposingjunkie says:

    It’s a lovely dresser!!!

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  6. Oh my goodness Terry, perfection! First, I LOVE the color and the custom stain color works beautifully together. Adding the metallics with dark wax just takes this gorgeous dresser up several notches. I suspect your wish of it not selling is NOT going to happen. I need to take a drive one day to The Little Deer Market.

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    • Terry says:

      I would probably pee my pants if you did come! … I’m such a fan! I love that metallics are in right now … they add so much to a piece if used tastefully! Thank you also for the follow… honored!
      Smiles!

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  7. Oh my I absolutely love this! Eulalie’s is one of my favourite colours and it just looks so beautiful with the silver accents. What a perfect colour for such a gorgeous dresser! Hugs, Lisa

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