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Monday, June 25, 2012

Make a Statement

Happy Monday!

Hope you had a great weekend!  I’m going to gloss over ours – lets just say it didn’t go as planned!

A positive that came out of my disrupted weekend was I could get some stuff accomplished.  I’m not caught up by any means, but I am closer.

A piece I did complete is a statement piece.  The color came out perfectly.

Simply Vague 009

I had this dresser in storage.  It was in good shape, it was just dated.

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We stripped the top and painted the rest in Emperors Silk (Annie Sloan Chalk Paint).

When the paint is applied, it can be a bit frightening.  It is RED.

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After applying the clear wax, I started applying Annie Sloan Dark Wax.  The dark wax certainly tones it down and gives it a rich finish.

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I removed the brass hardware and gave it an oil rubbed bronze finish.  The stained top completes the makeover.

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It has been delivered to Simply Vague and is available for sale July 1st!


Thank you to the ladies who contacted me to purchase items that I featured on Friday!  Someone was interested in The Beast.

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The dimensions for the tv area:

With doors open: 55” corner to corner (diagonal)

Door to door: 39” (straight across)

Top to bottom with doors open: 43”

The black insert can be removed.

Overall dimensions:

85 tall

49 wide

27 deep

If you are interested in purchasing The Beast, contact me directly at  I plan to paint it Tuesday and Wednesday!

Have a great day!


1 comment:

Lets just build a house! said...

Oh wow it looks great! That red looks awesome.

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