Before & After: A Painted Dresser Gets A Nursery-Worthy Upgrade
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Megan’s clients asked her to create a changing table for their little girl’s room so she set about giving this perfectly-sized dresser a cute, nursery-worthy upgrade.
| To create the ombre design, she used CitriStrip to remove the teal paint and cleaned the piece with After Wash (Megan recommends using After Wash in a well-ventilated space. It’s pretty potent and can cause dizziness and nausea). She removed the floral decals and prepped the wood with a good sanding.
Megan says, “The fun part came when I went to create the custom milk paint colors. I used Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk paint for the bright true red on the left side. From there the three colors were layered on in my original brush stroke-y ombre design”
Finally, she gave her creation three coats of polycrylic for durability and added mercury glass knobs from Anthropologie.
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Thank you Megan!