Friday, December 9, 2016

Art Deco Vanity and Bench Custom Green Makeover



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Since PANTONE released their 2017 color "greenery" I thought it would be fun to re share some fun
"GREEN" pieces I have done over the years. 
Today I will re Share my Art Deco Vanity! 

Welcome back my Beauties!
Today's Painted furniture makeover is inspired by
St. Patrick's day!
I chose to makeover this Art Deco Vanity 
in honor of the Emerald Isle,
which is my opinion one of the most beautiful and green places in the world. :)
(you can see our visit to Ireland HERE)


I loved the style of this blonde vanity but it had some major cosmetic issues.
Being that I was working on this inside in the winter I really didn't want to start sanding in my basement.

So instead I pulled out my General Finishes Java Gel stain and gave the top a few coats to darken it up (I did lightly hand sand the top for the best adhesion) 


While the top was drying I gave the base a coat of custom green paint.
I took off the old hardware which I loved and cleaned it up and gave it a coat of gold paint.

Once the paint was dry it was time to wax and buff. While the wax was curing I went through my stash of fabric and found this awesome green and blue pattern fabric.
I recovered the old bench and the vanity was ready to be photographed.

Here are those original handles all painted up and reattached.
I loved the style of those handles.
art deco vanity mod makeover pantone color of the year greenery


And here it is all back together.
I love the freshness of the green and the vibrancy.
It really made this piece pop and reminds me all the green country side of Ireland.

I also love how the Java Gel warmed up the top and gave it some attitude. :)
I am so happy with how this turned out.
greenery pantone color of the year mcm mod art deco vanity painted makeover before and after
I hope you enjoyed this latest makeover and I hope you have a
blessed St. Patricks day and Every Day.
As they say in Ireland
Sláinte


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