As a recent empty-nester I am alone much of the day with my creative thoughts and my indecision...that's where Charlie comes in. Someone has to give an opinion on color etc.
You can't tell from this picture but he is actually looking right at a can of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Provence as well as a shiny black stain that he feels would look wonderful on the top.
That Charlie is a smart dog! If you haven't tried Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and you live in the Lower Mainland of BC, you NEED to go see Carrie at The Passionate Home in Langley!
She is the stockist for this area and is super friendly and helpful!
Well, talking to the dog about design decisions is cheaper than hiring an assistant...although I do have to clean up his "mess"...hmmm
Some paint remover and a good sanding on top only because the drawers don't need to be sanded or primed - because thats the beauty of this paint!
(Charlie doesn't help with this part as it gets in his fur).
A coat of Annie Sloan's Paris Grey went on the drawers so it could peak through the distressed areas to add dimension.
Then a coat and a half of Provence and I'm starting to see the finished look taking place!
Awe much better - now we're getting closer!
I finished the top with my new favorite line of stain - called Samon and a clear top coat for protection to give it a nice shine.
Charlie and I took the dresser to the Fieldstone Vintage Market!