A Side Dresser And Hutch, Caromal Coloured Chocolate And Putty…

A before,  I originally thought about (and started)  doing this piece in black Peppercorn, with some stippled texture so the sides would look leathery, then sanding back a few edges – that yellowy color coming through –

Then I changed my mind and decided I wanted something brown so I pulled out the Chocolate textured basecoat and started over

First layer of brown –

then, VOILA, done!   🙂

Don’t you wish it was that quick?

I’m usually pretty good at  play by plays, but its been crazy busy –  I’m lucky to get spare time for fun painting.   When I started this one I didn’t stop until I was finished!

I brushed 2 coats of Chocolate textured basecoat.  When it was dry I dry brushed Putty textured basecoat randomly over the whole piece (except for the sides and top).  Notice I didn’t say anything about Chipping Creme.  I didn’t use it this time – so the look I achieved was not so much a chipping/worn look as a dry brushed highlighted color over another color look

I stippled the Chocolate on the back panels of the hutch, then dragged a mix of warm silver and silver metallic paint over top.  When dry, I sanded it back, and sanded the rest of the piece as well…

I highlighted detail areas and spindles with the same metallic mix,  then finished the piece off with a coat of Min Wax Wipe On Poly-  and a few Hobby Lobby crystal knobs –

another show room example of what you can accomplish using the DIY friendly and fun Caromal Colour paints!   And, of course,  it is available for purchase as well 🙂

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