A couple weeks ago I posted about Nick’s Stanley bedroom furniture –
he’s outgrown the desk so I sold that and the hutch at last week’s garage sale. My previous post shows the desk set that I’ll be refinishing using Caromal Colours Peppercorn and Pumpkin for him –
Today I got started on his furniture.
I started this dresser at 3:20pm – didn’t need much… my jar of paint, a brush, some water to dip into, and some drops to protect the floor-
Always amazes me how quick and easy these paints are – and the black (Peppercorn) , seriously, covers in one coat –
You know how long that took? Finished at 4:00pm – that’s 40 minutes!
On to the nightstand – 22 minutes for that-
Had to get some other stuff done – then came back, oh say 2 hours later – and started to palm sand the pieces… I distressed quite a bit because Nick wanted to see ‘orange’ with the black –
One part I sanded a little too much so quick and easy put more Peppercorn over it
using a tool we all carry 🙂
It’s magically delicious!
Ooooh, look at that! My mom would hate , I on the other hand, love!
Check out the difference the Toner makes in that photo above.
On to the dresser-
then Toning – top drawer is done –
I did the oak piece on the handles too – I didn’t mind them as oak, but Nick didn’t like them –
I got the other 2 pieces done, except for topcoating, then proceeded to the headboard –
All in all, those 3 pieces took about 1/3 a quart of Peppercorn, and 1/2 of a 16 ounce Toner. I started at 3:25pm and ended at 8:45pm but took off for a good couple hours in the middle…
I think this will blend nice with the desk”s combo of Peppercorn and Pumpkin- I just need to finish – that will be Part 2 !
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