See how I refinished an old, worn out dresser with Pure & Original paint.
Hello and welcome to the April Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest. This my first time participating in this contest and I am so excited! If you are not familiar with the Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest, it is a monthly contest hosted by the five ladies pictured below:
Contestants create a themed furniture project with product from the monthly sponsor. The projects are judged and great prizes are up for grabs. I am so excited to share that April’s #fabflippincontest sponsor is Pure & Original Paint :
CONTESTANTS WERE GIVEN FREE PRODUCT TO TRY IN EXCHANGE FOR THEIR CONTEST ENTRY. THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS FOR PURE & ORIGINAL PAINT. WHICH MEANS IF A PURCHASE IS MADE THROUGH AN AFFILIATE LINK, I WILL RECEIVE A SMALL COMMISSION AT NO EXTRA COST TO YOU. ALL STATEMENTS AND OPINIONS ARE 100% MY OWN.
I could not wait to try out this paint. Pure & Original paints are imported from the Netherlands to the USA and are environmentally-friendly, with little to no VOC.
This is great because I was able to paint inside and there was no paint smell. We are featuring their Classico line, which is a thick, chalk-based paint. I love that it requires no primer.
While I immediately knew what piece of furniture I wanted to paint, choosing a color was another matter. The Classico line has over 130 gorgeous colors. It was so tough to narrow it down.
As the theme for April is- Pure Colors, Original Elegance, I finally decided to go with Pigeon Grey to transform the dresser in my daughter’s bedroom. Look at this gorgeous color: We bought this piece when my daughter was just hitting the age where we needed to transform her room from a “little girl” room to more of a “teen room”.
She uses this piece basically as a media cabinet to hold her DVD collection. Normally her flat screen would be sitting on top, but since she brought that to College with her I just added a few decorative items for now.
I love the bead board style to this piece and felt the color I chose would be elegance at its finest and I am so thrilled I went with this color! Here is the before picture in white:
Refinished Dresser With Pure & Original Paint
As you can see, it’s seen better days-missing a knob scratched and worn, but still a nice solid piece with plenty of storage. This is my favorite part-the reveal: What a difference, right? The paint went on like a dream and the coverage was great. I think it looks so sophisticated now. I gave it two coats of Pigeon Grey letting it dry in between coats.
It did not take long at all to dry. I actually mixed a little clear and dark wax to give it a slight antique. One thing I like to do with furniture that has drawers is to either line the drawers with pretty paper or use a bold color to paint the drawers.
Since this piece is so elegant I wanted to add a classic paper to the side of the drawers. I found this gorgeous grey and black paper and decoupaged it to the side of all the drawers as well as the cabinet doors. It is a nice unexpected touch and the colors work so well together. Look how smooth this finish is! I really think it goes perfectly with the theme of Pure Colors, Original Elegance. If you want to try this paint you are in luck because Pure & Original Paint is having a special right now!
Through the month of April, Pure & Original is offering a special promo on their Classico Paint! If you’re contemplating trying Pure & Original Classico paint, now is the time to try.
Purchase 2 quarts of Classico paint in any color for $70! (affiliate link) A little goes a long way with this paint. I did not even use a full quart for this piece.
Trust me, I have plans for the remaining paint.
I used glass knobs as I felt they added to the elegance of the piece. While my daughter is now away at College, she will be home for the Summer next month and I wanted to surprise her with a more sophisticated space.
This color is perfect for the look I was going for. I am really excited to see her face when she opens her bedroom door to see it in person!
The Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest is open only to participants who have signed up through the group Facebook page. If you are interested in participating in this contest going forward, please contact Evey at [email protected] or Stacy at [email protected] or email the FFFC team at [email protected] to find out how!
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