Vintage Painted French Provincial Highboy

Vintage Painted French Provincial Highboy

Just finished painting this French Provincial highboy, even though I have had this piece for awhile. I was very excited to find it in a local consignment shop, for it is hard to find these chest on chest drawers. I thought for a long time on what color to paint it and blue with cream trim kept popping up in mind. I can imagine it in a nursery, girl's bedroom or guest room. The dresser was originally that Mid Century yellow and with an off white trim. It was cleaned and painted with two layers of a tinted primer. Then I layered it with different tones of a pretty blue color. After that a white wash to mimic aged paint, followed by a dark glaze to antique it. I think the antique glaze makes the blue color a bit more sophisticated. Last layer is a satin acrylic sealant that makes it durable.  Painted French Provincial Chest on Chest Highboy Painted French Provincial Chest on Chest Highboy

Painted French Provincial Chest on Chest Highboy

Original hardware painted to complement the new look.

Painted French Provincial Chest on Chest Highboy

Drawers are very clean and well made

Painted French Provincial Chest on Chest Highboy

Lots of details...

Antique French Framed Wine Documents

Framed Antique French Wine Documents

 

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Till next time!

Cindy 

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