Thursday, February 2, 2012

Antique 2 Drawer Chest

This was a custom order for Mallory.
Here's the before:

A few months ago, Mallory was my 1st customer for a custom order that wasn't a family member or close friend of mine. 
This week, she was my 1st RETURNING customer :)
You can see the 1st piece I painted for HERE

A few weeks ago we got bid off of this piece but then the nice gentleman stopped us outside and explained that he only wanted the mirror that they auctioned off with it (the mirror didn't belong with this piece, they just auctioned them off together and he happened to have a dresser to match the mirror). So, he asked if we'd be interested in buying it from him and of course I said yes!

If you'd like to know what the name of that grey is, 
I call it "Audra's grey mixey mix"
It consist of a lot of black, and a little white, a little more white, a little more white, a little more white..., perfect.

 Oil rubbed bronze on the hardware, of course.

Thanks for reading!
=) Audra


  1. what a great piece- it would make an awesome tv stand or end of the bed piece! the colors are very rustic chic!

    1. I thought the same thing- when I was thinking about keeping it I planned to put it at the end of our guest bed =)

      Thanks Cassie!

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  3. This looks great! Good job! Saw you on a diamond in the stuff link party!

  4. This is so gorgeous, I love the black and grey combo. I am pinning this so I will remember to try it!

  5. Awesome! I love the masculine look of this! Love the dresser style too! Great job!

  6. Love the way this looks! Great job. I'm your newest follower.

  7. love how this turned out and i would love to feature it , if that would be ok with you please let me know,

  8. Ohhh my gosh I LOVE this piece! I adore the colors and the distressing and everything!
    Thank you SO much for sharing and for the inspiration! :o) And thank you for linking up to Crafty Scrappy Happy's big blog party!!!!
    Jaime from crafty scrappy happy

  9. What a gorgeous chest! You did a great job!

  10. I have a the same dresser I am stripping to the natural wood. Was your's maple. I think that's what it is, but I'm horrible at identifying wood.

  11. I have The Same chest in natural wood I believe its oak if anyone can tell me what it might be worth. Lets say it in good condition, not great and not bad either.