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Underwater Mermaid Dresser
Makeover a thrift store dresser!

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  • How to make a drawer / dresser. Underwater Mermaid Dresser - Step 1
    Step 1

    Thrift store dresser
    Americana Decor Chalky Finish in Honor and Adirondack
    Americana Decor Metallics in Vintage Brass
    Americana Decor Creme Wax & Light Satin Varnish
    Rustoleum Metallic Finish spray paint

  • How to make a drawer / dresser. Underwater Mermaid Dresser - Step 2
    Step 2

    1. Remove the hardware
    2. Paint the edges and details in metallic gold and let dry
    3. Paint over the metallic gold with the clear cream wax and let dry
    4. Paint the top 1/3 of the dresser in Adirondack chalky finish
    5. Blend the lower part of the Adirondack area with Honor chalky finish
    6. Continue painting the lower half of the dresser in Honor
    7. Using a rag or fine sandpaper, rub the areas that were painted with wax to expose the metallic gold
    8. Spray paint the hardware in bright metallic gold
    9. Seal the chalky finish with a light satin varnish

  • Step 3

    Watch how to make it here!

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Robert T.
Robert T.
Wow, it looks like my dream dresser when I was young. I will do it for my daughter! Sewing

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