Gustavian Bedside Chest

 

Gustavian Bedside Chest

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At first glance this Gustavian bedside chest of drawers looks simply white. But upon closer inspection the pastel blues and greens emerge. You can get a similar finish by layering Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®. Start with a solid coat of Old White and lightly paint touches of Louis Blue and Duck Egg Blue. Seal with clear wax and lightly distress.  A charming addition to any bedroom.

Swedish style furniture is a particular favorite of mine. For more Gustavian inspiration see my posts,  Swedish Gustavian Chest,   Swedish Country Style,  and  Country Blue Wardrobe

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Joyce

I have a chest which had been painted duck egg. Do you think if I put a thin coat of Old White over it that I could get a similar effect?

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