It has a bit of gray undertone. And here it is!
Sigh.....not so great. So I decided to sand the edges and give it a little chippy look.
I like the edges once I sanded it. I went back to Mrs. Mustard Seed's blog to review some of her paint projects and found several pieces of furniture she had simply stained the top and painted the rest. So I thought well that would have been good to do but I had already painted it. I continue with my sanding and well let's this dresser has a mind of its own because my paint on the top started peeling. So I said well let me keep sanding and see what happens. I proceeded to sand and peel off the paint I just put on.
I got it to this point. I kind of like it. Then I saw Mrs. Mustard Seed's French Chair paint project and I adapted it. I had seen some great shades of blue in the Martha Stewart Collection so I went back and bought a sample of the Aegean blue. Isn't it gorgeous.
She started with a base of a fairly dark blue then a grey color mixed with glaze dry brushed on and then an antique glaze. Of course I have the white. I decided to use her recipe and make a glaze with the blue and then I have some of her glaze recipe with Espresso Bean Behr paint from a project a couple weeks ago.
First I dry brushed on the Aegean Blue.
You can see the shades more here. It is a very soft blue. My pictures really aren't great here. I have tried shooting the pictures at different times with and without flash but it is not showing up authentic. We are a little over cast here today. I don't know if a brighter day might help. Any suggestions?
I also picked up this cute little miniature curio cabinet. It almost looks like a hutch. I am thinking of painting it white or maybe my Aegean Blue.
I am very anxious to hear your feedback.
I will be sharing this on the following:
Mrs. Mustard Seeds Furniture Feature Friday
Funky Junk Interiors Saturday Night Special
Somewhat Simple's Linky party Strut Your Stuff Thursday
Home Sweet Home
Keep It Simple Sunday