A few weeks ago I revealed Big Red – my first piece refinished with Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint in Tricycle. And she was a hit. I could have sold her 3 times. The bold color makes the perfect statement in a room.
I had a request from a client to clone Big Red. Meet Curvy Red, Big’s little sister.
Unfortunately the lighting is not as good in these pictures but you can still get a sense of how fabulous and saturated this true red milk paint is.
Both dressers are oak, from the same era with old school wooden casters, key holes and brass hardware. Love all of those features. But Curvy Red is definitely sporting some, well, curves. Check out her top drawer.
Fun fact: I originally scooped up this dresser in hopes of converting it into a bathroom vanity. You know like insert a sink in the top and run the plumbing where the current drawers are. And then the drawers would become a facade or half drawer or something. Well it was too wide for the space so did not get converted into a vanity. Fortunately it was perfect for my client’s space. I’m still hunting for the perfect vanity piece for me…
And while we’re talking Big Red and Curvy Red, here is a red Cape May Souvenirs sign I painted last week. I just can’t get enough of the color. It must be the impending change of seasons!
Just slightly distressed.
By the way, did you catch a glimpse of that sailboat oil painting? I told you, they’re part of my newest collection & obsession. Must find more sea oil paintings for my gallery wall!
Ok let’s get down to biz…Are you local to the Philadelphia area? If so, you must attend Clover Market on Sunday! It is opening day of the fall season and the weather looks terrific. Allow ample time to stroll the aisles of 100 antiques, vintage, handmade, art & jewelry vendors. You won’t be disappointed. Come say hi! You’ll find Circa Dee in the middle of the main lot.