Monday, April 30, 2012

I love Duck Egg Blue, oh yes I do!

In my mind I just made up a whole Dr Seuss-ish rhyme about Duck Egg Blue. I will not subject you to its badness ~ I like you!

After my trip to surprise my friend Alicia (you can read about it here) for her birthday, I was a little out of sorts. I don't know exactly what the problem was but, not much got done for a few days. I finally had to post a picture of this dresser on my Facebook page to motivate myself. Well, it worked, and I got it done later that day. But sheesh! 

It is my favorite Frenchy style. It has great hardware and I love the blonde finish color, it is pretty when distressed through.

I painted the entire piece in Old White and then again in Duck Egg Blue. At one point, two of my boys came in to see me painting over the Old White with Duck Egg and the older one was slightly freaked out! He was pretty sure that I was wasting paint. They know that ASCP is not cheap~like gold in a can! Son #4 to my rescue, he explained to his brother the process of painting a base color and distressing through to show contrast. I love that kid!

I distressed through both layers of paint to the blonde color of the dresser. It is such a nice combination! Very soft, sweet colors. I can see this in a nursery or a child's room. Not mine, but for someone else :-) 

I love the softness of Duck Egg Blue, it is so easy to love!

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  1. That color is so pretty--love that piece!

  2. New follower of your blog. The before and after pictures help get the creative juices flowing.
    Thanks for the inspirations.

  3. The dresser is so pretty now, nice work!!

  4. Ahh, I love that dresser! The curves are gorgeous and she is now a beauty. Great job!!

  5. Nice piece and pretty finish... thanks for sharing.

  6. Hi-Just wanted you to know I featured this beauty on my blog today-have a great weekend!