I am always drawn to the American Flag.
It moves me.
I’d seen dressers painted as flags and loved the idea....and the option that it offered for young men’s rooms which are so limited when it comes to painted furniture designs
I was challenged by a friend to paint a piece in grays and felt this was the perfect time to paint the flag dresser....but in a monochromatic version.
The bowed front of this Hepplewhite dresser lent itself to the natural wave of a flag.
The gray chalk paint colors I used:
(The colors and more paint products are all linked in the Shop section below)
Heavy distressing seemed appropriate to the final finish......especially if it were going to be utilized in a boys room.
(Side note....my adult son saw this piece and carried it right out of the shop and into his home where it stands today!)
Here is a quick video of former paint partner Julie & I painting it:
Here are the colors and products I used on this project.
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I've also painted another patriotic piece-- check out my upcycled cable spool! I did this wall art for a little boy's room.
I also made this for my son (who is in the Air Force) to hold his coins! Functional wall art ...
I hope you are feeling inspired! Now go make something fancy!! And
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