Flow Blue

So this story begins with the arrival of an antique. I’m not even sure what to call it because it’s not a chest. It has 2 drawers and 2 doors on either end, but the top does not open. It would be beautiful at the foot of a bed. You see, the backside was already painted a very pretty royal blue.
 

Flow Blue 1
 

Flow Blue 2

It was meant to be painted that color so Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint in Flow Blue seemed a perfect match.


Flow Blue 5

 

Also, since Flow Blue is the Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint “Color of the Month”, I thought, why not make a big deal about it and style our entire front display window around the color? So that’s exactly what we’re doing.
 


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The first piece above is now in our window and I decided to put this one in right along side it.
 


Flow Blue 3

 

With her beautiful raised wood detail, I thought she’d look nice in blue with pops of white.
 

Flow Blue 3.5

 

I painted her with two coats of Flow Blue with White Wax on the details. I wanted to see how the wax would work instead of applying acrylic white paint with a paint brush. The white wax is now my preferred method because I used my finger to apply the wax and didn’t need to be as precise as I would if I were using a paint brush. It worked well. Especially when you want to achieve a distressed look.
 


Flow Blue 4

 

I’m in love.
 

Both of these pieces are now proudly displayed in our front window and they’re waiting for their new homes.
 

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  1. Christy Keyton says:

    I love that color! I painted a little Sunday School chair that had belonged to my grandfather in it. So cute!

  2. Lori Merrill says:

    Hello Laura! Very lovely…you did an awesome job! Enjoy your blog! Lori

  3. Wow! I love both pieces but the big dresser is stunning.
    You did a great job, Laura!

  4. Beyond gorgeous!

  5. Gorgeous, Laura!! Wow!

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