AUTOPLAY
Design A Old World Finish With Dixie Belle
32 steps
What you’ll need
Warm Gold Gilding Wax
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Slick stick
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Casting Resin
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Vintage Duck Egg
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Dixie Dirt
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Flower Mold
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Sea Glass
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Best Dang Wax Brown
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Plastic laminate dresser before!
1. Plastic laminate dresser before!
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Proper preparation is essential! Your paint will need Slick Stick to adhere.
2. Proper preparation is essential! Your paint will need Slick Stick to adhere.
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Laminate wood surface cleaned well with White Lightning. Let’s dress this up first!
3. Laminate wood surface cleaned well with White Lightning. Let’s dress this up first!
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I used Amazing Casting resin to make flower and bird molds. Lots and lots!
4. I used Amazing Casting resin to make flower and bird molds. Lots and lots!
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Casting resin makes all the flowers we will need to glue to the drawer fronts to dress this up!
5. Casting resin makes all the flowers we will need to glue to the drawer fronts to dress this up!
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I sanded the areas where we will apply the flowers. This adds extra grip for the glue.
6. I sanded the areas where we will apply the flowers. This adds extra grip for the glue.
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I used tape to secure them down, but ended up laying this on its back to help keep them from moving
7. I used tape to secure them down, but ended up laying this on its back to help keep them from moving
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Since the front is plain I wanted to add detail. Using wood glue to apply. Wait till dry.
8. Since the front is plain I wanted to add detail. Using wood glue to apply. Wait till dry.
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After they dried it was time for Slick Stick!
9. After they dried it was time for Slick Stick!
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Slick Stick is a primer applied to shiny or plastic surfaces. This allows your paint to stick well.
10. Slick Stick is a primer applied to shiny or plastic surfaces. This allows your paint to stick well.
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Two coats are needed waiting 2 hours between. After application wait 24 hours before painting.
11. Two coats are needed waiting 2 hours between. After application wait 24 hours before painting.
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Two even coats are needed for this primer. I use a throw away chip brush.
12. Two even coats are needed for this primer. I use a throw away chip brush.
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24 hours later we are ready for paint! Let’s paint the way with Dixie Belle!
13. 24 hours later we are ready for paint! Let’s paint the way with Dixie Belle!
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I started with Sea Glass in the middle of the drawers. I added Vintage Duck Egg around the edges.
14. I started with Sea Glass in the middle of the drawers. I added Vintage Duck Egg around the edges.
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I use my flat medium brush one for each color used. I keep a spray misting bottle with water handy.
15. I use my flat medium brush one for each color used. I keep a spray misting bottle with water handy.
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This takes two coats. One coat to lay down the base. Blending on the second coat.
16. This takes two coats. One coat to lay down the base. Blending on the second coat.
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This is one coat of paint down. I kept the original hardware and painted over top of it.
17. This is one coat of paint down. I kept the original hardware and painted over top of it.
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Using a spray misting bottle with water helps keep the paint wet and able to blend.
18. Using a spray misting bottle with water helps keep the paint wet and able to blend.
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After the paint has dried apply spray wax. Wipe back a bit. And apply Dixie Dirt.
19. After the paint has dried apply spray wax. Wipe back a bit. And apply Dixie Dirt.
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Apply the Dixie Dirt with a Belle brush. Circular motions and blend out.
20. Apply the Dixie Dirt with a Belle brush. Circular motions and blend out.
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This adds age and detail. Use a wet wipe to wipe back if you add too much.
21. This adds age and detail. Use a wet wipe to wipe back if you add too much.
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I also added the Dirt in Earth around the knobs.
22. I also added the Dirt in Earth around the knobs.
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Apply Warm Gold Gilding wax with a finger or brush. Add to all raised detail.
23. Apply Warm Gold Gilding wax with a finger or brush. Add to all raised detail.
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This highlights and adds shine to the flowers.
24. This highlights and adds shine to the flowers.
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Using a small brush I applied Best Dang Wax in Brown to the edges and wiped back.
25. Using a small brush I applied Best Dang Wax in Brown to the edges and wiped back.
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From boring to amazing! Clear coat the top with Best Dang wax clear.
26. From boring to amazing! Clear coat the top with Best Dang wax clear.
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Beautiful blue and aged detail!
27. Beautiful blue and aged detail!
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Stage and photograph.
28. Stage and photograph.
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Shiny beautiful detail. All made possible with Dixie Belle paint products.
29. Shiny beautiful detail. All made possible with Dixie Belle paint products.
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Can you believe this is a laminate dresser?
30. Can you believe this is a laminate dresser?
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Complete makeover thanks to Slick Stick!
31. Complete makeover thanks to Slick Stick!
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Thank you for watching!
32. Thank you for watching!
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