Sunday, May 29, 2011

Cherub Chest

So, what was I up to with this little cherub?


Well, the last time you saw this tall chest,


it looked like this.


After adding base trim, and my little cherub, this is the stage I was in when during my last post. Multiple layers of white, green, and blue.


I then applied a sand color.


After sanding back to reveal multiple layers of paint, I applied stain and other brews, along with a satin finish.



This piece reminds me of a skyscraper.


I decided to use different hardware for the cherub drawer.


That is how the cherub, and the chest, became a "Cherub Chest". Love cherubs, I've used them before on my redesigns, and I will again.

25 comments:

  1. Oh, this one has stolen my heart! I looooove cherubs and have them all over, this is so gorgeous!

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  2. Hi Rosemary! This dresser turned out beautiful and I love the added cherub! Have a great memorial day.
    xo,
    Sherry

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  3. Soooo sweet! I HEART cherubs! Vanna

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  4. The chest turned out lovely! Visiting form Between Naps on the Porch. Thanks for sharing:)

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  5. Just beautiful, wish I could see it in person! Pictures never show the wonderful patina and real beauty! Have a great three day holiday.

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  6. It looks gorgeous. I love the satin finish. It all came together so well! Great job.

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  7. Thanks for your kind words on Momma's blog about the magazine! Isn't it a riot!??
    Warmly,
    Angela,
    Parisienne Farmgirl

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  8. Thanks for the visit to my new blog. I'm happy I stopped back. This is beautiful. I'm with you on the cherubs. You do great work. I'm looking forward to seeing more of your blog.. going to snoop... I just posted my little green table I did, but I need to learn how to paint this beautiful aged white look. I'll do some posting from my kitchen this week. I did a 5 layer paint job on my "tin" ceiling. Happy Monday Jules ♥

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  9. What a wonderful transformation!
    Paula ~ Mise en scène

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  10. Hey girl...thanks for linking up this week. I've had a blast co-hosting. Adding the cute little cherub definitely makes this a one of a kind piece...and it's 'beautimous'!!!

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  11. I especially love how you changed up the hardware on the drawer with the cherub. I think that is pure genius and really adds so much to the piece. So impressive.

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  12. well you've inspired me to use these sweet cherubs as well. this chest came out sooooo lovely! TFS! (she's on my Pinterest board now too! ):)

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  13. This is a beautiful dresser, I love your cherub and the new hardware and that's why I'm also your newest follower... and this way I can always see your posts, faster! So nice meeting you and have a great week. I'm also at NTT.
    FABBY

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  14. Your dresser is beautiful! You did a wonderful job on the transformation!

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  15. It now looks like a million bucks!!

    Carol

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  16. Well done, it's beautiful. Thanks for your sweet words on my blog. I am following you now.

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  17. That was very creative. Looks fantastic. Thanks for sharing with my newbie party.

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  18. This is an amazing transformation. I love your description "stain and other brews" The cherub is the perfect finishing touch.

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  19. the hardware and finish make such a huge difference! it looks wonderful!

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  20. Love the cherub!! Bet you would love my paint giveaway with all your talent. Check it out!!

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  21. This is beautiful! Good eye with the hardware. Love it! I am your newest follower. Hope you can visit me sometime soon.

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  22. This is truly beautiful! I love that you used a different drawer pull on the cherub drawer. That makes it extra special! Thanks for sharing!

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  23. pretty! I love the cherub!
    gail

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