While Nancy from Marcus Design claims not to be much a DIYer, she completed one fabulous project that totally makes up for all those left undone. Nancy gave a plain IKEA pine chest a dramatic Dorothy Draper inspired makeover. Nancy coated the two chests with black lacquer spray paint and then used a stencil and gold paint to mimic gold inlay. The bronze ring pulls were the finishing touch. Nancy’s chests cost just under $125, which is waaay better than unloading up to four grand for an original.
Nancy was inspired by Dorothy Draper Chests and Dressers.
Go to Marcus Design for the tutorial.
Friday 30th of September 2011
Wow this looks JUST LIKE the inspiration piece! Good job!