The client that purchased the medallion dresser from me also bought this Century Ming dresser and matching nightstands. She wanted this dresser as her TV credenza. The nightstands were going into the bedroom with the medallion dresser. Why did she not want a matching set in the bedroom? Well, size constraint. The Ming dresser was too big for the bedroom wall, but just perfect for the family room. She loved them all so she decided to spread them wherever they fit best.
My best before picture for this one is from the Craigslist listing. OMG I loved this set the minute I saw it! The lines were just perfect, the hardware was substantial. It was very well built, by Century I believe, and the price was right.
Client picked Fine Paints of Europe’s Navy 1798. It’s a gorgeous blackened navy that I have used several times. She picked Winter sky for the nightstands.
I was playing with my new 24mm lens for this one and I couldn’t figure out how to get the light to look right. Since then I have given up on that lens. Some day I will have time to play with it, and learn photoshop enough to tweak the exposure in Photoshop for it to look right. For now, I am back to using my 50mm lens.
Gah!! I loved the finished product so much!!
Lovely brass hardware looks so so good against the navy –
And the shine!
I was able to snap a picture at a closer range with my 24mm. I liked that a lot.
Here are the nightstands –
Do you see the medallion guy back there? Yes, it was getting crowded in the shop with pretties.
For some reasons hinges don’t always cleanup like the rest of the hardware. A quick spray of Krylon Short cuts takes care of that.
Not too shabby gloss for a light color, right?
I have realized that I am so far behind in blogging speed vs. furniture painting speed that I am going to have to post every 2-3 days to catch up. I am going to do my best to catch up with myself, alright? 🙂