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Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest May Entry Country Chic Paint “Bling Bling”

This post contains sponsored links from Country Chic Paint.  All opinions are 100% my own.  This post contains affiliate links. I have received paint from Country Chic to participate in this contest.

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Here we are again! Another Fab Furniture Flippin’ contest! This month’s sponsor was Country Chic paint! The theme was “Bling Bling”. We needed to create a piece using their metallic cream paint. I couldn’t wait to get my hands on this paint!  I was lucky enough to be able to choose the paint colors I wanted to work with, and I chose Vintage Cupcake and Metallic Cream in Belt Buckle.

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This is how I received the package from Country Chic paint. the packaging and the details were beautiful and so professional.

 

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Here are the two colors I chose for this month’s contest from Country Chic paint: Vintage Cupcake and Belt Buckle metallic cream.  I also received a beautiful paintbrush as well! Which has become my new favorite!

I have been waiting for some time  to paint this adorable french provincial nightstand which I had gotten for free and I knew that Country Chic paint would be the perfect choice to make this piece Bling! I chose Vintage Cupcake which is the most beautiful shade of pink and Metallic Cream to give that extra little glam chic. It was exactly what I envisioned on this piece. I wanted something a little glamorous, very french, a little flea market chic, and definitely girly. I also had a beautiful mirror that was originally made to go with a vanity and I decided to paint this pink too, to work with the nightstand.

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I cleaned this piece thoroughly with TSP and soap and water. Then I did a little sanding, not much, just enough to get a tooth on the wood.

 

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This is after one coat of the Vintage Cupcake color.  The paint had to be stirred very well before using, but was a really nice consistency and went on very well.  Wonderful adhesion and dried very quickly.

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This was after 2-3 coats of  the Vintage Cupcake color. It really went on beautifully and the pigment is delightful! I sanded down the edges to give it more of an aged, distressed feel.

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This is after using the Metallic Cream paint in Belt Buckle.  I painted the hardware and then I did a dry brushing over the entire piece.

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A detail of the dry brushing on the front drawer.

 

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A closeup of the Belt Buckle Bling!

 

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The dry brushing is done by putting just a small amount of paint on your brush and then swiping along very lightly with your brush until you get the effect you like.

 

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I did a bit of a crosshatch motion on the sides with the Metallic Cream. I decoupaged the inside with a pretty graphic I found on The Graphics Fairy website.

 

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I lined the inside of the drawer with some leftover black and white toile I had.  I wanted a very French Shabby Chic flea market style for this piece. I think I achieved it!

 

 

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This is a detail of how the metallic cream really pops the carving on the mirror. I love the pink and the belt buckle color together!  I did some distressing on the mirror as well, and it was so easy!

 

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So french , so shabby , so  lovely!!

 

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I hand-lettered the top of the nightstand with some french typography and I also added some pretty decoupaged flowers! I used Mod Podge to attach the flowers and I sealed with a matte sealer for protection.

 

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I distressed the hand lettering and I also painted a black bow on the top left corner.

 

 

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The metallic cream paint is very thick and goes on like a dream! The metallic is not too harsh, and it gives a subtle glow to the piece, with just enough bling to pop the details.

 

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I am beyond thrilled at the way this piece turned out! This paint exceeded my expectations! The coverage, the drying time, the hue of the pigment and the fabulous brush were a pleasure!

 

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Doesn’t this look like it came out of a chalet? I just love it!

 

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Sorry about my leg in that one!

Visit the Country Chic paint website to order your paint today!

If you’re interested in participating in future contests you should contact: info@fabfurnitureflippincontest.com

FFFC - main graphic (updated 5.11.2016)

Go check out the other entries at these gorgeous blogs….

I am linking up with our featured hosts blogs:

Thirty-Eighth Street

and

Sweet Tea Refinishing

 

 

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14 thoughts on “Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest May Entry Country Chic Paint “Bling Bling”

  1. This is stunning! You definitely achieved the beautiful shabby chic look you were going for! I picked up a sample of the vintage cupcake and can’t wait to try it! I love the details you added!

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