How to Paint a Plaid Chest

Hey, Brandy from Brushed by Brandy here! Let’s learn how to paint a plaid gentleman’s chest!

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These 3 drawer chests are some of my favorite to work on. Their classic style and moderate size makes them great for just about any space.

An entry way, a sofa table, a media center, or accent piece, I pick them up every time. This piece was solid mahogany, well made, and hepplewhite pulls to boot!

The first step on this piece was to clean well with Dixie Belle White Lightning, sand smooth any damaged areas, and apply a coat of Dixie Belle BOSS to block odors, stains, and stop bleed thru.

Check out a video about the cleaning process here!

This piece got two coats of sultry black Dixie Belle Caviar. On the sides I blended in a bit of Palmetto to tie in with the greens from my inspiration paper.

Watch this tutorial video below!

The next step really brings our look together, applying the decorative paper to the drawer fronts.

Finishing touches can make or break a piece. They really show the quality of the finishes and attention to detail that leaves an impression.

My finishing touches included waxing the drawer glides, applying Copper Gilding Wax to the legs, and sealing everything with Gator Hide.

With these crowning jewels, my piece is complete!

To read and watch more tutorial videos about this piece from Brushed by Brandy, click here!

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Mirror Transformation!! With Debbie @ Tona Transformations
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Let us know your favorite Dixie Belle Paint Color mix!

Who is going to attempt a mirror for their next project?!

Oval Medium is the brush size that Debbie is using in order to reach all areas on the mirror!

Debbie is using Hurricane Gray tonight!

Find a Retailer near you! :) We love seeing everyone

We're here for you Debbie! Great work <3

#painlesspainting with Debbie! <3

We're here to help! :)

WE see you! :)

Thank you Debbie! You've inspired us to create more mirrors! We love the techniques you demonstrated tonight!

I'm gonna age myself here, but I LOVE drybrushing, been doing it since the years of ceramics! Always thought it would be great for furniture, decorative items, etc.

Thank you so much for showing us how you do mirrors!

I love it 😊

Have a blessed weekend

I bought one 2 weeks ago at a yard sale. It is beautiful. I can't wait to paint if after I finish what I'm working on now. Maybe I will get some good ideas now on what to do

Will definitely start following you!

I bet some in the navy would look good added to all the high points after you are done with that blue!! Such a beautiful color you made!!

Those scrolling leaves are called acanthus leaves. They are so classic and are gorgeous with your dry brushing! ❤️

Those details are absolutely stunning !!!!!!!!

I just mixed Manatee Gray with Dixie Belle Blue on my buffet this week. Love making new colors <3

Definitely works great on carvings! Love

Hi, first time watching. From Florida.

I love how the dry brushing is highlighting the scroll work.

I have a lot of mirrors like this!! This is my favorite style!

I continue to learn and appreciate all the knowledge. Thank you

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We love a comparison demonstration! Thank you for showing us Amy!

Thank you Amy! We can't wait to see this piece finished! <3

Amy will be focusing on a white wash this evening! :) Tell us where you're from!

#painlesspainting with Amy! Looks great so far!

Amy will be mixing Hurricane Gray and Manatee!

Great tips on brushes Amy! :)

Hi Amy! We see you! :)

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Thanks from New Hampshire!

Thank you Amy and Joey

Love this color!

Love this look. Thank you

Thank you AJ for all your knowledge that you share with us!! Greatly appreciated!!

Very pretty and elegant

Good info! I didn’t know that!

Thank you both!

Love this one too!!!

They are really lovely

Thank you

Love that💛

So there is a white wash glaze

great teacher !

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