How to Paint a Pop Art Bed

“It’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” – Marilyn Monroe

When I first laid eyes on this bed…..I couldn’t believe the beauty I was seeing! In fact…..I may have actually referred to it as ridiculous….

I had to have it……and was willing to take anyone down that tried to get in my way of owning it!

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After much consideration I chose Tea Rose, Fluff, and Caviar as my design colors.

Now can we just stop for a moment and take in this GOLD??? This is the brand new Moonshine Metallics in Gold Digger by Dixie Belle Paint!

I did not paint Marilyn! She is a poster….that I used spray adhesive to adhere her to the center of the bed. The paper did not trim out perfectly no matter how hard I tried!

So I used Dixie Belle’s Dixie Dirt in Ash to “age” (aka….cover the mistakes) very artfully (LOL) the outer edges of the poster paper. I also used Best Dang Wax in Black.

I never intended to keep this bed for myself…..but I have decided to do just that!

Marilyn will be moving into my guest room. I just can’t bare to see her go. She’s fun and flirty and full of personality….and she belongs in my house!

To get more details on this painted piece, head to Tracey’s Fancy here!

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  1. Deborah Walleman says:

    Love Tracy’s work it so colorful. and I love color!

    1. Dixie Belle Paint Company says:

      Hi Deborah, thanks so much for the love! Tracey is so talented! Follow us on Pinterest for more painted inspiration http://bit.ly/DBpinterest 🙂

  2. Mechele Rose says:

    Love this pop art bed . One of my
    Favorite!!!

    1. Dixie Belle Paint Company says:

      Hi Mechele, thanks so much for the love on this piece! Follow us on Pinterest for more painted inspiration http://bit.ly/DBpinterest 🙂

  3. C. Jean Darr says:

    I love all the new Metallic colors with so much shine

    1. Dixie Belle Paint Company says:

      Hi Jean, we’re so glad you’re loving the new Moonshine Metallics! They’re stunning! Follow us on Pinterest for more painted inspiration http://bit.ly/DBpinterest 🙂

  4. Kathy Ayers says:

    Super fun and imaginative piece. I’d keep it too!

    1. Dixie Belle Paint Company says:

      Hi Kathy we’re so glad you’re loving this piece! Follow us on Pinterest for more painted inspiration http://bit.ly/DBpinterest 🙂

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This beauty is sporting a gorgeous shade of teal with some cool paper in the inlays!
Shop your local retailer today: http://bit.ly/finddbpretailer
📷🎨 Colorful Home Designs
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I love, love this piece

Love this !!! <3 <3

I have wantingto do sume of furniture but dont know where to get the right paint

I would like to know how it looks inside

What color blue is this please

😍 Gosia Siemiernik

Is that Antebellum Blue?

Where is the paper from?

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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!

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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!

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I love it 😊

Have a blessed weekend

Will definitely start following you!

Hi from Macon Missouri

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

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

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

Hi, first time watching. From Florida.

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

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