How to Paint with Putty

I brought this washstand home back in August. The finish was in pretty rough shape and it was missing a drawer pull.  The hinges on the little door were held on with nails instead of screws.  Otherwise, it was in fairly decent condition.

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I decided to paint the rest of this one in Dixie Belle’s Putty.

If you’ve never tried this color I want to encourage you to give it a try.  Just look how gorgeous it is.

This is the first time I’ve tried it, but you can bet you’ll be seeing it again in the future.  It’s definitely a ‘safe and reliable’ neutral.

I thought it would be fun to play up the rustic nature of this little washstand by using Prima Marketing’s Fine Horseman transfer.

I was initially planning to use some clear glass knobs on this piece, but they really didn’t have the right look.  So instead I pulled out my stash of wood knobs and found 5 matching ones.  I filled the holes for the original pulls using Dixie Belle’s Mud before I painted and then drilled new single holes for knobs.

It really was just a pleasure working on this piece.

To get more details, head to Q is for Quandie here!

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Beauty and grace!
Just look a this blended masterpiece! 
Get these colors and more at your local Dixie Belle Paint retailer:
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Beauty and grace!
Just look a this blended masterpiece!
Get these colors and more at your local Dixie Belle Paint retailer:
📸🎨 Brushed by Brandy
#BestPaintOnPlanetEarth #Blend #PaintedFurniture #Hobby
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That’s incredible!! I love it!!♥️

Beautiful paint colors

Juste magnifique j'adore 👌

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Let’s make some gifts with Sandi from Urban Rebel Designs
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We're excited for these gift basket projects!

Great job Sandi!


Thanks so much!

So cute!

Love it!

Hi Sandi!

Sandi is putting Sand Bar, Palmetto and Barn Red inside the gift!

Say hello and tell us where you're from when you join in!

Sandi is using Honky Tonk Red!

Watching from Grapevine Decor Antiques & more...

I would be thrilled to get a basket full of DB paint and brushes

Hi Sandi. LaVintage Decor in Altoona, PA

I’m in NC. Where are you located

Hey girl!! Not sure why it commenting under business name 🤦‍♀️

Can’t wait to see this!

I live in Cleveland tn

Deb from TX. Local retailer is Cheryl Small at Menagerie Boutique. She does excellent patina work!!

Loved this! All the presenters on the Dixie Belle site are fabulous! Thank you DB!!

Would love that as a Christmas 🎁

I’d love a gift like that!😍

I would love to get that!💜💜

Replay - hello from Indiana! Full Circle in Mooresville IN is my local dealer.

Great idea!❤️

Wonderful idea!

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