Fabulous Finishes Inc., Silver Leaf and American Paint Company Blues!

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APC Shades of Blue!

Sometimes, you have to throw caution to the wind, listen to your heart and sing your own song!

Patty, an American Paint Company retailer and owner of Fabulous Finishes Inc, A DIY Paints Retailer in Shelby Township, MI, is a true artist, we appreciate her talent and expertise in creating out of box finishes and unique painted furniture! Each of her pieces are labor intensive, and usually several layers of color are used to create a uniquely creative signature finish, and this beautiful piece is no exception!

A wonderful antique dresser had seen better days and it was showing battle scars from years of use, and its ready for an update!

Before Before

The dresser top was originally sanded down revealing more bruises, dents and gouges. The top was stained with a dark stain and another layer of color was applied over top. A custom paint blend was mixed using gray paint and APC’s Rushmore and Uncle Sam, the dresser top was painted with this blend as a base and finishing layer.

Dark stain and all over stencil design Dark stain and all over textured raised stencil design over APC Peacock
Dresser top in process
Rushmore and Navajo White create a custom color mix
APC shades of blue; Shoreline, Surfboard, Peacock and Uncle Sam

This unique, shades of blue finish, was created using APC paint colors, Peacock, Surfboard, Shoreline and Uncle Sam for dresser front and drawers. Peacock was painted on the sides and front of the dresser as a base layer for each of the additional colors to be applied over top

Dark stain and all over stencil design APC Peacock

Silver Leaf (little squares of silver leaf) was applied to the sides, feet and details of this piece and an all over stencil was used to develop a textured raised design to the drawer fronts. The raised stencil was lightly sanded to reveal layers of color!

Detail of silver Leaf on dresser feet

Silver leaf on dresser sides and detail Silver leaf on dresser sides and detail
Fabulous Finishes LLC, A DIY Paints Retailer, frequently leaves an inspirational phrase or scripture on their painted pieces!
A uniquely beautiful  painted piece!

You can see more beautiful painted furniture on Facebook at Fabulous Finishes Inc, A DIY Paints Retailer, and say hi if you’re in the neighborhood!

Photos courtesy of Fabulous Finishes Inc, A DIY Paints Retailer

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