Zinc Washstand with Pearl Effects

I have a great before and after today!

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When I brought this piece home I envisioned it being painted black with heavy distressing and lots of natural wood showing.  I used a black milk paint and distressed but it turned out that wasn’t the look I really wanted.

I decided to go a different route and used General Finishes  pearl effects.
I used champagne pearl, which was a shimmery milk color in the can. Once it dried it became  more metallic.

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To add a little detail and depth to the color I used a black paint and dry brushed to replicate the look of metal.

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I am so very happy with how this turned out ! It’s so different from what I normally do but it got my wheels spinning about other pieces I could achieve this look on.
I want to try the bronze pearl next!
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Make sure to check out General Finishes website for all color info and where to shop.

Are you a fan of this look? I’d love to hear your feedback.

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2 thoughts on “Zinc Washstand with Pearl Effects

    • admin says:

      Thank you! I shared a picture on my facebook page….I’ll have to see if I can find it and update it on this post : )

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