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Mid-Century Vintage Lem Lem Bureau

by Elizabeth Dot Design

UK furniture painter Elizabeth Dot Design painted this vintage bureau with Chalk Paint® in Lem Lem for a fresh, retro feel.

Mid Century Vintage Bureau painted by Elizabeth Dot Design with Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan in Lem Lem

Etsy seller Elizabeth Dot Design has given this retro bureau a modern update using Chalk Paint® to create an asymmetric, geometric design.

She began by using masking tape to tape-up her design – which left a large triangle of the original mid-century wood showing through. The masking tape allowed Elizabeth to create the perfect crisp lines and edges, synonymous with her signature style. She created a smooth finish using an Annie Sloan Flat Brush to compliment the modern design. The piece is waxed with Clear Chalk Paint® Wax to protect the paint and maintain a matte finish.

To see this piece and more Elizabeth Dot Design furniture, click here for her Etsy profile.

Mid Century Vintage Bureau painted by Elizabeth Dot Design with Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan in Lem Lem
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