Radioactive Vanity Re-do 💚

A vanity made over in blended blues and electric neons

Catch the full video on my YouTube channel Here

Materials list:

Wise owl paint in inkwell, poseidon, siren song, and antique villa

Cling on brushes

Satin varnish

Daydream apothecary paint

Wood u bend mouldings

Light gray primer

Decor wax in shiny star wax

Grace on design Victorian stencil pack

Wood u bend flowers and rope mouldings

Before

I picked up this vanity as part of a set, not much to look at, incredibly plain, but very well made

Here is it’s sister piece, already done up

Gray primer and wood u bend mouldings

I started with a cleaning and scuff sanding, then a coat of light gray primer. The drawers were trimmed out in Wood u bend rope moulding and a cascade of mixed wood u bend flower designs

My base coat was done using Wise owl paint in inkwell, poseidon, siren song, and antique villa using a light stippling motion with Cling on brushes to add this light pebbled texture

Stenciled drawer sides

These peek a boo drawer sides got a coat of my same gray primer and a stencil done using Daydream apothecary paint in soul full of sunshine tinted with sea la vie using this gorgeous stencil, part of a set of 3 in the Victorian stencil pack from Grace on design

A second blended coat, and I tried a drippy look over the flowers in my neon green, but didn’t care for the drippings of it. Back to the drawing board

That’s better, I much prefer the soft glow of the neons blended in, they almost appear…radioactive!

A bit of Silver gilding wax on my flowers and I sealed in 2 coats of Satin varnish

My review. Things that really stood out to me about Wise Owl Paint.

  • The richness of the pigments are second to none, the colors are so pure and saturated, it’s hard not to notice
  • The paint played really nicely with another chalky style brand
  • I really appreciate that they have a full and complete line that includes brushes, too coats, waxes, and primers, this is huge for me, all available together that compliment each other
  • The paint blended really well, but the minerals mean it also can do cool textured finishes that are unique, very versatile

Our finished look…

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  1. Cat Mahone

    “WOW”. Just wow…enough said.

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