Painted Sleigh Bed

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This one didn’t get a name… why? Because I will not ever paint another sleigh bed 😉  It’s just a huge, monotonous job.  I love, love, love the way she turned out but I seriously nearly lost an arm with all the painting and sanding on this one.
She is painted in ASCP Old White with hemp oil (MMS) on top.  I adore her and think she is so pretty all painted and distressed.
She has a lot of character with those raised panels on the headboard and footboard.  With the medallion grooved trim, she’s just lovely.

 

I hope my guests will enjoy her – as she now resides in the guest room.
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    Mrs Chapman
    January 2, 2015 at 12:23 am

    Beautiful Work!! Does hemp oil over any kind of chalk paint work well? I have been wanting to try it and was wondering how it holds up compared to wax. Also, I am a big fan of ASCP and recently saw mudpaint. Do you prefer either over the other and if so why? Thanks!

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      doodlesandstitches@hotmail.com
      July 7, 2015 at 3:50 pm

      I like both paints but there are many more color options in AS chalk paint. I really prefer using hemp oil as a protectant. The only issue I have found is that it can "yellow" the paint if used over white or cream.

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    Amy Case
    July 6, 2015 at 6:44 pm

    I am about to start a project on a smaller bedframe and was just curious if you had advice about how long to let the wax "cure" before putting on bedding and having guests in. Thanks!

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    โต๊ะ เก้าอี้ ราคา
    March 17, 2016 at 7:11 pm

    Good info. Lucky me I ran across your blog by chance (stumbleupon).
    I’ve book-marked it for later!

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