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French Provincial Fab Refresh

A friend of mine described them as dingy and blah.  She said with these pieces you need to totally change the look or leave them alone.

I decided to take this one from French Provincial to French Fab.




two toned french provincial

Instead of distressing, I dry brushed.  Because who wants to see that blah before color coming through?

Painted Hardware

I painted and dry brushed the hardware the same color as the drawers.

Painted Hardware

I think it looks much better.


How do you like her now?

Sharing at:  Unskinny Boppy, Miss Mustard Seed


  1. Debbie, you had me at French Provincial! I just love the lines and making them pop with the green drawers just makes it even better!
    Love it!

  2. How do you ‘dry brush’?

  3. Love the colors! I’d definitely say she is FAB now!

  4. She looks marvelous!! Love the hardware 🙂

  5. She’s très magnifique! I had a similar set growing up – this is shades better!!

  6. I love the dry brush look,

  7. I love your dresser! I have one that is super similar that I would like to create something similar to yours for my baby girl’s nursery. The only thing is I asked my brother to paint it white while I was pregnant and he made a mess of it. He used a sander and did not use the same tension so it looks crazy. It’s hard to explain but I could send you a picture.Do you have any suggestions? I would appreciate any help since it came from my grandparent’s house and I would love to have it in their great grand-daughter’s room. THANKS!!

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