French Provincial Furniture

Painted Louis Chests

scan0008Traditional HomeCharles Faudree's French Country Livingn0001The finish is outstanding on this beautiful cream Louis Chest. You can reproduce this finish with white paint, and a brown glaze used over the white. Another way to achieve this look is to start with a Beige paint, and paint the entire chest. After it is dry, you then want to take white oil paint, and with a quick technique, paint an entire area, and then take it off with a disposable paper towel. After it is finished, you can apply a brown glaze. This second finish gives one more color to the dresser adding dimention. (Read More.....)