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Shabby Chic Bureau with Bookcase no. 17

Vintage Writing Desk – tall Bureau with Bookcase in Shabby Chic Style

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This tall Bureau with Bookcase is in fact shortest of all bureaus we were working on, it is just above 180cm. That make its cute and handy, will fit in most empty spaces of your bedroom or living room.
It is painted with Annie Sloan’s ‘Old Ochre’ and mix of ‘Chateau Grey’ and ‘Original’ (1:1), and protected with couple of layers of clear acrylic varnish.
On the back of bookcase, and on the deskotop’s back wall (behind pigeon holes) we stencilled lovely pattern provided by Louise Panes (you may want to check other stencils she sells on eBay).

Attention to detail
All our furniture are distinguished by attention to detail. We put a lot of effort to be sure that all small parts of our work will not spoil the overall result. That is why we, for example:

  • changed the felt in desktop support;
  • painted internal part of bookshelf doors;
  • painted and detailed finished internal part of all drawers;
  • cleaned and polished desktop’s brass hinges and lock;
  • all drawers edges and rear top of the bureau is painted with the utmost care;

(check the images with ‘Attention to Details’ marks on them)

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This Vintage Shabby Chic Bureau with Bookcase was painted with Annie Sloan’s ‘Old ‘Ochre’ and mix of ‘Chateau Grey’ and ‘Original’ and gently distressed along leading edges. After that it was covered with three layers of Colron’s acrylic non-yellowing varnish, so it is safe to wipe with a dump cloth.

DIMENSIONS
Height: 181cm (bureau: 99cm + bookcase 82cm);
Width: 71cm;
Depth of bureau with desktop closed: 44cm;
Depth of bureau with desktop open: 76cm;
Depth of bookcase: 20cm;

PAINT
Annie Sloan – ‘Chateau Grey’
Annie Sloan – ‘Old Ochre’
Annie Sloan – ‘Original’

STENCIL
For printing on the back wall of the bookcase we used stencil, courtesy of Louise Panes).

Vintage Shabby Chic Nest of Tables no. 12

Once more – Vintage Shabby Chic Nest of Tables with a French Advert on the top.

These curvy beauties were painted with Annie Sloan’s ‘Duck Egg Blue’ chalk paint.

To achieve even more shabby chic look, we printed a vintage French advert on the top. It is the ad of some sort of parfumes (toilet water). It has been made using stencil method with Annie Sloan’s ‘Old White’ paint.

This Nest is to match perfectly with this Shabby Chic Bureau, we made recently.

 

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DIMENSIONS:

TABLE 1

height: 56cm
table top: 50cm x 38cm

TABLE 2

height: 54cm
table top: 42cm x 33cm

TABLE 3

height: 41cm
table top: 33cm x 30cm

 

PAINT
Annie Sloan – ‘Old White’ chalk paint (stencil)
Annie Sloan – ‘Duck Egg Blue’ chalk paint

 

Vintage nest of tables before renovation

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Vintage Shabby Chic Bureau No. 07

Shabby chic bureau painted with Annie Sloan’s Chalk Paint

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Annie Sloan’s ‘Old White’ and ‘Duck Egg Blue’

Like always – this vintage bureau was slightly distressed along leading edges in areas of natural wear for authentic aged look.

The exterior is hand varnish to protect Annie Sloan’s paints and to enhance that old shabby chic appearance whereas. It has four big drawers and storage compartments with a small drawer inside, together with variety of dividers. This is hidden behind drop down door / writing desk.

PRINTING
To achieve even more shabby chic look on this bureau, we printed a vintage French advert on the top. It is the ad of some sort of parfumes (toilet water). It has been made using stencil method with Annie Sloan’s ‘Old White’ paint. You can see the effect on closeups in photographs included.

 

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BACKGROUND
You can download free printable image of background lined at internal parts on this vintage bureau at Free Printable Image – Vintage Shawl Background
 

DIMENSIONS
Height: 185cm
Width: 57cm
Depth of top part: 21.5cm,
Depth of bottom part: 43cm
Depth with table-top open: 74.5cm

 

 

PAINT
Annie Sloan – ‘Old White’ chalk paint
Annie Sloan – ‘Duck Egg Blue’ chalk paint

 

Vintage Shabby Chic Nest of Tables no. 12

This Vintage Shabby Chic Nest of Tables is Sold

Once more – Vintage Shabby Chic Nest of Tables with a French Advert on the top.

These curvy beauties were painted with Annie Sloan’s ‘Duck Egg Blue’ chalk paint.

To achieve even more shabby chic look, we printed a vintage French advert on the top. It is the ad of some sort of parfumes (toilet water). It has been made using stencil method with Annie Sloan’s ‘Old White’ paint.

This Nest will go perfectly with this Shabby Chic Bureau, we made recently.

 

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DIMENSIONS:

TABLE 1
height: 56cm
table top: 50cm x 38cm

TABLE 2
height: 54cm
table top: 42cm x 33cm

TABLE 3
height: 41cm
table top: 33cm x 30cm
 

PAINT
Annie Sloan – ‘Old White’ chalk paint (stencil)
Annie Sloan – ‘Duck Egg Blue’ chalk paint
 

Vintage nest of tables before renovation

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