Slide 7: Painted Dresser


Megan Tucker from Estuary Designs

For ombre enthusiast Meagan Tucker from Estuary Design, this chest of drawers (dubbed Tallulah, meaning “leaping water”) was an experiment in the shaded effect. Rather than run the color vertically as the drawers might dictate, rebel painter Tucker forged her own path across the vintage piece, using random, spiky brushstrokes that call to mind a mod flame-stitch vibe. She then outfitted the piece with bone knobs, which really pop against the blues.

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