My Modern Masters Metallic Paint Review

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Back a few months ago, I was the winner of the Modern Masters prize for being their 5000th “like” on Facebook.  Boy, was I excited! I mean I love to paint, especially furniture that needs love, so of course I was giddy to receive $250 of product of my choosing.  You can read all about my Modern Masters metallic paint treasure here.

Modern Masters Metallic Paints | prodigalpieces.com
At the time, I was pregnant and it was the dead of winter (like -12 degree highs), so I wasn’t doing much furniture.  I looked over to my stash to ponder which piece would be blessed enough to receive the makeover.
I had just picked one out and it was warming up, but then baby came 6 weeks early.  Surprise!!  So happy to have her with us.

So, after a baby break, I can finally say that I LOOOOVE Modern Masters metallic paints!!!
Modern Masters Metallic Paints as shown by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com
 Take a look at this cherry library/console table:
Queen Anne Library Table Before Makeover by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com
Not in too bad of shape with outdated drawer pulls, nicks and scratches to the top, but sound as can be.  AND those legs…I adore the curvy Queen Anne style…so elegant.
Vintage Queen Anne Library Table by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com
After a face-lift, I decided to replace those pulls with a couple of antique etched glass pulls that were left over from this dressing table makeover.  Just some wood putty in the existing holes, and drilled a couple new ones.
Modern Masters Warm Silver on Vintage Queen Anne Table by Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com
The whole table got two coats of warm silver, but I didn’t stop there (although stunning as is).  To give the table bit more definition, I whitewashed the skirt, drawers and legs, leaving some silver to peek out and the top to shine.
Whitewashed Metallic Library Table by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com
Added the pulls to finish it off, and VIOLA!
Vintage  Whitewashed Metallic Queen Anne Library Table by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com
Just gorgeous…sigh…
Before and After of Vintage Queen Anne Library Table by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com
My next project was a French Provincial Bassett side table.
Vintage Bassett End Table by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com
This was also already in great shape except for wear to the top.  Sanded it down and got started with more of the warm silver.
Vintage Bassett End Table Before by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com
Sanded Vintage End Table | prodigalpieces.com
Modern Masters Warm Silver Metallic Paint by Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com
For the sides and legs I chose a metallic teal to really set off that fabulous silver.
Aqua and Silver Metallic End Table by Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com
The pulls are beautiful in their original state and compliment the colors well. Don’t you think?
To jazz it up a bit, I added some silver touches to the trim and gave the legs a “dipped” effect.  All topped off with a semi-gloss poly, which they included plus a satin too as an added gift – eek!
Gold-dipped End Table Leg | prodigalpieces.com
So pretty, isn’t it?
Before and After of Vintage Bassett End Table by Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com
Now, I mainly choose the metallic paints for my prize, but Modern Masters also offers plenty of other products to choose from, including their metal effects that have a wonderful reactive property that can cause the tiny bits of metals in the paint to get a patina like this..
Modern Masters Patina Paint | prodigalpieces.com
Modern Masters
…can you believe that is done with paint?!
I finally got my hands on some and this is what I created – an Art Deco Industrial makeover.
A vintage Art Deco Dressing Table gets a 1920's industrial chic makeover with Modern Masters Metal Effects Paint by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com #prodigalpieces #artdeco #home #vintage*this post is strictly my opinion and I was in no way compensated for the opinions stated.

More projects like my Modern Master metallic paint review:

Farmhouse Metal Art from Thrift Store Finds by Prodigal Pieces | www.prodigalpieces.comAn outdated side table gets a facelift with metallic paint and whimsy for a DIY clock face table | Tutorial by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com #prodiglapieces #diy #home #homedecor #homedecorideas #furniture #vintage #farmhouse 

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2 Comments

  • Susan Homeroad

    They look gorgeous Larissa! I used the Modern Masters on a Christmas mantel mirror last year and it looked beautiful!
    Susan

    June 24, 2014 at 1:01 pm Reply
  • Heather - New House New Home

    That desk is gorgeous with the white-wash effect. I have an old china cabinet that needs the same look as I’m replacing the glass with chicken wire.
    Also love, love, love the dipped legs of the side table!!

    June 27, 2014 at 12:37 pm Reply
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