What to do with a 6'x4' mid-century blown up photo of a lonely stretch of highway somewhere in Kansas? Buy it and wait for inspiration to strike.
I didn't like it.
Maybe in a few decades I will be able to laugh about this particular step.
I decided to give myself a break and decoupage one of the drawers while I considered my options. It was at this point that I realized the paper photo was not just taped on the back to a piece of fiberboard, but it was glued on. If I had access to a fancy electrical saw I may have taken heart.
Now I was stuck with a hammered pewter dresser for no reason?
I had purchased a jar of decoupage stuff just for this project ($6.95ish) and by golly I was going to decoupage TODAY! But what was I going to use to decoupage? Daylight was fading fast on the LAST NICE DAY OF THE YEAR. I frantically ran inside and grabbed a huge burlap coffee bag with a green stripe. Nice and neutral at least. I slapped a layer of faux mod podge down on the first drawer front and applied the burlap. The burlap slurped up the glue and showed no sign of adhering. I painted the top of the burlap with the fmp. A little better adhesion. Then I saturated the front of the drawer completely with a ton of fmp. Hard to tell what was going on under the thick white mess.
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