My Painted Horse

Meet “Stormy Magnolia Chesterfield”.  I asked for name suggestions on my FB page and there were so many GREAT names that I couldn’t pick just one.

Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (25)When my husband first saw my little horse, he just shook his head and said “For Pete’s Sake”.  He just couldn’t see the vision, but I could!!!Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (3)Here’s what the horse looked like when I found her. I paid $20.00 to bring her home with me.Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (5)I gave her a bath and wrapped her tail with cling wrap to protect it from the paint.Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (4)Next, I went to my collection of CeCe Caldwell’s Paints and picked these three colors to layer.-21- Horses 1Here’s my inspiration.  A beautiful rustic mix.  SourcePainted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (7)Base coat ~ Myrtle Beach SandPainted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (8)First layer complete.Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (9)Second layer ~ Seattle Mist (light gray)Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (10)Final layer ~ Vintage WhitePainted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (12)If you are like me and a little impatient, you can always use a hair dryer to speed the drying process up.  It literally dries in seconds right before your eyes!  Yay!!!Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (13)Now the magic begins.  Wet distressing, exposing all the layers.  You can make it as rustic or refined as you want.Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (14)The distressing is finished.Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (16)A close up.Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (18)I decided I wanted to add a bit more age (dirty grunge) to Stormy so I did a little bit of dry brushing with Myrtle Beach.Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (20)It really only took a matter of minutes to get the finish I was looking for.  Oh my gosh, I LOVE this paint.  And I know you may be thinking it’s because I’m a retailer of CeCe’s.  But really…it is just so quick and easy to use.  I can paint indoors with no worries of harmful chemicals.  AMAZING!!!Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (22)I grabbed a can of Waxing Cream to brush on for protection and to enhance the color.Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (23)Then a little buffing…Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (24)And Stormy was ready for her photo shoot!Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (25)My husband is a believer now.  He got home from work last night and immediately was taken back, especially with her eyes.  He likes how dark and mysterious they look.Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (31) Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (33)

Painted Horse With CeCe Caldwell's Paints ~ Vintage Street Designs (36)I’m so pleased with how she turned out.  I’m hoping I can find some siblings for her soon!

Until next time…

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Comments

  1. She is fabulous. I have been looking for a horse for a while, she’s a great find.

    Karen

    • Thank you Karen for the sweet compliment! I hope you find one for yourself very soon! Let me know when you do, I’d LOVE to see it! :)

  2. WOW!!! She looks great…. ;0)

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