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Emperor’s Silk Red Painted Piano: Inspire My Creativity

August 9, 2017

  1. Emy says:

    Wow! It looks amazing! I love how bold it is!

  2. Cathy says:

    What a beautiful piece. I would have never thought to paint a piano red, but it looks perfect!! Amazing job!

  3. Christine says:

    Wow! That’s amazing! I wouldn’t have thought I’d like a red piano but I really do! You did an awesome job!

  4. How beautiful. Even though the piano is an antique you know if it has value, So I think you made the right call.

  5. Meredith says:

    I LOVE how this turned out! I’m not a fan of red, nor do I play the piano, but now I want to go out and get a piano to paint red LOL.

  6. Meg says:

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE this! The color is amazing and I love the detail all over it. I would love to know how you do the waxing. I was not successful when I tried it so I stay away. You have got such talent!!

    • Missy says:

      Thanks friend! I’m really picky about what wax I’ll use. I haven’t found one at the big box that cuts mustard. I use a big wax brush and work the wax in a circular pattern then go back and forth over it. Don’t use too much wax, a little goes a VERY long way. Once applied, I let it dry for a bit and then buff with a lint free cloth. If it still feels tacky, there is too much wax and needs to be buffed some more.

  7. ness says:

    Thanks for sharing. That looks gorgeous now.

  8. Jan Powell says:

    What a meticulous job of painting and how beautiful the restored piano looks. I hope someone was good enough to restore the inner-works as well. I would be a treasure. I own a 1923 Sebastien Erard grand piano that was restored inside and out by a pro and it is my pride and joy. Nothing sounds as good or looks as beautiful. True, I didn’t paint my red but you did such a wonderful I can’t complain. I hope it gets lots of play time.

    • Missy says:

      This piano has been very loved. My sweet friend, the owner who I worked on it for, passed away from cancer last year. I’m so glad her kids have her piano to remember her. It’s so tender to my heart.

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