You know me-always on the hunt for furniture to transform and paint. I found this lovely at a local thrift store and of course brought it home.
It was chippy, which I really like chippy, but this was not the good chippy. I sanded the entire piece down to make it smooth.
I wanted the top to be natural wood so I got out my chemicals and stripped the layers of paint off and finished it off with the sander.
I sealed it with AS dark wax-it came out buttery smooth!
I have been loving the color green right now so I mixed up a dark vintage green and painted the cabinet. I didn't want it to stay that dark so I then mixed white with some of the green to lighten the shade. I was hoping that the darker green would show through when I distressed. The last step in this transformation was to seal it with dark wax/hemp oil.
|The cabinet is not this bright of a green-poor picture|
|You can see the white, the darker green and the wood showing through in layers.|
|Beautiful wood top|
A local dealer, who likes to come picking for her shop in my workshop, snatched it up quickly and here is what it looks like in her space.
She also snatched up the sign and the mirror!
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