Saturday, January 25, 2014

French Provincial Buffet

I need to finish the mirror on top and decorate it still

I have been looking for a large buffet for my dining area for awhile, but have not found what I have wanted.  Depending on my mood I picture different kinds of buffets.  I sold my current china hutch and this left an entire wall with nothing so I got serious and found a buffet the same day I sold my hutch.  I will show the entire new dinning area when I get it organized, but here is the new buffet.


It was in great shape, but had a lot of scratches on the top.  I have a 100+ old farm/beach cottage and wanted to have the buffet be a nice pop of color in my dinning area.  My old hutch had been white.  I mixed up my own concoction of a soft beachy blue chalk paint and started to paint away.  My husband like things very distressed, so I distressed the buffet and then sealed it with MMS hemp oil/AS dark wax.

This is a better picture of the true color

Love the hardware!

lovely feet

I love how the buffet turned out and I can't wait to put everything back inside and off my dinning table!!!

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  1. Oh, my goodness it is absolutely STUNNING!!!!

    You did an incredible job with that - WOW!!!! Well done, indeed!

  2. What a beauty, what a trasformation! I love, love, love it!

  3. Very the shade of blue and the contrast with the white. Beautifully done!

  4. Very pretty - love the colors and just the right placement of white paint. It caught my eye over at The Scoop.
    Marie@The Interior Frugalista

  5. And lo and behold, I just commented on your coral desk and the next link that catches my eye is yours again! You've got talent lady! Great painting, distressing and eye for detail!!

    Jeannine @ The Concrete Cottage

  6. What a beauty she is! I love how the trim pops against the blue, and the distressing is perfect. Pinned! ~Lisa @ Practically Perfect Home

  7. Very pretty! I love the color and the hardware is gorgeous!!

  8. Beautiful! I'd love to find a piece like this for our dining room. Right now I have a small chest, but I could certainly use the extra storage. I gave our dining room furniture, including the china cabinet to our daughter when we down-sized {and she gained a dining room}.

  9. It turned out beautifully! Thanx for joining THT.

  10. What a wonderful transformation! Love the color!

  11. OMG! I love this color. I have a bedroom set in this style furniture and right now its the yellow. Id love to do it in this bluish color!!! Thanks for the inspiration! Come visit me sometime!

  12. This is just gorgeous. Thank you so much for sharing at Redoux. Featuring later today at my party!

  13. This is really beautiful! I'm usually not too hot on painting furniture, but this turned out beautifully! I like the mirror in the gilt... I bet it would be gorgeous with that blue with just a little aging!