Friday, May 27, 2016

A desk in Icicle and Pocket Watch

It's time again for another Fab Furniture Flip! 

This month's contest is being sponsored by COUNTRY CHIC Paint.   The Theme this month was:  Bling Bling!   All participants including myself were given a free quart of paint and a free quart of their COUNTRY CHIC Metallic Cream

*Disclaimer:  I received 1 quart of their paint  and another of their metallic cream for use in this challenge. All opinions 100 %  my own. 

Found a French Provincial Desk at the flea market  and the Chavari chair at the GW and knew they  would be perfect for the contest.


Both of these pieces have great lines and are well built, so I knew the would be good projects for the contest.  

I ordered Country Chic's chalk paint in Icicle and metallic cream in Pocket Watch.  Lucky me also got a great paint brush and stirring sticks! 
I painted the desk in the Icicle color and I love the coverage and color of this paint!  The paint went on smooth and silky.  

While the paint was drying on the desk I painted the chair with two coats of the Pocket Watch and I LOVE the metallic Cream color and effect!  

While the chair was drying, I hand painted the details of the desk with two coats of the Pocket Watch.  

I sealed the desk with AS dark wax/linseed oil to give a bit of depth and patina. 

The last step was painting the hardware with the metallic cream paint and putting it back on.  

I am loving the soft blue and the gold together! 

I SO love the gold effect! 

I am so impressed with this paint the metallic cream! 

To see all of the entries in the Fab Furniture Flippin' Contest head on over to Thirty Eighth Street or Sweet Tea Refinishing.

If you are a blogger who paints furniture and would like to take part in the Fab Furniture Flippin' Contest you can contact Stacy from Anastasia Vintage at or Evey from Evey's Creations at .

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Wordless Wednesday-My Instagram of my Home and Projects

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Wordless Wednesday--My Instagram ( My home and projects)

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