May 21, 2015

A Lady's Desk Makeover

I sold this sweet desk at Lucketts and realized that I never wrote a post on it.  This was another "trash to treasure"makeover.


I started with it looking like this.  I have seen so many of these faux painted pieces lately...the ones with the layers of paint in an attempt to make it look like wood...or something.


I chose Annie Sloan chalk paint in Versailles.  I love this soft green shade!

The inside was already painted red.  I just freshened it up with a coat of Real Milk Paint in Red and waxed.


I painted the knobs to match, but if I had to do it over again - I think I would have used stained wood ones, instead.


Much better!

I'm finally getting back to working on pieces for the shop.  It's so empty!  I have a load going tomorrow morning and more coming this weekend.

'til next time!




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