Thursday, August 30, 2012

Farmhouse Side Table

It is finally time to show you some color!  Check out this turquoise farmhouse side table.

This came as part of a french provincial bedroom set that was one of the best deals I have found to date.  I basically sent my husband on a wild goose chase...in the country...in the dark...with spotty cell service...with directions that went something like turn left at the big tree on the corner...and it was so worth it {he even agreed}!  This piece was originally finished in a pale yellow with sage accents and was in fairly good condition but had a lot of flaky paint. 

I definitely think the turquoise color brought this piece back to life.  The finish is a custom mix of Aubusson Blue, French Linen and Old White drybrushed and sealed with clear and dark wax.  I painted and sealed the door hardware but left the knobs their original finish. 

This piece is currently available at ReFresh Home.  I can't wait to show you the other pieces of the set, each with a different finish.  

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  1. Tonight, after painting I decide to look up instructions on how to apply the ASCP dark wax and I watched your video on how to apply ASCP Clear wax. (and now I know to prep my wax brush! LOL! which means no waxing until Sunday for me!) Great "How To" video. Thanks! After watching your video, I looked at your blog and you have a great talent with furniture. Looking forward to seeing more of your finished furniture. Wanda

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    1. So glad you found me BEFORE you had to pick tiny brush hairs out of your wax! :) I hope to have a dark wax tutorial up soon.

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  2. The wax and new color work well together

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