Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from March, 2013

Blog Post Currently Featured on Hometalk

Milk Painted Dining Table in Homestead House Confederate Grey

I purchased yet another outdated orange stained pedestal dining table that needed TLC.

When you work alone and need an assistant you have to think outside the box ;0) The leg is longer then an arm right?

For this table I went with Homestead House Milk Paint in Confederate grey. I used it on this jumbo chalkboard too.

After a good scrub, power sand to smooth the surface and a wipe down it was time to paint.

Two coats of the dark grey milk paint applied with my angled sash Zibra brush, which cut easily into the corners gave the table a gorgeous new look.

But I did not stop here, a light sanding to take down the milk paint to a smooth buttery soft surface

then apply Fusion Mineral Paint discontinued antiquing tough coat. It is just like their clear tough coat but as you can see, tinted with brown. This added warmth to the cool grey tone of the milk paint as well as providing a layer of sealed durability.

To add even more interest and dimension, Fusion Mineral Paint's clear glaze mix…

corner accent table for sale - SOLD

new hutch project

custom coffee table - For Sale

side board or dresser?

headboard bench

new table projects

hutch progress to finish

corner and round tables

end and coffee table projects

crystal chanda-lamp

pepper grinder and knife block

small round dining table ~ SOLD~

wooden filing cabinet

chalk paint

pet bed