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Cedar Lined Armoire in Navy with Copper - lots of pics

When I purchased this solid armoire cabinet it did not take long to decide on a navy paint color. I also like the carved details on the front but thought the top and sides would look lovely stenciled with the hardware copper. Using Homestead House Milk PaintCutting Edge Stencils & Krylon spray paint I achieved my vision.


But first it needed a good cleaning starting with vacuum followed with a scrub with warm soapy water to remove any past gunk and dirt that would hamper paint adherence. The entire outside was lightly power sanded to smooth the wood surface then wiped well again.



Thank goodness for this heavy duty furniture dolly to move it around and also allow to be tipped on its back for the cleaning and sanding portions.
As well I was able to paint the underside and base areas with primer all around to seal.

Homestead House Milk Paint in midnight blue was mixed up and painted on


One coat was all that was needed to get good coverage over the original dark stained wood.
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Fusion Tones for Tots ~ Little Stork



Fusion mineral paints has a great new line called Tones for Tots, a super sweet line of fabulous colors. You can see the making of a gorgeous dresser in Little Teapot here.





Little Piggy was used on a chair that is nearly 140 years old but here is my first use of Little Stork; a soft purple


 gather supplies including one of Fusion's new stencils
 I painted the heavy bristle board with Fusion paint in casement for a crisp background
 and used a deep purple to paint in the stencil
 the framed art is ready
 the close-up shows the outline with silver marker which highlights the lovely saying

Both the nursery art, dresser and antique chair are for sale, stop by my Facebook page if interested

*Disclosure
I have received product in exchange for this post, but ALL the opinions are entirely MY own.  This post contains a sponsored link for Fusion Mineral Paint