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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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Country Chic Bliss

Those of you who know me or follow me, know I love shades of turquoise. When I saw the Country Chic paint color pallet "bliss", it called my name. I held out for quite awhile but finally had to try it.
enter this solid maple dresser and a match was made

step one make all repairs, lightly sand the top and scrub well, these steps are crucial to good adhesion and final look of your project

 I like to use a good quality synthetic brush when applying the paint for an even application

the last of the orange stained maple to be covered in this pretty sea green, I applied 3 coats of Country Chic tough coat over the paint for easy wipe and durability of this piece

 the original hardware worked perfect with this color so after a good scrub and dry it was put back on

 LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this color

and check out the metallic cremes here and here

I have received product in exchange for this post, but ALL the opinions are entirely MY own.  This post contains sponsored links for Country Chic Paint

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