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I purchased yet another outdated orange stained pedestal dining table that needed TLC.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

Limited edition Ocean Breeze


Funny how some plain boring wood chairs can look fabulous with a bit of paint, take this plain boring well used but solid wood dining chair,


and after scrubbing the chair well, give it a coat of this easy to apply all in one paint.

when dry, distress simply with a sanding sponge on areas where wear normally occurs like the seat edges and spindles

 and to add to the aged look, I hand painted with a wee brush white liming details in the crevices



and then to give a bit more durability and shine I put a coat of clear wax over the whole chair and wahlaa, here it is..

wood should NOT be boring, grab a brush and some paint and make it pretty!!

*Disclosure
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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