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Rae Dunn Inspired Bread Box

If you haven't heard of Rae Dunn you may not be a farmhouse style fan. This uber popular line of kitchen decor is so simple yet so classic. Bright white with crisp black narrow font gives a universal appeal to almost any style kitchen. Follow me as I take a solid wood bread box and give it a "Rae Dunn" inspired makeover.

These solid wood bread boxes can be found everywhere but they are just so boring and generic. The simple smooth styling however is perfect for the inspired makeover I have in mind.

I first taped off the inside edges wanting to leave the interior the natural wood finish.

I am excited to try my new 2" angled Fusion paint brush as well on this project.

Using Fusion Mineral Paint in picket fence, a crisp white, I applied 3 coats. White is notorious for requiring more coats for an opaque coverage. After each coat I lightly sanded to keep a soft smooth surface.

Now for the Rae Dunn inspired part, being a reduce reuse recycle person I cannot personally use th…

Cece Caldwell beech nut gray & duck blue end tables

It has been awhile since I used Cece Caldwell's paint but knew it would be perfect for this solid pine end table set I had just sanded down.

one top sanded, one to go

I chose duck blue for the base and their new stain & finish in beech nut gray for the top.

the base had 2 coats applied then time for the stained top

one coat was all it took as shown above on the right

I did want to give it a bit more of a white washed look so brushed Cece Caldwell's paint in Philadelphia parchment over the dry stain (again above on the right) and to seal it all up I applied white wax again giving the tables a real beachy white washed look.

As a Cece Caldwell paint rep, they provided me with this paint in exchange for creating this showcase piece; but opinions, creations and ideas are all my own! There is no monetary compensation for me with any of the affiliated links.

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  1. I simply adore those two finishes paired together Lee Ann, so coastal and beautiful. Did not know CeCe came put with a new stain product, will have to give it a try loving that grey stain! Thanks for sharing your project at Fridays Furniture Fix!


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