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I purchased yet another outdated orange stained pedestal dining table that needed TLC.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

County Chic's simplicity desk


Take one well loved hand me down home made desk and add Country Chic Paint's crisp clean white called simplicity and you have this! A fabulously reloved piece of furniture given years more use!

Taken from dark and drab to light and fab through these simple steps


here it is before..


my tools for the relove - forgot to put Country Chic Paint clear wax in photo


it was well loved but we left eh character dings and such but I had to replace the missing plugs



two coats of simplicity followed by a sponge sand when dry and 2 coats of Country Chic Paint clear wax and here it is







Excellent makeover giving this hand made piece a whole lot of life for years to come!



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Please note that although this post is product sponsored, all opinions are my own. No monetary compensation has been received.


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