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Farmhouse White Bread Box

This slatted wood bread box had seen better days until it received its farmhouse makeover.

After a good scrubbing I painted 2 coats of House & Canvas's angora white.

This paint color is such a pretty warm white, see it on this end table, sweet watch chest, and a bit on this laundry room sign.
When dry I lightly sanded it all and minimally distressed the edges.

House & Canvas is a chalk like paint that needs to be sealed. I chose Fusion Mineral Paint's clear wax over all the surfaces.
I was trying to decide if dark wax (left) or leave plain (right) was best, dark wax won.

Fusion Mineral Paint's ageing wax was added to the edges for an aged look.


The verdict was split as to add words or a stencil in my Facebook poll so I will leave it for a bit and see what the buyer would like.

The farmhouse style look; what would you add if anything?



the back was finished as well

Old Fashioned milk paint quilt rack in slate


Another solid wood quilt rack calls for more Old Fashioned Milk Paint , this time in the color slate.


two coats of slate milk paint were applied then sand distressing followed


Once the milk paint was dry I chose Daddy Van's shadow black wax to seal the paint.


And after wiping off, it left the perfect shadows and dimension and deepened the slate color to a wonderful shade of dark grey.




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  1. I love the new color of your quilt rack! I have a bookshelf my dad made that is almost that same color!

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