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Farmhouse Rustic Grey Accent Table

This rustic farmhouse dresser in grey I did awhile back has been the top post on my Pinterest page for many months. It seems to be a much loved finished so when I purchased these country planked looked table set I knew the paint finish would look awesome on them too.


 I started with the round accent / end table first.



Step one was to power sand the top and shelf to smooth the old finish then spray with shellac to seal and give an even surface

The entire piece and all under edges were first painted 2 coats of  Fusion Mineral Paint in a soft grey from the tones for tots line called little lamb.


To warm up the cool grey I did a wash of Fusion Mineral Paint in chocolate over it all. I added a wee bit of water to give a bit more open time to wipe back the paint but it is still best to do in sections.


Once all is dry I dry brushed Fusion Mineral Paint in lamp white over it all then sealed with Fusion's clear wax over all the top surfaces followed by the black and ageing waxes to add mo…

Treasure Boxes in Milk Paint - Homestead House's Quaker Blue


I was using milk paint on a few projects this week and having some left over always inspires small projects. I used Miss Mustard Seed's new color called farmhouse white on this sweet antique dresser and with a wee bit left, I applied it to this cute solid wood box.


on all sides including the bottom.


Then I moved on painting an antique accent table and used Homestead House milk paint in quaker blue. I added this soft color on top of the white and sanded smooth.
It has a Scandinavian feel to it.


 Using a multi stencil from Muddaritaville Studio I added the 3 flower portion to the top using white paint 



as well as a dragonfly stencil on the inside of the lid for a fun hidden find.


 Then the entire box was sealed with Miss Mustard Seed's white wax




With more of the Homestead House milk paint in quaker blue, I painted this little trinket box which had Homestead House's stain and finishing oil all in one in ebony around all the edges. Once sanded smooth, the ebony edges popped thru nicely and the whole box was sealed in Homestead House black wax .



Below is more I painted in Homestead House milk paint in quaker blue each with a different sealer which results in 5 different looks,
back left - blue wash sealed with polycrylic, back middle - blue with hemp oil, back right - blue no sealer
trinket boxes - white and black wax





*Disclosure
This post contains links for Homestead House, & 
Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint to help you find the items I used easily. There is no monetary compensation to me , they are just added for your convenience ;)

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