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Navy Sideboard / Sofa Table

I loved the bones of this Sklar Pepplar sideboard / sofa table and knew it would look fabulous in a classic color to update the worn original stained finish.

As with all my projects, the first step is to scrub the piece well with warm soapy water, rinse and dry well. The top of the bottom shelf was lightly power sanded to smooth the finish then wiped well to remove and sanding dust.
I imagined it in a deep rich navy and ordered classic navy from a new paint line called Jolie Paint.

Look at the lovely packaging they send it in! See this sweet jewelry box and this fun wooden accent chair in malachite. And this stained and painted wood chair in verdigris. Boat are the small tester sizes in the box.

Here is the beautiful classic navy and their signature brush. I LOVE the brush; the construction is so well made and the handle fits my hand perfectly. The natural bristles apply the paint beautifully.

The top has a leather inset which covered easily with this paint. And this beauty has caster…

Sweet little accent table in MMS marzipan milk paint

I could not pass this sweet little table when I saw it, the inlaid top with the wavy edges and ornate legs begged to be reloved.

the top looked in ok shape from afar but up close (R) you can see the crazing sealer and chipping areas

I stripped the top with heavy duty furniture stripper wiping it on a cardboard pallet, which was previously used for my stencil paint pallet ;)

Once this dries I hauled it outside and sanded with my orbital sander and 80 grit paper till smooth.

then of course a quick wipe, this shows what the wood would look like once staining starts, pretty right?

I started the stain process with Homestead House's stain and finishing oil all in one in driftwood. Since I went with a creamy paint color now rather then shades of grey I went with cappuccino for the next 3 coats. Each coat once dry was lightly sanded to smooth to a buttery smooth finish.

For the base and top edges I chose Miss Mustard Seed milk paint in marzipan, a soft creamy color. I did not paint every crevice but did do two coats before a good sponge sanding to remove any chippy milk paint and smooth the painted surface.

I also did this sweet farmhouse shelf and a set of glass canisters in the marzipan as well.

To seal it I went with a clear wax then added more dimension with Fusion Mineral Paint ageing and espresso waxes. Layering these waxes  gives an authentic aged look. Once dry a nice buff and the table is done.

on Hometalk August 25, 2018

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