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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…

hutch progress to finish

This w/e was so darn cold it was perfect w/e to work on the hutch. I vacuumed, scrubbed, removed all glass, primed and painted 3 white coats and then 2 coats of deep turquoise on the back board.

Now the finishing techniques are all that is left. So I waxed and glazed it and put it all back together
the glass reflected lots and the light was on but will try and get some better pictures soon but it sure came a long way from this after many hours of blood sweat and tears! :-)