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Rae Dunn Inspired Bread Box

If you haven't heard of Rae Dunn you may not be a farmhouse style fan. This uber popular line of kitchen decor is so simple yet so classic. Bright white with crisp black narrow font gives a universal appeal to almost any style kitchen. Follow me as I take a solid wood bread box and give it a "Rae Dunn" inspired makeover.

These solid wood bread boxes can be found everywhere but they are just so boring and generic. The simple smooth styling however is perfect for the inspired makeover I have in mind.

I first taped off the inside edges wanting to leave the interior the natural wood finish.

I am excited to try my new 2" angled Fusion paint brush as well on this project.

Using Fusion Mineral Paint in picket fence, a crisp white, I applied 3 coats. White is notorious for requiring more coats for an opaque coverage. After each coat I lightly sanded to keep a soft smooth surface.

Now for the Rae Dunn inspired part, being a reduce reuse recycle person I cannot personally use th…

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! :-)


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