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Antique Serving Cart

Follow along to see how this antique cart was given a fun farmhouse finish.

I purchased this sweet antique wheeled cart and as soon as I brought it home my youngest daughter asked for it for Christmas as a plant stand in her new apartment. When asked what colors she saw it in, she instantly said white and dark stain.

As with all my pieces, especially the old antiques that have seen years of wear and use I scrub them thoroughly. You can in the still photo and the video just how much grime and dirt comes off.


Next I removed the bottom shelf for easier stripping and staining. Both flat surfaces were stripped with paint stripper then power sanded smooth. The corners on the top surface with the raised edges required hand sanding to get into the tight corners.


Once the sanding was complete and the whole piece wiped down again to remove any sanding dust it was time to stain. I chose my go to Homestead House's stain and finishing oil all in one  in the color cappuccino. See a farmhouse h…

I think TV console table - SOLD

This solid wood dresser would be perfect in an entry way, as a buffet/side board, dresser or best a TV console. It is modern yet classic. The top is frosted glass while the inside retains the original stain adding a pop of color to the grey classic exterior. All 3 doors each (yes one is faux drawers look) open to an adjustable shelf. Hardware is brushed silver, lovely little piece may be just what you are looking for. 


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