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Farmhouse White Bread Box

This slatted wood bread box had seen better days until it received its farmhouse makeover.

After a good scrubbing I painted 2 coats of House & Canvas's angora white.

This paint color is such a pretty warm white, see it on this end table, sweet watch chest, and a bit on this laundry room sign.
When dry I lightly sanded it all and minimally distressed the edges.

House & Canvas is a chalk like paint that needs to be sealed. I chose Fusion Mineral Paint's clear wax over all the surfaces.
I was trying to decide if dark wax (left) or leave plain (right) was best, dark wax won.

Fusion Mineral Paint's ageing wax was added to the edges for an aged look.


The verdict was split as to add words or a stencil in my Facebook poll so I will leave it for a bit and see what the buyer would like.

The farmhouse style look; what would you add if anything?



the back was finished as well

Country Chic Blog Squad # 5 post - tropical chair love

I can't tell you how much I enjoy Country Chic's tropical cocktail color. It is such a fun refreshing relaxing color. I had to just have a piece for MY home done in it.
In steps an antique chair that has seen allot of wear in its years, the veneer seat was down to its last layer and 1/8th ;)

 a good scrub and soak
 and it was time to pry off the remaining veneer

 and then glue and clamp the remaining layer
 then let dry well and sand
 such lovely details in the back and spindles

 on goes tropical cocktail in two coats

 and to bring out the great details I gave it a white glaze treatment
 when all was dry it received 2 coats of outdoor varathane as it will be sitting on my front entry deck
but first I staged it with a couple other pieces I did in the same fantastic color, an adorable dresser and sweet wagon shelf






finally in its new home ready to greet and seat all those who stop by

stop by Country Chic to see their extensive products and amazing colors

*Disclosure I have received products in exchange for this post, but ALL the opinions are entirely my own.  This post contains sponsored links for Country Chic Paint

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