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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…

Fusion Mineral Paint Project #2 ~ wooden file cabinet




Originally I had another piece in mind to try Fusion Mineral casement paint on but when it came time I switched and chose this wooden file cabinet. Finished in the white would make it universal to any office or home space.

As per usual the wood piece got a good scrub down and the hardware removed. Shake the jar of paint, grab a good poly brush and start painting, this paint goes on lovely and is self leveling so brush strokes are minimal. It dries fast as well.
 Casement is a nice white but brighter then I thought so I did distress the edges to give the piece some dimension and after it dried well overnight, added dark wax. This popped the wood grain perfectly and toned the white to the perfect color I was looking for.

 left shows just plain paint and right with dark wax
 this picture shows it better done half and half ;)

 Although brass seems to be making a comeback, I chose to changed the hardware to an oil rubbed bronze. I think it too adds and overall aged look to this new replica wood file cabinet.

 time to put the hardware back on and buff the wax finish and bring in to get some photos



 just look how the dark wax enhances that wood grain and ages the casement white!
I am very pleased with the coverage, color and consistency of Fusion Mineral Paint and love how the project ended up looking just like I envisioned the "old" wooden file cabinet to become.


*Disclosure
I have received product in exchange for this post, but ALL the opinions are entirely MY own.  This post contains a sponsored link for Fusion Mineral Paint





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  1. My son did one of these using various colors to match a desk he made himself with my paints. Fusion works on everything!

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  2. awesome, I am loving this paint too ;)

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  3. awesome, I am loving this paint too ;)

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