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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…

creating sea glass



When I saw the tutorial on Fusion's Facebook page I knew I had to try this. I <3 <3 sea glass so much and I just happened to have a few jars I recently scored from the glass recycling.


yes this is what I brought home from our take it or leave it recycling table,

And I just happened to have Fusion Mineral Paint refrew blue and just a skiff of casement on hand, yeah! So with no further ado here is my take on how to make plain glass look like sea glass


and following the tutorial I created this


then added jute for a touch of rustic and bam!


my sea glass jars, perfect for votives, utensils, pencils, greenery, flowers, the list is endless!  Thank you Fusion Mineral Paint for awesome paint and tutorials!




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I have received product as a brand blog rep in exchange for this post, but ALL the opinions are entirely MY own.  This post contains sponsored links for Fusion Mineral Paint

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  1. I haven't heard of this kind of paint but your jars look great

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