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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…

Little Tea Pot tea party


Solid wood children's size table and chairs are hard to find it seems but when I have found some in the past there is always a line up. I actually had 2 sets last year before Christmas and just so happened to score another set this year. And I knew the perfect color for it, my new favorite of the year, little tea pot from Fusion Mineral Paint tones for tots line.


It had been stained royal and red then painted over with a light grey



but after a good sanding and scrub down it was ready to paint




 bring on my favorite color, little tea pot and gave the base 2 coats as well as both chairs


 and stained the top a dark all in one stain/poly 4 coats and walaaa










*Disclosure
As a Fusion brand blogger, I have received product 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. What a beautiful makeover Lee Ann, I love the contrasting dark stain and light paint. I have yet to try Fusion I really like the tots color hues will have to give them a go!

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    1. thank you Brenda.. hope you saw I have a fusion giveaway, please enter it ends tonight!

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