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Cedar Lined Armoire in Navy with Copper - lots of pics

When I purchased this solid armoire cabinet it did not take long to decide on a navy paint color. I also like the carved details on the front but thought the top and sides would look lovely stenciled with the hardware copper. Using Homestead House Milk PaintCutting Edge Stencils & Krylon spray paint I achieved my vision.


But first it needed a good cleaning starting with vacuum followed with a scrub with warm soapy water to remove any past gunk and dirt that would hamper paint adherence. The entire outside was lightly power sanded to smooth the wood surface then wiped well again.



Thank goodness for this heavy duty furniture dolly to move it around and also allow to be tipped on its back for the cleaning and sanding portions.
As well I was able to paint the underside and base areas with primer all around to seal.

Homestead House Milk Paint in midnight blue was mixed up and painted on


One coat was all that was needed to get good coverage over the original dark stained wood.
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My Favs of 2016

Here are a few of my favorite pieces I did in 2016


Country Chic vanilla frosting hutch
Fusion's midnight blue MCM cabinet
Fusion's little tea pot kids set
Fusion's champlain dresser turned sideboard
Miss Mustard Seed milk paint dresser in Eululie's Sky
Country Chic's tropical cocktail collection
Plaster Paint fireside with Fusion's ash accent table
Fusion's new color azure nail polish/oil/spice cabinet
nesting table set one Country Chic and two
my 100+ year old dining table
and this duck blue dresser from Cece Caldwell's new line


yep there are 2 distinct colors I love and the dark stain, what are your favorite colors? and what color combos and pieces would you love to see in 2017?

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