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Farmhouse Hutch ~ Champlain milk paint and cappuccino

Scored from an estate sale this Canadian made Kilgour Furniture buffet/ hutch is the perfect size for a coffee bar or as it was custom called for; an actual bar in the customers new home. She wanted it to be done in the same colors as this sweet little accent table.

The first step was to remove the mac tac liner in the long drawer and inside the buffet

It peeled back easy enough but then required a whole lot of Goo Gone to remove the residual stick glue. It did however protect the wood and once cleaned, perfect new looking surfaces.
All surfaces were scrubbed well to remove any dirt and dust accumulated over the years.
The top is the only wood veneer piece, the rest is solid maple I believe. Because it is veneer you must be very careful when refinishing it as it is easy to sand thru the thin wood layer.
Using my orbital sander and 120 grit sandpaper, I carefully sanded the top smooth the applied Homestead House's stain and finishing oil all in one  in cappuccino color. Throughout…

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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