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Farmhouse White Bread Box

This slatted wood bread box had seen better days until it received its farmhouse makeover.

After a good scrubbing I painted 2 coats of House & Canvas's angora white.

This paint color is such a pretty warm white, see it on this end table, sweet watch chest, and a bit on this laundry room sign.
When dry I lightly sanded it all and minimally distressed the edges.

House & Canvas is a chalk like paint that needs to be sealed. I chose Fusion Mineral Paint's clear wax over all the surfaces.
I was trying to decide if dark wax (left) or leave plain (right) was best, dark wax won.

Fusion Mineral Paint's ageing wax was added to the edges for an aged look.


The verdict was split as to add words or a stencil in my Facebook poll so I will leave it for a bit and see what the buyer would like.

The farmhouse style look; what would you add if anything?



the back was finished as well

Fusion chocolate "matching" nightstands


Who wants some more chocolate? I do! And who says night stands have to be exact to match? I don't! I took these very similar wood nightstands and turned them into his & hers matching nightstands, follow along to see how simple it was.


I found almost identical nightstand but not quite, removed the old hardware, scrubbed well, filled the hardware holes and painted 2 coats of Fusion Mineral Paint chocolate on them


I find nightstands get lots of wear on top with glasses of water being the worst culprit so I put 2 coats of Fusion Mineral Paint tough coat wipe on poly to add additional durability. New hardware was added to complete the "matching" process. Same color, same hardware... Now they are the perfect his and hers nightstands, agree?





*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. A perfect pair for the matching desk, wonderful hue! Are you planning a room redo in the works Lee Ann? Keep me posted! Thanks for sharing at Fridays Furniture Fix!

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    1. this was part of a custom paint job for a Mom surprising her son with, chocolate dresser, desk and matching nightstands, great Mom heh?

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