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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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County Chic's simplicity desk


Take one well loved hand me down home made desk and add Country Chic Paint's crisp clean white called simplicity and you have this! A fabulously reloved piece of furniture given years more use!

Taken from dark and drab to light and fab through these simple steps


here it is before..


my tools for the relove - forgot to put Country Chic Paint clear wax in photo


it was well loved but we left eh character dings and such but I had to replace the missing plugs



two coats of simplicity followed by a sponge sand when dry and 2 coats of Country Chic Paint clear wax and here it is







Excellent makeover giving this hand made piece a whole lot of life for years to come!



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Please note that although this post is product sponsored, all opinions are my own. No monetary compensation has been received.


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