Skip to main content

Blog Post Currently Featured on Hometalk

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…

Country Chic simplicity accent table


A good customer brought me a table they purchased already painted grey but not in their color choice. They wanted it white to match the handcrafted desk they had me recently relove.


 A few fresh coats of Country Chic Paint in crisp white called simplicity gave it the bright color they envisioned it to be.


The edges and flat surfaces were sanded to distress and reveal the underneath grey then black wax was added to the crevices for additional dimension and detailing. Seeing the top would get some surface use I put a coat of Country Chic Paint clear wax on it and the shelf surface.




*Disclosure
 This post contains sponsored links for Country Chic Paint

Shared at these great linky parties