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Antique Serving Cart

Follow along to see how this antique cart was given a fun farmhouse finish.

I purchased this sweet antique wheeled cart and as soon as I brought it home my youngest daughter asked for it for Christmas as a plant stand in her new apartment. When asked what colors she saw it in, she instantly said white and dark stain.

As with all my pieces, especially the old antiques that have seen years of wear and use I scrub them thoroughly. You can in the still photo and the video just how much grime and dirt comes off.


Next I removed the bottom shelf for easier stripping and staining. Both flat surfaces were stripped with paint stripper then power sanded smooth. The corners on the top surface with the raised edges required hand sanding to get into the tight corners.


Once the sanding was complete and the whole piece wiped down again to remove any sanding dust it was time to stain. I chose my go to Homestead House's stain and finishing oil all in one  in the color cappuccino. See a farmhouse h…

Old Fashioned milk paint quilt rack in creamy white


When I purchased this solid oak quilt rack I wanted to give it a relove in a fresh new color but keep it true to the vintage style. I chose Old Fashioned Milk Paint in light cream and snow white. Unfortunately I did not measure my mix and just went by eye to get a pretty creamy white color.


I applied 3 coats of the Old Fashioned Milk Paint creamy white sanding and distressing between each coat and sealed it with 2 coats of hemp oil, perfect results!







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  1. Love this color mix it's so soft, and I can't wait to get my hands on Daddy Vans Hemp Oil, just waiting on the mail!

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  2. Adore this upcycle! I definitely need to find myself a quilt rack to do over like this for all my blankets! :)

    I'd like to invite you to share this at the brand-new Farmhouse Friday link party which kicks off this Friday at 6:00 am PST! I am giving away a $50 Amazon gift certificate to celebrate, and I will also share your linkup on DIY Farmhouse Style Facebook group where I admin, which at this writing has over 130k members! :)

    Hope to see you on Friday!
    
    Michelle
    The Painted Hinge
    www.thepaintedhinge.com

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    1. thanks for the invite Michelle.. I was away celebrating my birthday but will stop by for the next one ;)

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