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Milk Painted Dining Table in Homestead House Confederate Grey

I purchased yet another outdated orange stained pedestal dining table that needed TLC.

When you work alone and need an assistant you have to think outside the box ;0) The leg is longer then an arm right?

For this table I went with Homestead House Milk Paint in Confederate grey. I used it on this jumbo chalkboard too.

After a good scrub, power sand to smooth the surface and a wipe down it was time to paint.

Two coats of the dark grey milk paint applied with my angled sash Zibra brush, which cut easily into the corners gave the table a gorgeous new look.

But I did not stop here, a light sanding to take down the milk paint to a smooth buttery soft surface

then apply Fusion Mineral Paint discontinued antiquing tough coat. It is just like their clear tough coat but as you can see, tinted with brown. This added warmth to the cool grey tone of the milk paint as well as providing a layer of sealed durability.

To add even more interest and dimension, Fusion Mineral Paint's clear glaze mix…

Krylon sea glass creations


I LOVE sea glass but land locked in Alberta Canada makes it very hard to get many pieces. Luckily Krylon created a new product called sea glass spray paint. It comes in a few colors but of course aqua and sea foam spoke to me right away.


I practiced with these little glass votive jars


then chose this pretty decanter


and sprayed it multiple coats of both colors alternately outside in good ventilation
 and after a couple days I sprayed it with Krylon matte sealer for added durability



Disclosure : This post is sponsored by Krylon Canada, the links are for your information convenience only. All design and opinions are strictly my own.

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