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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…

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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