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Navy Sideboard / Sofa Table

I loved the bones of this Sklar Pepplar sideboard / sofa table and knew it would look fabulous in a classic color to update the worn original stained finish.

As with all my projects, the first step is to scrub the piece well with warm soapy water, rinse and dry well. The top of the bottom shelf was lightly power sanded to smooth the finish then wiped well to remove and sanding dust.
I imagined it in a deep rich navy and ordered classic navy from a new paint line called Jolie Paint.

Look at the lovely packaging they send it in! See this sweet jewelry box and this fun wooden accent chair in malachite. And this stained and painted wood chair in verdigris. Boat are the small tester sizes in the box.

Here is the beautiful classic navy and their signature brush. I LOVE the brush; the construction is so well made and the handle fits my hand perfectly. The natural bristles apply the paint beautifully.


The top has a leather inset which covered easily with this paint. And this beauty has caster…

Accent Chairs ~ before and after




Take a boring old chair, whether it be in a dated orange stain or rickety old one, and give it new life with paint. A chair can be so multipurpose; at the front entry to sit and put shoes on with, by your bed to catch clothes, at a desk, outside your front door, as extra seating or mix and match set for a dining room. My personal favorite are vintage press back chairs because they are pretty but any shape and style can be reloved and made useful. Here are some I have reloved .. before and after and a link to how to if I had a blog post on them


Cottage paint in Teal

Fusion Mineral Paint in Coal Black


American Paint Company in Peacock



Fusion Mineral paint in Lichen





FAT paint in Bombshell

























Fusion Mineral paint in Inglenook


big change with Cece Caldwell Hickory Stain












Old Fashioned Milk paint in Buttermilk


Country Chic paint in Vanilla Frosting






 this old beauty just needed a sand smooth and some hemp oil




other fun colors blue & green


and these in American Paint Co in Coral Reef, Home Turf, & Momma's Lipstick custom ordered for a photographer for her photo props











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