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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…

Custom Accent Table in Toasted Marshmallow

Custom painted accent table in Plaster Paint's, toasted marshmallow

Step 1 - sand down water damaged veneer top, wipe well and spray shellac over exposed areas

Step 2 - paint in Plaster Paint's, toasted marshmallow 2 coats drying between and lightly sanding
Step 3- add Daddy Van's clear beeswax with lavender over entire piece and Daddy Van's café noir to detailed areas

and here is the finished piece

Click to see the armoire done in toasted marshmallow also part of the custom paint job

I have received product as a brand blog rep in exchange for this post, but ALL the opinions are entirely MY own.  This post contains sponsored links for  Daddy Van's