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Cedar Lined Armoire in Navy with Copper - lots of pics

When I purchased this solid armoire cabinet it did not take long to decide on a navy paint color. I also like the carved details on the front but thought the top and sides would look lovely stenciled with the hardware copper. Using Homestead House Milk PaintCutting Edge Stencils & Krylon spray paint I achieved my vision.


But first it needed a good cleaning starting with vacuum followed with a scrub with warm soapy water to remove any past gunk and dirt that would hamper paint adherence. The entire outside was lightly power sanded to smooth the wood surface then wiped well again.



Thank goodness for this heavy duty furniture dolly to move it around and also allow to be tipped on its back for the cleaning and sanding portions.
As well I was able to paint the underside and base areas with primer all around to seal.

Homestead House Milk Paint in midnight blue was mixed up and painted on


One coat was all that was needed to get good coverage over the original dark stained wood.
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Fusion Azure Jewel Box


Years ago a good friend gave me this sweet little box that originally had tea in it, I have used it for my bracelets as it is black velvet lined and divided, perfect. But it is not the perfect color. Finally I took some time for myself and pulled out one of my favorite Fusion Mineral Paint colors, azure.


I like simple classic styles but wanted to add just a little something to it, like a small raised design. Fusion Mineral Paint has some beautiful stencils and easy to use embossing paste.


I went with just a portion of this stencil to apply on the front side.


Just lay the stencil over spot you want and using pallet knife apply a thin layer of the embossing paste, lift and let dry.. at least 12 hours!! Yep I touched before and instantly remembered patience is the key ;)


I then gave it 2 coats of azure (working on another project behind with azure and 2 more of my favorite Fusion Mineral Paint blues) and let dry.

and to make the stencil pop just a bit I hand painted with an artist brush some Fusion Mineral Paint metallic in silver.



absolutely perfect!!




*Disclosure
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 Fusion Mineral Paint to help you find the items I used easily. There is no monetary compensation to me, strictly added for your convenience ;)

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