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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…

Fusion Mineral Paint's English Rose Jewelry Boxes


Millennial pink has been on the radar for awhile now, Fusion Mineral Paint just released English Rose, a beautiful soft shade of pink. I did 2 wooden jewelry boxes in two different finishes. Follow along to see how each were created. Also check out an MCM dresser in this gorgeous color I did too.




Both wooden jewelry boxes were fully painted in the soft pink with 4 coats for full coverage (above is after 2), a tip to save paint would be to use a base coat of Fusion's concealer or primer ;)



Once the 4 coats were dry, I added Fusion's champagne metallic paint over it all and highlighted the hardware and edges with the NEW rose gold wax.

This jewelry box is all sparkly, pretty and girly!! The perfect look for a little girl inheriting her late Grandma's jewelry box.




Now onto the 2nd jewelry box, I used Krylon Looking Glass spray paint to give an aged mercury glass feel to the etched glass door pane.


The edges were distressed and Homestead House's espresso wax added for a further aged look with dimension


And here they are side by side to show same but different


Matching Dresser For Sale Too


*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 & Homestead House Paint Co. 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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