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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's newest release ~ English Rose

I love new color reveals and Michael Penney's latest addition to his line of FMP is a beauty. Soft pale pink called English Rose.

I recently purchased a solid wood MCM dresser, well made with dove tail joints but it had the hi gloss finish. To be sure my paint had the best adherence I started with a good coat of Fusion Mineral Paint's ultra grip using their micro roller. Super easy application now to leave to dry minimum 12 hours.

The hi gloss finish was dark and wanting to save paint I once again coated the entire dresser and drawers with Fusion Mineral Paint concealer using the micro roller. This is a reclaimed product they make that gives a brighter base under your lighter paint colors.

Now the fun part, adding color; I used the micro roller yet again and put on 3 coats of English rose.

 In the front edges I used the Staalmeester sash brush. It worked very well for these tight hard to get at areas.

The legs did not have the concealer, you can see one coat on the right and two on the left, I ended up putting 4 coats on the legs

I always am excited to see the drawers back in and hardware on but it was left to dry over night then hauled in, the legs put back on and here it is

This solid walnut Canadian made MCM dresser has been revived in a soft pale pink which enhances the original gold hardware, drawer details and leg caps. The 4 solid wood dovetailed drawers provide ample storage and slide smoothly. The sweet curvy legs and sweeping curved front design and curved top drawer front add elegance.  It measures 36"L X 18"D X 40 1/2"H. This gorgeous hand painted dresser is the perfect statement piece in your Princess's room. Message me if your looking

Check out the post for these 2 wooden jewelry boxes in 2 different finishes of
English Rose

I have received product as a brand blog ambassador 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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