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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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Rustic Peppermint Stick sets for Christmas



Rustic décor is popular where I live, I had a great customer who purchased rustic fall pumpkin sets from me in the past


send me a photo from Pinterest  asking if I could create something similar.

This is my take on the photo and seeing I had a bit extra rail pieces I made a few extra.



Once cut, and painted it was time to sand and wax, my helper is so sweet


Now to add just a wee bit of something to the white ones; raffia, jute, twine and stars, hmmm




one set I added tea lights by drilling in 1 1/2" holes to the top so they sit level


Pretty cute Christmas décor


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