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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…

Wooden Bunny gets a Fusion Little Stork Paint Job


Take one rustic wood bunny shelf and add Fusion Mineral Paint  in little stork, a soft lavender color, distress the edges to keep the rustic feel and you have the perfect gift a little girls Grandma envisioned for her nursery. Adorable.


The solid wood bunny was scrubbed well to remove any grease, dirt or grime that may affect the paint adhering. Once dry I used Fusion Mineral Paint  's beeswax bar rubbed on all the edges to make the distressing easier with Fusion's super sticking paint quality.



Apply 2 coats of little stock, lightly sand all edges, wipe with a bit of white wax and it is complete, ready to be wrapped with a cute little stuffy sitting on the shelf to put under the Christmas tree.





*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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