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Navy Sideboard / Sofa Table

I loved the bones of this Sklar Pepplar sideboard / sofa table and knew it would look fabulous in a classic color to update the worn original stained finish.

As with all my projects, the first step is to scrub the piece well with warm soapy water, rinse and dry well. The top of the bottom shelf was lightly power sanded to smooth the finish then wiped well to remove and sanding dust.
I imagined it in a deep rich navy and ordered classic navy from a new paint line called Jolie Paint.

Look at the lovely packaging they send it in! See this sweet jewelry box and this fun wooden accent chair in malachite. And this stained and painted wood chair in verdigris. Boat are the small tester sizes in the box.

Here is the beautiful classic navy and their signature brush. I LOVE the brush; the construction is so well made and the handle fits my hand perfectly. The natural bristles apply the paint beautifully.

The top has a leather inset which covered easily with this paint. And this beauty has caster…

Jewelry Box Makeover in Fusion Raw Silk, aging wax and bronze metallic

The most popular product on my Creative Moments Etsy Store before Christmas was jewelry boxes. I scored a few more when I was in the city to restock my supply. This one looked like it could use a good relove. 

it is pretty boring but has a nice shape and good storage

I ordered new feet from another Etsy store to give it some height and charm. They were a antiqued bronze look so to update the shiny gold original knobs I used Rustoleum oil rubbed bronze spray paint. This gave a nice cohesive look.

Each foot is affixed with 3 uber tiny screws

Then it was on to the top of the box. I love this Fusion stencil and have used it previously on another jewel box and this sweet nightstand. It along with Fusion's pearl embossing paste create the perfect detailing for this beauty.

I use an off set pallet knife to apply a smooth coat of embossing paste then lift and tadaa. Leave this now to dry overnight and sand it smooth if any areas need it.

Now to add some color, I chose Fusion Mineral Paint raw silk for the paint color. I love raw silk. it is such a pretty warm white color.

Two coats with the Staalmeester sash brush then a little sponge sand distressing once dry and time to add some aging and dimension. I tried Fusion's new antiquing wax color and LOVE it, it is the perfect shade between Fusion's espresso and black. I like to work it in the crevices and edges. Ad to add just a bit of pop, Fusion's metallic paint in bronze was added to the raised stencil and edges too for a bit of sparkle.

This makeover took the plain jane to classic Queen status, agreed?


Please note that although this post is Fusion Mineral paint sponsored, all opinions are my own. No monetary compensation has been received.

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