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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…

Cute Coral Jewelry Box



This cute little jewellery box is perfect for a little girl, great for additional storage on a vanity or by your bedside to hold the daily jewelry but it needs a fresh new color


Fusion Mineral Paint in coral to the rescue, this pretty pinky orange color from the Michael Penney collection is perfect.
I also used this gorgeous color on this sweet nightstand. 


Two coats were all that was needed to give this sweetie pizzazz,
the color shows more orange in these photos then in person


To give it a vintage aged look, I lightly distressed the curvy raised edges with a sanding block and then used Fusion Mineral Paint's espresso wax.








*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 links for Fusion Mineral Paint to help you find the items I used easily. There is no monetary compensation to me, they are just added for your convenience ;)

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