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Farmhouse Hutch ~ Champlain milk paint and cappuccino

Scored from an estate sale this Canadian made Kilgour Furniture buffet/ hutch is the perfect size for a coffee bar or as it was custom called for; an actual bar in the customers new home. She wanted it to be done in the same colors as this sweet little accent table.

The first step was to remove the mac tac liner in the long drawer and inside the buffet

It peeled back easy enough but then required a whole lot of Goo Gone to remove the residual stick glue. It did however protect the wood and once cleaned, perfect new looking surfaces.
All surfaces were scrubbed well to remove any dirt and dust accumulated over the years.
The top is the only wood veneer piece, the rest is solid maple I believe. Because it is veneer you must be very careful when refinishing it as it is easy to sand thru the thin wood layer.
Using my orbital sander and 120 grit sandpaper, I carefully sanded the top smooth the applied Homestead House's stain and finishing oil all in one  in cappuccino color. Throughout…

Fun Fusion Frames

Frames are such a fun way to add color in a room. Here are some I did using Fusion Mineral Paint 

First 2 up are done in English Rose, a soft pink

The ornate vintage wood frame had 2 coats of English rose then a coat of custom mixed rose gold and to bring out the ornate details, Fusion's ageing wax was wiped over all.

Chicken wire was added in the center making it perfect for photos, sunglasses, jewelry etc.

The wider solid oak frame was distressed then white washed with Fusion's liming wax for a soft pretty look. Wide grosgrain ribbon was hot waxed and power stapled in the frame to great a sweet barrette display frame.

This wide solid oak frame was painted in Fusions little tea pot. This is such a pretty aqua color.

To bring out the ridged details and give it a fun aged look, I added Fusion's ageing wax

The aged aqua finish is so lovely

On this solid wood frame, I applied Homestead House Milk Paint in Quaker blue layering on Inglenook and homestead blue and topping off with Fusion's espresso wax.

Magnetic wire mesh was added to this one

Fusion's brushed steel for the win on this pretty frame

And on this artist frame, the outside frame was painted a soft grey and the inner textured frame was painted Fusion picket fence, a bright white

A fun font was used to create a room sign to add to the center, perfect gift for my sweet God Daughter.

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 & Homestead House Milk Paint to help you find the items I used easily. There is no monetary compensation to me, they are just added for your convenience ;)