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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…

Solid Wood Spice Rack is spiced up

after and before

Solid wood kitchen spice racks have been trending for sometime with alternative uses. They are super handy to store essential oils, nail polish, perfumes and other beauty products in the bathroom. 
A small collectible shelf is also another use.

Repainted a fun color also adds a punch to a kitchen as a traditional spice rack.

For this one I chose Krylon spray paint in chalky finish color waterfall.
Spray multiple thin coats on all sides in a well ventilated area and allow to dry.

I lightly sanded the edges with a sanding sponge for a more vintage feel then sealed all sides with the Krylon spray paint clear chalky finish spray sealer.

To further age and add dimension, I hand waxed the entire piece in Daddy Vans black wax. 
This deepened the color as well for a gorgeous teal shade.

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