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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…

Farmhouse Inspired Green Milk Painted Jewelry Box



A recent trip to the thrift store had me bringing these home, I did the pepper grinder in a modern black and the 2 jewelry boxes in the same color but different finish. (see the small trunk finished in dark wax here)


I  chose Homestead House Milk Paint in Laurentien for this jewelry box too, I used it recently on these farmhouse stools too.


Two coats were applied and let dry then sponge sanded to distress (above right). Milk paint usually distresses easily and looks very authentic. To seal the milk paint, I applied Fusion Mineral Paint clear wax then  I applied Fusion Mineral Paint ageing wax to age it further to the perfect farmhouse style look.








same paint color, one clear waxed first


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