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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…

Antique Teal Step Stool

After and Before... solid pecan step stool 

For this super sturdy solid pecan step stool I chose House & Canvas's antique teal. This gorgeous color has been used on a few other projects recently; this vintage table, this jewelry box, and the drawer liner of this mens valet.

Two coats sanded smooth and the edges distressed to keep it rustic feeling. Fusion Mineral Paint's ageing wax sealed it all up and added a charming aged feel.

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  1. That is a solid beauty ready for any grandchild to stand beside the sink or cupboard and help Grandma!


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