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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 Jewelry Hooks



When I purchased this solid oak wall hook bar I totally envisioned it as a jewelry or scarf storage and display piece. I had a customer wanting an accordion type wall hook variety but when I sent her this one she was "hooked" :)

She has had me do many pieces in white to add to her farmhouse style look. Like this sofa table, this old family desk, a sentimental family secretary desk, and this sweet little accent table.


After it was cleaned well, 3 coats of Fusion Mineral Paint raw silk. Once all coats were dry it was lightly sponge sanded and distressed for a farmhouse feel.

For a seamless look, I also spray painted 2 wall screw heads white with metal paint then painted the raw silk.


It will look lovely in her home and be the perfect spot to coral all her necklaces in style!


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