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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…

Large Antique Teal Jewelry Box

House & Canvas's antique teal is the perfect color for this vintage jewelry box

I have not come across a jewelry box styled like this to date but was excited to relove it as it has loads of storage, actual wood and a lovely white lining that goes with any color.
I chose antique teal!

The lining in the top section was loose so after I carefully removed it and cleaned the jewelry box well to start. I used Fusion Mineral Paint in plaster to hand paint below the side edges for a seamless look once it is glued back in.

Time to paint the teal.

2 coats of teal went on and once dry it was sanded smooth and the edges distressed. To seal the chalk paint, I chose Fusion Mineral Paint clear wax then added their ageing wax to the edges and nooks and crannies to bring out the details.

The top lining was carefully put back in with glue on the underside and clamped into place followed by the mirror in the hinged top door.

The etched glass pieces were given my favorite signature faux mercury glass finish using Krylon Looking Glass spray and vinegar for an antiqued look that goes so well with the rustic farmhouse feel of the jewelry box.

All sides finished makes it a pretty stand alone piece of art for the dressing room.
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  1. This one is absolutely adorable. Great treatment to the glass. Would look great on anyone's dresser!

    1. thank you for the kind words, it really does look so much better . :)


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