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Antique Serving Cart

Follow along to see how this antique cart was given a fun farmhouse finish.

I purchased this sweet antique wheeled cart and as soon as I brought it home my youngest daughter asked for it for Christmas as a plant stand in her new apartment. When asked what colors she saw it in, she instantly said white and dark stain.

As with all my pieces, especially the old antiques that have seen years of wear and use I scrub them thoroughly. You can in the still photo and the video just how much grime and dirt comes off.

Next I removed the bottom shelf for easier stripping and staining. Both flat surfaces were stripped with paint stripper then power sanded smooth. The corners on the top surface with the raised edges required hand sanding to get into the tight corners.

Once the sanding was complete and the whole piece wiped down again to remove any sanding dust it was time to stain. I chose my go to Homestead House's stain and finishing oil all in one  in the color cappuccino. See a farmhouse h…

Farmhouse White Magazine Rack

Who doesn't love classic crisp white?

This boring magazine rack was farmhouse styled in classic white

Fusion Mineral Paint in picket fence to be exact. In fact I had many projects (see bottom of post for links) on the go being painted this perfect farmhouse white color.

Three coats went on, this piece had no distressing or added products, just the fabulous Fusion paint.
It was used to weigh down this vintage stool as the leg glue dried ;)

I love how fresh and clean the solid wood magazine rack now looks, a perfect addition for any home decor color.

other farmhouse styled projects shown above
Top Bread Box 

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