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New (to me) Paint Finish

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

I had an antique dealer chasing me around Goodwill for this table. I mean, not literally chasing me. He was a really sweet older guy trying to "make sure" I really wanted the table. I did.....who wouldn't? Such great lines...here is the before:




For the finish, I was inspired by Kelli at Restore Interiors....she does amazing work! She had a similar style table that I saw here. I dry brushed three layers...a creamy white, a light gray/white (BM Silver Satin) and then a light beige. I distressed with 150 grit sandpaper and then did 2 coats of ebony stain. I am so in love with Ebony stain as a glaze....I could go on and on about it, but that might bore you. Here is the after...












I really like it and am working on three other pieces with the same finish. It's so easy and fun to do! Thanks for stopping by today! Don't forget to enter my giveaway below!



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