Happy Monday! Hope you had a great weekend. I spent much of my time prepping Sweet Clover for a photo shoot today with this awesome lady. I will be heading there in a bit, after I put loads of effort into trying to look effortlessly chic. The irony is not lost on me. Anyhow, I thought I would share a quick furniture makeover with you today- a kitchen scale distressed buffet.
I found this vintage buffet at a local yard sale and it was rather worn, especially on the top.
I perused my stash of paint and settled on Miss Mustard Seed’s Kitchen Scale– I just love this blue-green! I mixed it up and applied two coats. I did not sand or prep this piece at all because I really wanted a chippy finish. The paint ended up going on a little bit thinner than I had planned (I think perhaps my mix proportions were off).
I decided to just roll with it, and gave it a good distressing all over. Ironically, it didn’t chip as I had hoped, so I ended up with a very worn distressed look. I love that about milk paint- you don’t always know what will happen and it’s exciting! Some people need utter control, but me, I like to just go with the flow when it comes to furniture.
Once I finished distressing it, I used Miss Mustard Seed’s wax over the painted areas. On the top of the dresser I applied Liberon Black Bison wax to the raw wood. And now it’s at Sweet Clover, staged and ready for our July sale this weekend!
Have you used milk paint? Do you like not knowing what the outcome will be or do you prefer control?
Well, off to Sweet Clover for our shoot! Sarah just returned from her little sister’s bachelorette party, so I think coffee might be essential this morning…. Have a good one!
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