This is one of the pieces Kenny brought home
from his solo day out shopping...
It had some issues,
including this ugly repair on the door
While I was scheming about what color to paint it,
I was informed by my dear husband that he was painting it
and it was going to be green...
so green it is!
So he mixed up green milk paint
and got busy...
Because this piece was solid wood,
and most of the original stain had worn away
he didn't need to sand it, or add bonding agent...
just paint mixed with water
The above photo is after two coats
but before waxing and distressing
hand distressing looks so much more authentic
than anything you can accomplish
with a mechanical sander, in my opinion!
four coats of Good Ol Brown Wax
helped richen the color
and protect the finish...
now it's smooth as silk
is a lighter shade of brown
and definitely not as scary
as some of the darker, deeper waxes!
The hardware is original, and is pretty amazing!
This turned out darling...
we added new casters
and I can visualize this piece
loaded up with holiday yummies
being wheeled around the dining room
before finding it's resting spot
right next to the kids table!
You can find this piece in our Etsy shop!