Saturday, June 7, 2014

Buffet - Beautiful Again!

I'm baaaaack!  Sorry for the extended absence!  Busy days rolled into weeks.  Between school and getting things into the shop, I haven't had much time to blog.  I took a new piece into the shop today and thought I'd better share it with you before life takes over again!

So I found this buffet at a flea market a few months ago.




It was in bad shape!


Veneer was loose and missing.  The finish had water damage.  It needed some lovin'!


I stripped off damaged veneer and glued the loose veneer back on.
I stripped and refinished the top, too.

Then it got one coat of chalk paint in Canning Jar.
I topped it with a coat of clear wax and dark wax.
I added some appliques from Do It Yourself Chic to add character and cover some of the veneer imperfections.


Beautiful again!



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2 comments:

Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

I missed you!!! And clearly, you haven't lost your touch! Beautiful!

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