Something Blue…

Good morning!  I’m just getting ready to take off to go fluff up my booth at Furniture Affair and deliver some gorgeous Ethan Allen Black Hitchcock dining room chairs I picked up last weekend.  Don’t tell anyone know, but I’m also going to make a quick stop at Starbucks on the way!
I love painting pieces white but the other day I felt in a blue mood and this cabinet was just jumping out at me.  My husband just said to me this morning “it’s funny how you can really dislike how a piece looks and then it can turn into a piece you don’t want to get rid of.”  That’s how I feel most of the time.  I get attached to every piece.  I painted using duck egg blue and then brought out the power sander to highly distress.  I then mixed a combination of clear and dark wax (heavy on the dark wax) to brush on.  Once it sat for a few minutes, I buffed with a smooth rag.  It’s now ready for my next Vintage Market (I’m stocking up)! 
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  1. I love this one! Didn’t like the knobs until you refinished…strange how a different color changes the entire look of the piece! Wish I was close enough to shop your store and purchase…you do a great job! Jana

  2. Judy .. Love it all girl . YOUR such a ball of talent !!!! I love seeing what you will do and create next or show next … COLOR makes a difference in an old piece of furniture..Brings it new life… HUGS and blessings ……….Sherry @ The Rusty Pearl

  3. I bet everyone who has one of these little chests wishes they could have you transform it!! Love duck egg blue – one of my favourite colours and it works so well here.

  4. Wow! This is gorgeous! Love the color and the distressing! I can’t wait to explore your other projects! And now I’m your newest follower. :)

  5. Love that color! It came out just wonderful!

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