Here you see the two brushes, paint cans, lid remover and hammer to replace the lid, sanding sponges and paint stir…all on my kitchen island. Real life – nothing fancy here!
We save large cardboard boxes and break them apart to use under our projects to protect the surface.
I chose to keep the old hardware as is.
The knobs are original as well and though very small, have some great detail. When the piece of furniture is in its original form (old and ugly) we can miss how great the details are. I know I have a hard time seeing past the ugly. The white really make them pop.
Enjoy…especially if it took you a week to complete the project.
Next time. I will for sure prime first or use spray paint. Or better yet…chalk paint.
Live and learn.
Many would say it's wrong to paint an antique or even paint wood furniture. But when you look at how dingy and unappealing this was "before" I hope you'll agree that a fresh can of paint was the only solution.
Yet, the way I did this was WAY too much work and such a pain that I'll never do it again.
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