It has been a wee bit busy around these parts over the past week. Our kids are now out of school for their spring break and then of course we celebrated the very blessed Resurrection of our Lord on Sunday. I have also been working diligently on our Home Office reorganization and makeover.
This has been my project for the past few days.
(This piece has been sitting in our garage until last week when I decided to use it to hold the office printer.)
One Sunday a couple years ago, I was on my way home from church and this little baby was just sitting out by the side of the road.
At first inspection she seemed to be solid wood...
and as you can see she is also pretty beat up.
I thought this would be a great fit for our home office given her Mission style lines and size.
So I went ahead and started doing a little sanding, and as I sanded I realized that I was right, she is all wood.
Then I did a little painting and staining. I actually found a chalk paint over at my local Walmart for only $7.99 so to save some time in prepping this piece, I decided to give I it a try.
To be honest I really liked the chalk paint itself but didn't care for color of the white wax. It was kind of yellowish to me, so instead I applied a clear polyurethane to both the stained top and the painted body. I wanted to keep the original hardware because I really like its look and I also opted out of distressing the piece.
And I am stoked about the way she looks now!!!
Today we are taking the kids down to Washington DC. We're hoping to catch some of thoses magnificent cherry blossoms. Hope you all are enjoying this beautiful spring week.
Also don't forget to stop by this evening for our 8th
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