Algonquin

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algonquin-collage-web-705x705Fusions most popular deep taupe tends to change its color tone depending on the lighting situation.

Is this neutral color a yellow-beige or a brownish-grey or a grey-sage? It’s really hard to say as it all depends on the colors around it. It can go with just about anything!

Table Redo Part 2

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I’ve conquered this table…it is mine!!

 

I finally am able to paint the table and chose Duck Egg Blue by Annie Sloan. The paint is still wet but couldn’t wait to get pics of it. I love this color and felt this piece called out for it. It looks so adorable. I hope you agree. Still need to finish wax, distress a bit. Sooo much better than mauve.

 

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4 Drawer Dresser Almost Done

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Well, I added a clear wax finish on this piece yesterday, added some distressing, and little dabs of dark wax here and there. I just need to add the new back on the dresser, the old one was pretty beat up and it will be complete.

Again, I have to say the wood top on this dresser came out so beautiful. Its a deep walnut yet you can see the grain of the wood.

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4 Drawer Dresser Prep

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4-drawer-dresser-unfinished-2 (Medium)My new project is this 4 drawer dresser.

Some work I am doing to this piece is I removed the old backing to install a new fresh wood back. I also sanded the top. I was going to paint it but will go with the dark walnut stain on the top. Aside from that the dresser is a strong solid piece of furniture for sure.

I am painting probably by end of week…I’ll keep ya posted!

 

I’m back and going strong!

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I’ve been fighting a nasty cold for quite a while but feeling better, thank goodness. Time to pick myself up and get back to work

100_1136 (Medium)I recently finished an end table using Annie Sloans Old White paint and have some pics for you. This table has a real French Country style with a lot of details, brought to life with some dark wax and distressing. You can really see the details now, more so then before when it was just stained.

I hope you like it as much as I do

 

Antique Side Table

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0920151006b1I picked up this cute antique side table to refinish. I am using Annie Sloan Old White Chalk Paint.

It has a nicely detailed base and a wonderfully shaped top. Its absolutely adorable.

This is what it looked like prior to painting along with a video of the progress