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Sunday, September 22, 2013

Milk Paint Success


I finally painted a major piece of furniture  using French Blue milk.  It is a sweet little oak buffet I found it at a barn sale.



Here is a picture of the buffet before.. That is before gluing and sanding.  I sanded the piece because the finish was coming off from having been stored in a barn for years.


This is after the first coat of milk paint which took all of 10 minutes to complete.


And here is the final result after the second coat and waxing with "Good old brown wax"  by the same company as our milk paint..The Real Milk Paint Company".  I think it turned out gorgeous and the wax gave it a nice finish while adding a lot of depth to the color.  I must say I am quite proud of myself and amazed at how easy it was.

4 comments:

Lisa Johnson said...

It turned out lovely! What a great piece.

WhiteWhispers2u said...

It sure is Gorgeous! I love Milk Paint better than Chalk Paint.Nice to know you are selling it!

Flutter Before You said...

Turned out fabulous! I love the finished piece, such wonderful details on the front too. What a great find:)

Curtains in My Tree said...

Girl
you should be proud of yourself that looks terrific
and any of us would be proud as a peacock to have it in our house
never know what you will find in a barn
Janice