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A Sideboard Makeover

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There was nothing wrong with this pieceSturdy? YesFunctional? YesBoring? YesSo I decided to have a little fun with her!
  • a sideboard makeover, painted furniture
  • a sideboard makeover, painted furniture
Painted her with Annie Sloan Old White - and added a stencil to each door for a little pizazz ( I'm all about the pizazz LOL )
  • a sideboard makeover, painted furniture
Next came distressing where the paint would have naturally worn off over the years
( I don't normally - but this time I painted the handles along with piece - if Annie Sloan can do it - I figured I could too )
  • a sideboard makeover, painted furniture
Then I decided to add a little interest to her interior too :)
  • a sideboard makeover, painted furniture
and a little more ( somebody stop me LMHO )
  • a sideboard makeover, painted furniture
I used the same stencil on the inside - except colored it in - instead of just outlining it
Even her " backside " got painted :)
  • a sideboard makeover, painted furniture
And here she is now
  • a sideboard makeover, painted furniture
  • a sideboard makeover, painted furniture
For those that wish I hadn't painted it - please take the time to read this post before commenting - it explains why I do what I do !!!
http://suzyq-vintagous.blogspot.ca/2014/03/i-paint-furniture.html

To see more: http://suzyq-vintagous.blogspot.ca/2014/03/sometimes-i-feel-like-mule-skinner.html

Got a question about this project?

  • Cheryl @ Artzzle
    Cheryl @ Artzzle Princeton, MN

    Holy Moly. C'mon people. Everybody likes different things. Some of us like aspects of a lot of projects . . . sometimes painted, sometimes not. No one HAS TO get nasty about things. Some people on these forums don't seem to have enough to do in their

  • Simply Vintageous...by Suzan

    In all fairness to Hometalk ( and I don't know if I should be publicizing this or not ) they DID in fact reach out to me - I'll leave that particular conversation private since they did not comment on this post directly - but it's safe to say ( I

  • Marlserridge
    Marlserridge Alpharetta, GA

    Just beautiful. I feel inspired.

  • Kathy Cummings Huffman

    Wow, I have been looking thru Hometalk's older posts & stumbled on this one. First off, I read, really read, the posts so I know what the details & history of the piece being finished are. It appears that 99% of the people complaining about what you

  • Simply Vintageous...by Suzan

    This post was the reason I wrote THIS post Kathy
    http://www.hometalk.com/3214189/i-paint-furniture
    Most of the comments made me laugh to be honest with you..............I have a thick skin but yes - people were acting like I took a priceless

    • Kathy Cummings Huffman

      @Simply Vintageous...by Suzan That is what they said with a link back to this post. I didn't go thru & look tho.

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