Refinished Old Stained, Scratched Outdated Desk.

I refinished an old, stained and scratched desk and re purposed it to become my makeup vanity. I cut out photos of women I admire from magazines, then decoupaged them onto the top. If I get tired of them, I can remove them or paint over them and do something different. I used an American Accents Distressed Ivory kit that I had purchased a few years ago and had forgotten about. I first sanded the desk for a smooth surface. Then painted on the base coat. Final antiquing coat applied. Then added pictures for decoupaged top. It was quite a time consuming job, but worth it!
Original desk - "Before"
Sanding off the old finish
Finished product - "After"
Closer view of decoupage top

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