Entry Drop Spot

4 Materials
2 Hours

Found the perfect little drop spot table for your entry, but it just doesn’t match your decor? ..Worry no more!

The Before - Old oak table & mirror
The Before - Old oak table & mirror

You finally found that perfect fit for your entry, problem is it’s so dated and looks straight out of grandmas house!

Not to worry!

In a few short hours we can revamp this little beauty into something that will have your granny wanting it back!

1st Prep: Dixie Belle White Lightening Cleaner - this will remove any of that old polish and we degloss your piece of any cleaners, wipe back with a watered down rag and we’re good to go!

Ready for Paint!

Dixie Belle has 64 amazing colors to chose from, but I decided to go with Stormy Seas - it’s a gorgeous blue/green/gray and just has a classic, expensive feel :)

I wanted the top to look like it had been stained, but didn’t want to go through the fuss of sanding.. Soooo a blend of Dixie Belle Chocolate & Coffee Bean to do just that!

Layer on a coat of coffee bean, once dry, coat with a watered down wash of chocolate, dry again and one last watered down coat of coffee bean, wiping back as you go.

Time to distress!

I just love the look of a piece that’s been through the ringer, it tells a story with each scratch and ding, so why not create some of your own! Grab a 150 grit sanding block and scratch away!! After I smooth over lightly with a 220 grit sanding pad to give it that buttery feel!

Onto the Wax!

Dixie Belle has some amazing waxes in a few different shades, but their brown does it for me every time! This will give it that worn, dirty, antiquey glow! You can use a brush or a rag to apply as much or as little as you desire and then buff back with a clean lint free rag.

A quick top coat seal with Dixie Belle Gator Hide on the top for some extra durability - No worries when throwing your keys down after a long day here!

Add some new hardware I grabbed from a craft shop.. And ta-da!

Ain’t she a beaut?!

entry drop spot
Stormy Seas & Brown Wax
Stormy Seas & Brown Wax
Chocolate & Coffee Bean Top
Chocolate & Coffee Bean Top
& the after! She’s timeless!!
& the after! She’s timeless!!

Suggested materials:

  • Dixie Belle Paint Stormy Seas, Chocolate & Coffee Bean  (https://dixiebellepaint.com/?aff=250)
  • Dixie Belle Best Dang Wax Brown  (https://dixiebellepaint.com/?aff=250)
  • 220 Grit Sanding Sponge  (https://dixiebellepaint.com/?aff=250)
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