Bring the Beauty of an Antique Treasure.


I found this at a garage sale for $10.00. I knew exactly what I should do.
1. Clean it up.
2. DON'T PAINT IT
3. Use some elbow grease and get to work!
upcycled antique buffet, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
I use would deck cleaner in a spray bottle. 75 years of of old polish and gunk came right off.
upcycled antique buffet, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
upcycled antique buffet, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Tung oil was all it needed. It has a couple bits missing here and there. Even a couple love marks, but just look at it!!
upcycled antique buffet, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
A platter for our keys and Bed Bath and Beyond coupons. A light, and a baby fern that will great my guests.

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  • Dee
    on Aug 4, 2015

    Great find and great fix. I am so glad you found this before someone trashed it!

  • Katrina Warren
    on Aug 4, 2015

    @Stephanie Catalfio Mold What an incredible find for $10.00! I love that you took the time to restore this gorgeous old piece rather than slapping paint over it! I think I would have put just a bit of stain on that back piece in the corner just to make it blend. Just beautiful, great job!

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