Army Locker Turned Toy Chest + HomeRight Giveaway

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My in-laws have totally been holding out on me. While wondering through their garage a few weeks ago, I stumbled upon my father-in-law's old army chest. Just sitting there. Waiting to be made into something awesome.
chest locker
The locker has seen many different "styles" through the years. This is how it looked when I got it. It was also once adorned with paisley fabric from my father-in-law's hippie days.
They thought it would make a great toy chest for my kiddo while she was at their house. They were so right. After sanding and priming it, I gave it a chalkboard top and painted the sides green.
I also added a little "L" at the corner - because everything is better with a monogram.
To do the makeover, I used my new HomeRight Finish Max Pro Paint Sprayer -y'all I can't even tell you how awesome it is. You can enter to win one on my blog right now.

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  • Aso289658 Aso289658 on Apr 27, 2014
    what kind of paint do you use for this type of decorative furniture?

    • Rai144661 Rai144661 on Apr 28, 2014
      @Asou For this piece, I used chalkboard patin on top and regular satin latex on the rest of it. With the exception of the chalkboard top, I gave the whole piece a top coat of polycrylic.

  • Jeanette S Jeanette S on Nov 10, 2014
    Adorable...and painting chalkboard paint on top is genius!