Vintage Secretary Makeover

I found this vintage secretary at a yard sale last summer. You can’t really see it in the pictures, but it was really scratched up … but it did have good bones. I knew a coat of paint would breath new life into it.
I painted the outer shell with two coats of Annie Sloan’s Provence, and the inner portion with Scandinavian Pink.
After the paint was dry, I distressed the whole piece and then coated it in Annie Sloan’s Clear and Dark Wax to give it an aged look.
I didn’t love the handles that came on the piece, so I replaced them with two knobs from Hobby Lobby.

Shanna Gilbert
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