3 Hours
This is a story about buffet makeovers. Well actually it’s a story about two different buffets in two different states on the exact same day.
Which is kinda weird because it’s almost like two stories: Goldilocks & Freaky Friday. Yeah, it’s a heck of a mesh up.
My before...
Now here comes the Goldilocks chapter of this story – we looked high and low for a local piece. We looked at media consoles, dressers, basically anything that might work. Even an Ikea solution was going to cost around $200. 

So in a last ditch effort (after way too many second hand stores), I texted my friend to see if she had something in her shop that would work. She sent me a few pics, so we took off on the 3 hour trek to pick up the piece we thought would work.
Or so we thought. When we got there, it was way too small. Luckily, in the very next booth over, I spotted the perfect piece. This piece almost felt like it was meant to be. 

On the way back home, I texted my friend Lindsay to show her what I found (because she’d been helping me try to decide) and low and behold – she found the EXACT same buffet, all the way in Iowa, on the same day. That's the Freaky Friday chapter :)
Lindsays before...
Can you believe it? Freaky right??? Same day, several states away!
My after...
After I got mine home, it only need a bit of filling in nicks and scratches, a good sanding, a few coats of paint and that was pretty much the extent of it. Even the hardware was in great shape (yay for saving money there, huh?)  I used Annie Sloan chalk paint in Provence...isn't she lovely?!
Lindsays after...
Look at her buffet now!!! She chose Bedford from Fusion Mineral paint and It. Is. Beautiful!

So there you have it..a tale of two buffet makeovers...Freaky Friday fashion!
Gina @ The Shabby Creek Cottage
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