Buffet Makeover

5 Materials
$250
2 Days
Medium

Another gorgeous piece to the rescue! Yes it looks good in the picture, but it was in great need of a new life! The scratches were way too deep to fix and the veneer was peeling everywhere.

I wanted this piece to be very coastal. I mixed two colors of my magnolia paint, one green, one blue to create a sea salt color. It turned out perfect!

Here is a before of this beauty!

I sanded the top with an orbital sander. It took a bit of time, but was worth it.

After sanding, I cleaned it all over with Krud kutter, found at Home Depot.

For the top I started with a white latex paint, then mixed it with some water to make a whitewash. I mixed that with a gray weathered stain. I started from one end straight across to the other giving it a natural wood look.

Once I was happy with how it looked, I left it to dry overnight.

With two coats of paint, I let dry overnight. Next I took a sand block and distressed all over.

After distressing, I used Jolie white wax to seal.

I painted each piece of hardware the same color and distressed them.

I wanted the legs more distressed to give a chippy coastal look.

I lined the drawers with a peel and stick wallpaper found on Amazon.

I’m so pleased with the overall look.

It’s fresh and looking great! All ready for it’s new home! Thanks for stopping by! Have a great day!

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