China Cabinet Up-cycle in CeCe Caldwell's Paints in Vintage White

Tired of the plain, old oak look our client wanted a make-over to bring this piece out of storage. This was completed over a weekend - love the transformation!
The finished piece!
By applying CeCe Caldwell's Paints Virginia Chestnut on the edges only, it sped up the distressing process! Only wipe off with a wet rag where the brown was put down under the white!
Love the details
This was completed using only 4 oz size of Virginia Chestnut and less then a quart of Vintage White. The piece is sealed with Endurance
No light oak is showing through
1st step was to apply the brown, Virginia Chestnut, and then after 24 hours seal it with Endurance. The Vintage White was applied next using 2 coats. Then the fun - distress using wet cloth to rub off white where desired. After 24 hours of dry time, sealed with Endurance.
Before and boring
This piece was hidden away
Traverse City Cherry added to back
For an extra pop of color, Traverse City Cherry was added to the back of the inside and sealed with Endurance.

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  • AvonelleRed AvonelleRed on Jul 18, 2014
    Really nice. I love that you didn't go overboard with the distressing like so many people do. It looks much more natural this way. Very well done.

  • Hannah V Hannah V on Jul 18, 2014
    Love Vintage White <3

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