Painted China Hutch
When I first moved into my first home, my parents gave me their old 70's era dining room table and china hutch set. It was not my style, but it was free, so I made it work. I have been wanting to paint it for a long time, but could not decide on a color and was afraid of messing it up. After painting a few other pieces of furniture, I was ready to finally tackle this project.
Before and After: Turning an outdated country style hutch into a colorful modern statement piece. I used L'Essentiel Botanics Furniture Paint in Turquoise.
We faced the front of it with trim to cover up the curvy design. We used 2-1/2" and 3" pieces of Poplar molding to face the top, sides, and bottom of the hutch. We cut the pieces to size and used wood glue along with a few finishing nails to attach them. I used a little wood filler on the joint where the pieces meet and the nail holes.
I painted the existing hinges with leftover Rust-Oleum Metallic spray paint, and replaced the handles and pulls with modern pulls I picked up at Goodwill.
Published May 4th, 2016 3:00 PM
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