Kitchen Desk Area Makeover

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by Desiree G
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We recently purchased our first home and the project list is miles long!!! My first project to tackle was my desk area in the kitchen. It was very uninspiring! I painted the cabinet with a custom mix of Annie Sloan's chalk paint, Old White & Provence. Topped it off with a dark wax and sealed it with General Finishes top coat. I wanted to spend as little money as possible so, I used what paints I had on hand.

This is what the before looked like. Sorry for the phone picture and I started painting when I remembered to take the "before" picture!

I still want to rip out the counter top and do the wood planks as the counter top but I'll wait to do that part.

I looked at several different shelving options and wasn't finding the right thing. I wanted a chunky farmhouse style shelf that didn't cost a fortune!! It had to be deep as well to hold a 10" box. I found the perfect thing...a 2"x6"x12' Home Depot will cut wood for free so, if you have your measurements you won't have to pull out the saw. I planked two cuts together to create a deep shelf.

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Suggested materials:
  • Wood, annie sloan chalk paint,
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