French Country Farmhouse Desk

I re-did a friends dresser for her daughter's room. In return, she gave me this sweet french country desk (win-win!). I decided to strip the top and paint the bottom to give it some farmhouse charm.
Here is the before pic. A great Lane desk and love the details. The top had been poorly stained before and was different colors.
Here is the after. It really has tons of charm.
After I stripped the top, these lovely pine boards appeared. I left them bare, without staining them, and applied Howard's Feed n Wax. So beautiful!
The back of this desk is as beautifully finished as the front with the detailing going all round.
I added these green ceramic pulls which give the piece a new look.
General Finishes Milk Paint in Antique White was used on the bottom. It pairs well with the top.
The Painted Drawer by Suzanne Bagheri
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  • Barbara P Barbara P on Oct 03, 2014
    To paint or Not??? When the wood is funky...I paint to match. or Whenever IT just needs to match. I love fixing and sanding wood tops!! Thank you so much for showing Yours....keep on sandin"

  • Victoria Jostes Victoria Jostes on Jun 21, 2015
    holy cow, this is great! u inspire me!