Out With the Old.. In With the New.. Well New to ME!

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We all have pieces around the house.. That we still love, but are tired of looking at in it’s current state.

This sideboard, I used for my TV and to hide the audio equipment, before I hung the TV on the wall.  Since then, this ginormous piece has moved to my dining room.  Which I love.  But I wanted something new, so instead of buying another piece.. I just painted the one I had.

I mostly choose neutral colors when I paint.  So, if you choose to move the furniture around the house, there is never a problem introducing the piece into an existing room.

Even though this looks like a monstrosity, it really only took me about a solid day, chalk painting, distressing, and waxing.

This is the piece before…

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Still beautiful.. solid wood.

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You will notice after the first coat, the wood is still present.

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After the second coat of Paris Grey Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, I highlighted the edges with very light strokes of duck egg blue and the usual distressing with the sand block.

The details of this particular piece happen to be beautiful.

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So, if there is a piece.. and I am sure there is.. that you love but would love a little more..  Go for it! Grab a paint brush and some paint.. and get to it!