A Beach Cottage Thursday Night Vintage Furniture Post
Thu 7th, Mar, 2013
Hello! Popping in to show you a piece of vintage furniture I have been working on after its first coat…I think it might have been saying please paint me white!
This piece has been with us for more than a few years now…obviously halfway between someone else’s restoration project when I found it for pennies…someone who was with me at the time and is in the furniture business told me it wasn’t even worth those pennies, but I liked it anyway and threw it in the back of the car…
I liked the shape, I liked the way the paint had crazed and gone all patchy from whatever was used to get the old layer of paint off (or perhaps someone used one of those crackle glaze things to actually get this look?)…
Anyway, it never looked right though and so I didn’t do anything with it, except walk past it…it went downstairs in the garage for a while too…
The problem was that really I couldn’t quite bring myself to paint the wood on the top…not that it’s fancy for anything, indeed it was erring on the orange…but something stopped me from Beach Cottaging it.
And oh my, quite amazing what some paint does for sure….
Already just with the first coat, looking like life here might be quite good for this piece…not sure where final resting place will be but I am thinking maybe on the deck near the Adrondacks for a few books and drink bits and bobs etc….and nice to be able to display a few things on
I’ll be finishing it off tomorrow with any luck
What do you think so far?
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