Friday, July 1, 2011

The Story of my 2 NightStand(s)

We moved last fall so my husband could go to grad school
we fit all of the "furniture projects" in the moving truck
my new neighbors (and family) probably thought I was a crazy collector/hoarder/pack rat
I was sort of wondering the same thing

I got to work with my sander and spray paint
Remember the 2 nightstands I found?

I only had to sand the top of them because of the peeling finish

Took off the hardware and sprayed them my favorite ORB (oil rubbed bronze)
Primed it with 

Then used my FAVORITE color AQUA
Finally, glazed her with dark brown glaze to make the details pop
added a couple coats of polycrylic
AND voila:

You wanna see more?
Here's the before again:

and after:
I love chunky legs on exactly TWO things:


  1. oh, i love this! the color is just called aqua? getting ready to paint something & love this! xoxo

  2. those turned out so pretty- the color really lightens them up! that is one of my fave rustoleum colors. :)

  3. Wow - you have done a stellar job!. I'm coming over from I Love nap time and am now following you :)

    I have recently enbarked on a huge project of re-doing my kitchen table and hutch. I also have a plain old desk i want to re-do but can't decide on what colour!

    I'm having a Giveaway right now - come check me out

  4. Lovely how it turned out, great new colour. Well done!

  5. Your cooler than Martha Stewart!


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