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It’s Monday and I have a great Nautical Style Furniture makeover to share!
Rise and Shine
Did everyone have a good weekend?
My husband waited on me all day yesterday, cooking…cleaning…helping with projects…just being sweet.
I received happy Mother’s Day calls from both of my children, one lives in Alaska and the other was out of town.
So I had a great weekend and I’m ready for whatever this week brings.
But right now I have a project to share with you.
I’m still feeling beachy.
Can you tell?
a chest I picked up at My Favorite Junk Shop
It was missing a couple of pulls so I found some replacements and decided to spray paint the lot.
There were so many pulls I hated to spend the money to buy new ones.
I used Rust-Oleum Spray Paint Primer in Gray as a base coat.
After the primer was dry I sprayed the pulls with my new favorite color, Rust-Oleum in Satin Lagoon.
The chest was really beat-up with gouges in the top and sides so I went with a heavily distressed finish in satin white.
I had a vision when I started the project of a single red stripe down the front but I put on the pulls just to see how it looked at this point.
No, it needs that stripe or something.
I painted on one stripe and that didn’t look right so I painted another one so the look was symmetrical.
Then I distressed the stripes really heavily
I also painted the legs and bottom board with paint I had mixed to match the satin Lagoon spray paint.
I do really, really like this color.
So what do you think. Did I go overboard (pun intended) on the makeover?
Would you call this chest Nautical Style Furniture?
I painted a Beach Inspired Dresser with Numbers last week and this makeover is similar, yet not, if that makes sense.
Please leave a comment below and let me know what you think!
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Thanks for stopping by, Kathy
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