Ok, I’m starting something different.
I don’t want to get too predictable.
That’s no fun.
I purchased this cedar chest from my friend Kendal when she was running Artifacts and I had a booth there. She almost gave it to me, the price was so great. I love Kendal.
By the way Kendal, “Where are my Girl Scout cookies?”
Back to business.
The chest was painted green to start with and I painted it a different shade of green. It was in one of the spare bedrooms for a while and I really didn’t gussie it up any, didn’t even distress it!!
Now it’s been in the living room subbing as a coffee table.
Doesn’t it have lovely details? Some of the decorative molding is gone but that’s part of the story. I love the ball feet too.
This is where I’m getting wild and crazy.
My plan is to paint it with Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint in Boxwood, a dark forest green. But first I’m going to rub a little MMS Hemp Oil in strategic places where I want the Boxwood to sand off easily so the lighter green will show underneath.
Here’s hoping it works. It gets a little sticky at times. I start with a plan but it may get changed more than once during the makeover process.
When I post the finished cedar chest reveal……..well…. we’ll see.
You know you want to see if all went according to plan…… or if the plan got thrown out the window!
Thanks for stopping by,
KathyTags: cedar, chest, diy, paint, project