5.07.2013

1930's side table reveal::


  Finally, I can share my milk paint project that I've been working on recently. To recap, the day before Easter I attended an auction and came home with this 1930's side table in need of a coat of paint nothing more. READ MORE BELOW... POST ( PAINT it)
  I'm not an expert when it comes to finishes or paint techniques if you know what I mean. Very unfamiliar with milk paint, I thought I'd give it a try. So, here it is the final table in ironstone milk paint from Miss Mustard Seed. I do have to say Marian's videos on you tube are spot on if you want to try her products. Easy to use with great instructions on how to apply. This piece was my practice piece and I do recommend if you've never tried milk paint before to practice before hand. The side table has two coats milk paint to get that chippy look. You can also apply a bonding agent to your paint to get a less chippy effect. Here's where next time depending on the piece I might add this solution. Two coats of Miss Mustard seed wax and it's finished. I'm not 100% certain I like the bottom shelf with all that chippy effect. Let's say I'm happy that I was brave enough to try something new without the help of my hubby for once. To me, that's all that really matters. Oh, before I forget thanks again Marian@ Miss Mustard Seed for your inspiration. Here's to many more milk paint projects to come from me in the future...xo Liz
  
Linking: Miss Mustard Seed "Furniture feature Friday" 
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13 comments:

Trisha said...

I think it turned out great...love the chippiness!

~Trisha

Sue @ Miss Phoebes Perch said...

It came out great! Thanks for sharing your experience. Sue

LizlovesVintage said...

Thank you Trisha and Sue! It was a fun experience.
xo Liz

Laura @ 52 FLEA said...

I know what you mean about doing it yourself without your husband's help! Lol. I have all the brushes and Annie Sloans chalk paint. I just have to carve out the time to tackle the projects Waiting to get done!

Kathi said...

I love it! I have been thinking about trying her milk paint too, glad to know the videos were helpful. You may have given me just the push I need to go ahead and give this a try.

Olive said...

Bravo, It turned out great. I paint maybe two pieces of furniture a year.

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Elizabeth,
This table makeover looks great...just the right amount of chippy!

Blessings,
Linda

LizlovesVintage said...

Thank You Linda! I wasn't sure if I liked that much chippy? It's growing on me though :)

LizlovesVintage said...

Kathi and Laura, you must give it a try. Really easy.. but, you do need to set some time aside when you're not in a rush.

LizlovesVintage said...

Thanks Olive that's good to know. Now, if I need advice I can give to a buzz, lol

Beverly Shook said...

I like the table much better with the milk paint refinish. Thanks for sharing.

LizlovesVintage said...

Thank you Beverly!
xx Liz

Melissa @ DaisyMaeBelle said...

Love what you did with the table! Life to the full! Melissa