We purchased an abandoned storage unit recently (My husbands current obsession) and found some really great pieces inside. All of them were in serious need of some TLC though!
I found this pair of side tables in the unit. They have really great bones, and they were solid but they were pretty beat up.
After sanding off the top I decided I would do the piece two tone. I would stain the pretty wood tops at least, and probably paint the rest.
I used spray paint on the old hardware and aged them with dark brown creme wax.
I used my Homeright Finish Max paint sprayer and chalky finish paint to paint the rest of the tables.
But I decided to stain the drawer fronts, and paint the inside of the drawers a beautiful turquoise color to match the hardware. I really love the bright pop of color every time I open the drawers it makes me smile!
a few coats of clear polyacrylic to seal the wood
And now instead of looking like this…
they look like this! I really love how they turned out!
For more information (and lots more pictures!) visit the blog link below 🙂
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