Blue Lagoon Buffet

By Kristi Lynn in Austin, Tx, Creative Artist & Designer at Kristi Lynn Collection

Found this two piece china cabinet on a sale site on FB for pocket change! After days of contemplating, I decided to only restyle the bottom half so that it could be multi-functional (buffet, entry table, tv stand, etc)! She was in decent shape so not much prep work needed other than repairing a small chip in the wood and giving her a good cleaning using De-Natured Alcohol. I'm new to milk paint so I decided to go with the GF Dark Chocolate on the top. Loved it!! Then for the body, I decided to do mulitple layers of color. Base is GF Persian Blue Milk Paint with light distressing around edges. I then glazed it with GF Van Dyke Brown wiping away quickly just to give it a hint of color. I then did the dry brush technique using GF Antique White Milk Paint. I wanted just a bit more sheen so I did a top coat with GF High Performance Satin. I used the original hardware and updated them in Rustoleum Oil Rubbed Bronze. She sold within a few hours of being listed!! The top hutch is currently being upcycled into a hall shelving unit. I am a very new user of this fabulous line of products and I love the ease of them!! 

Products Used

GF Dark Chocolate Milk Paint
GF Persian Blue Milk Paint
GF Antique White Milk Paint
GF Van Dyke Brown Glaze
GF High Performance Top Coat Satin

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