Check out the red buffet we just painted and sold!!! It was a totally fun piece to paint because of the piece’s “story”.
A few weeks ago, I was driving down a country road to a client’s house and saw this on the side of the road:
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It was laying in the snow. So, I drove by reeeeeeeeeeeeal slow (you know the drive). And decided if it was still there when I drove by again….I would check it out.
Well, 5-6 hours later it was still there! So one of the girls who works for me and I about killed ourselves loading this heavy thing. It was in great shape and the glass wasn’t even broken. Almost like it fell from Heaven itself!!!!
We brought the piece home and began the process of giving it new life.
First, we stained the top and bottom a dark walnut stain.
Then we painted it an orangish red that I love. It’s a color from Faux Effect’s called “Leather Red”
And then we stained over it with Dark Walnut Gel Stain.
And topcoated it. Viola!
Here is a picture in all of it’s stages.
And now it’s already at a new home.
Saved from the snow.
Saved from homelessness.
Isn’t that fun?
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I LOVE this!!! Free stuff is the BEST!! Great find.
This is unreal!! Fabulous makeover and the story is ‘heavenly’! One of those ‘once in a lifetimers’!!~~Angela
This is an awesome find. It turned out really beautiful….love the color.
Great color and a great story, too.
truely a gift from heaven!
I love the paint job you did on it.
Yes, I know the drive. LOL Good job! xo
That’s a terrific color of red. Good job.
Oh I love this piece. Y’all did a wonderful job breathing new life into it. And now the story can be told over and over. Everytime the new owners friends and family stop by to swoon over such a prize. I know a bit dramatic. But girl you made history happen.!!!!! ; )
It was just waiting for you to make it beautiful. And as usual you did a great job. Love that red.
This was meant to be painted by you! Great piece – color is lovely!
Jennifer! lucky you! That piece looks beautiful in her new outfit!
I LOVE this.
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Furniture specially of this color i love it and i also to do red color on the walls.
Hey….I wondered where ” my ” cabinet fell off to…….just kidding…..love this piece, who wouldn’t! You have that magic touch…beautiful.
love the make over Jennifer and i would love to feature you again , if that would be ok please let me know,
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