Whether it’s a thrift store find, or an oldie sitting around your house, just about any piece of furniture can transform with paint! See the before and after of our painted hutch makeover.
This big ol’ girl had been sitting in our basement storage for 2+ years. I bought it thrifting long ago and knew some day she could be beautiful, but the poor thing got buried under other to-do’s.
Finally, my hubs threatened to send it back to the thrift store from whence she came, and I said “no, no, no . . . let me have at her!”
This paint dries to a chalky finish, and this water based paint did a wonderful job with coverage in 2-3 coats. I used the color “Linen”, which is a nice warm white or you might call it a very light brown.
I used the color “Linen”, which is a nice warm white or you might call it a very light brown. I finished it up by trying out some watered down Amy Howard milk paint and white washed the whole thing, followed by rubbing the white paint off with a rag.