I recently took on a job for a client named Sarah. She was looking for something to go in her entry way, perhaps a chest or bench. As most of you know I am a regular on Craigslist, so when I ran across thiss beauty I knew it would be perfect for her space. I sent Sarah a picture and she loved it as well.
After I bought it, I met with Sarah at her home. She has a vision and I wanted to really capture that for her. The entrance to her beautiful home is a gorgeous gray color. We sat and talked about what she was looking to do. Sarah mentioned that she would love to tie some navy into her color scheme. I have worked with many blues before but never navy. I love navy but had just never painted anything with it. So I consulted with the best painters I know, and they turned me onto General Finishes Coastal Blue. Can I just say, “This color is amazing!” I really wanted a dark, dark navy, and this is it! As I was leaving Sarah asked me if I could do something with the table she currently had in her entry way. It is such a cute table, and I knew we could tie it all together by painting both pieces.
We decided to use a bright white for contrast on both pieces. Sarah was great, though, and gave me creative license to do whatever I thought would look nice:-) I wanted to jazz up the table and do a stencil or a stripe.
I lightly distressed the white part of both pieces using a fine grit sandpaper. I waxed both pieces using a clear wax.
I am thinking these may look too nice in my house to send home? Just kidding Sarah……enjoy your new entryway furniture! Thank you for trusting me with these beauties:-)
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Those turned out great. Love them.
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Love these!! Great work!