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more color please, part 2

remember these guys ... my inspiration for the armoire in the living room:

Faded green freestanding armoirehttp://2.bp.blogspot.com/_QVUDlJ7G9DM/S5EiZpoUEWI/AAAAAAAABg4/2y-jIS5ceH0/s400/white+house.jpg

well ... we did it! talk about a week of living room mayhem (we live in a teensy 1 bedroom apt - so our living room dbled as workshop). 2 coats of tinted primer, 2 coats of valspar paint in homestead resort olive, 1 buff w/ martha stewart's metallic glaze in muscavado and 2 coats of satin polyurethane - and i'm pretty satisfied w/ the result:

{the before - the after}

of course, new knobs from anthropologie were the icing on the cake:

{click to shop}

speaking of martha stewart's glaze ... have you worked w/ this stuff!?! i used the glaze as a buff to basically antique the armoire - but that's apparently not ALL you can do with it:

{source: click for DIYs}


Emily said...

That looks great, but I did love the black too!... Goes perfect with that incredible rug!!!!

Bree said...

love what you did with the drawer! I love the color and everything! I'm off to look at the DIYs! ;)

want to follow each other?
Also, I'm doing a vintage suitcase giveaway!

Anonymous said...

You are AMAZING!!!!!! It looks fantastic!
Mama Bear

Lokie said...

Good work, B. Want to see it in person, sometime. Kendahl's done a lot of furniture repair and antiquing and pictured it on her blog.

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