Monday, April 22, 2013

Refinishing More Furniture!

Let's's been how many months since I've posted on here?!?! It took me several tries to remember my password.

I've been busy with just the usual life stuff, and having fun refinishing some furniture. I have had a few people ask me for pictures of this desk, so I figured this was the easiest way to do it. Well, easiest once I remembered my password! :-)

Parker has a little plastic Little Tykes desk that he loves. He will sit there for hours drawing pictures. I figured that he would love a bigger desk. As usual I was wrong. He still sits at his little desk. Oh well. I had fun refinishing it. If he doesn't use it I will put it on KSL and sell it.

Before. I picked this desk up for $15.00 so I'm not out much if he never uses it. I had my dad tighten everything up, then I removed the handles and sanded away. It looks like it was originally painted pea green with several layers of cheap, poorly done white paint over it. I had to sand and sand to get it ready.
And after. I really like the color. I used Rustoleum Lagoon spray paint then glazed it in black. I bought new handles at my go-to place, Hobby Lobby. I also took a small rock and hammer and beat the wood up a bit to make it look older. My last step is to go thrifting and find him a chair. One of these days I'll get around to it.

I've also refinished a headboard for my mom, and I'm currently working on a nightstand and my porch chairs. I'll post more pictures when I get them done. That is if I can remember my password again.