Friday, May 20, 2011

An Antique Buffet

Hey my friends!
I've been wanting to share my Mother's Day gift from my family with you...
An antique buffet!
We found it at one of my favorite local antique malls,
which was going out of business...  it's quite sad, I know,
however, that meant everything was half-off :)

Here it is after I painted and sanded...

I was all black when we got it.  First, I painted it in BEHR, Spring Hill green. 
But I just didn't like how it looked.

So then, I painted another coat in plain white.

And sanded, and sanded, and sanded...

It has some really cool details, like curvy legs and old caster wheels.

For lack of another spot right now, I put in front of our windows in the den.

It's not my favorite spot, but will work until I move things all around
the house trying to find the right place :)

I like how the pops of green show through the white now.

Nothing like being late for a "party"...
But I'm joining Tricia at Photo Feature Friday,
where the theme is WHITE this week.

And I'll be joining Donna at Saturday Nite Special.

And there is still time to join my Spring GIVEAWAY HERE,
you don't want to miss out :)
Have a wonderful weekend, friends!

Becky C


Amy Kinser said...

Beautiful, girl! Love it!

Had rehearsal tonight...remember us tomorrow.

Love ya...

Alison @ The Polohouse said...

This turned out great Becky!
Love the legs and the carved details of it.
Looks perfect in your room.
That's my kind of Mother's Day gift!

d e l i g h t said...

The finished piece is stunning and it has beautiful lines. Love the distressed look! What a great gift!

It's me said... is great Becky...give away ??? i will take a look now......lovely

Shabby soul said...

Great great job darling! It's quite beautiful!
Have a nice day

Angela said...

Love the buffet. And I really love the way you finished it out. Perfect. A lovely addition to your home

Elizabeth (Blue Clear Sky) said...

Very pretty! I love that the high legs help it to look not too heavy. Great finish. I really admire the the chippy old door in the background too.

Takin' time to smell the flowers! said...

I love it! It looks beautiful! I've been painting furniture like a crazy person lately! Its so rewarding when you finish and take a step back to admire the hard work and finished product...You should be proud! Have a great day♥

Karen said...

It turned out BEAUTIFULLY! Curvy legs and casters make me swoon.

Annie Louise said...

Stunning! I adore how it turned out and really love the casters on it.
Take care,

Gracefully Vintage said...

JUST Beauitful. I LOVE it. and looks amazing in your home.. Great Find..
Thanks for sharing..

Ann said...

Looks utterly perfect in that room!!You did a fabulous job. Very chic.

My House, My Garden said...

I just found your blog and loved touring your farmhouse. What a beautiful beautiful home!

Laura said...

You did a great job!
I love half price, don't you?

White Spray Paint

Shanon at Vintage Sparkle Chic said...

I love what you did with this buffet! And the beautiful design of it with your gorgeous paint/sand job is amazing! It must have taken forever to do. It is simply beautiful!


A Rosy Note said...

That looks great Becky! And, half off?! What a great deal. Thanks for sharing your post at PFF :)

hugs ♥ tricia

Miss Gracie's House said...

My favorite kind of gift...give me an antique anyday:) That is a *great* piece!
have a great day,

Robin said...

So pretty! I love all the layers of paint showing through. It just beautiful!

The Reading Girl said...

I love this! You did such a wonderful job and it has such great personality--congrats :o)

Anonymous said...

Hi Becky, I just discovered your blog buckets of burlap and am absolutely in love with your style! I'd love to follow it but there's no follow link on your page and I don't know how to do the fancy url stuff as blogger is trying to instruct! I'm new to blogger and have a blog myself, littlecottagechic. Help! lol, thanks, Jen.

Amanda said...

So beautiful! I love how you can still see a little of the green. You did such a nice job.

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