The Wardrobe

Sorry I’ve been so distant this past week.

I’ve gotten a little overwhelmed and didn’t make near enough time for blogging but I have been working on projects!

I haven’t been able to completely finish all of them but I was able to complete the ugly wardrobe!

If you follow me on Instagram you might have seen in my stories where I had picked this wardrobe up in Staunton, VA.

It’s a older piece but not super old. Definitely ugly.

The orangey stain color that covered it was doing it no favors.

Just a big orange eye sore.

So I dived into my hoard of paint that I have accumulated over the past 3 years and decided to mix a light gray and a medium gray paint to get the color I was looking for.

What???

Amanda, you didn’t use Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint?

I know, I KNOW.

I would have loved to use MMSMP on this piece but my milk paint stash is low and I had no time to waste.

There was also a debate on whether or not I should paint the inside of the piece. At one point it was 50/50 for those that voted! But the “YES” eventually outweighed the “NO” and I took paint to that as well.

I’m glad I did because it made it so light and bright! and clothes look beautiful inside of it.

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For not being very excited about working on this piece I really really like how it turned out!

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It is no longer the ugly wardrobe.

It’s just The Wardrobe now and it will be making it’s way to The Mountain View Vintage Market next weekend (Saturday, October 21st).

I have more projects to post! So keep an eye for another post here soon!

– Amanda

 

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