Monday, March 16, 2015

Before and After : Vintage Rolltop Desk

This rolltop desk is near and dear to my heart, since my Dad stained it originally when I was a child, and I lugged it to Austin with me and around various apartments. But now it has a forever home in my son's baseball-Americana-meets-dinosaur-and-car themed room! I left the original stain, but did a solid clean and shine on the drawers/interior with polish, and painted the body Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Aubusson Blue, with clear and dark waxes.

Here's the before and after - what a facelift! I love the modern / classic juxtaposition :) as always.

Here's a photo with great sunlight so you can really see the Aubusson Blue gorgeousness!

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