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Sunday, September 8, 2013

Redoing Lanie's Headboard and Nightstand

I posted a few weeks ago that I loved Annie Sloan paint. Still do! I got a hand me down nightstand and it was horrible. Coats of nasty silver, red and black paint that had dried in gross runs. I needed a nightstand for Lanie's new room so I took this on as a redo. I painted Lanie's headboard last month, it was actually the headboard from Addison's crib that cracked. The company sent me a new headboard for the crib and I decided to still use the cracked one, now that's it's painted you can't even tell!

I used Annie Sloan Napoleonic Blue. It took 2 coats of paint and one coat of wax. Love it!

Lanie's room is going to be a nautical theme. There will be salmon accents and the hardware on furniture will be oil rubbed bronze. The duvet is from Pottery Barn Teen:
I wanted the rest of her furniture to be mostly white so I decided to try some distressing on her nightstand. Next up is her dresser that I found on craigslist. Using Annie Sloan Napoleonic Blue first and then Annie Sloan Pure White

During Blue Coat:

I had to do 2 full coats of white, and 3 coats on some portions:

Not the best picture, but between white coats
I let the white paint dry over night and then put a layer
of wax over it. I then sanded certain spots until I was happy

All I need now is something to put in the cubby.


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