Before and After–Green Sideboard

Super Duper short post today but I didn’t want to leave this lady out. I took the last few days off with my kiddos and came out feeling so inspired. I painted two pieces this afternoon that I am so excited to finish and stage them. I needed a day like today to remind me that I am exactly where I should be, doing exactly what I love, days like that are so needed. More on those goodies later. I worked on this piece last week for the new Modern Cottage Company store. When I got her she was in pretty good shape but needed a little fun in her life. Ive been wanting to use this color again so badly! I used one of my all time favorite greens, Tavern Green by The Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company and pretty bone knobs.

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Ok that’s it for now…I told you super duper short… But I promise more reveals very soon!

Xo

Amanda

24 thoughts on “Before and After–Green Sideboard

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    • Your to kind! Thank you so much! It’s so awesome to be featured and amazing to know people enjoy my work! Thank you so much for your kind words and following along! Xo šŸ™‚

      Amanda

  2. OMG! I love this piece. I just stumbled upon you through another blog. Where are you located? Do you have a retail store or a place that sells your items? I am very interested. Thanks!

    • Hi! I’m so glad you like my work. I sell from home a bit, and in two retail spaces.

      The modern Cottage Company @ 2225 N 30th Tacoma, WA

      The Classic Farmhouse @ 22 A st Auburn, WA

      I have a few folders under inventory (a lot has sold (and new items are available) but I will try to update asap. šŸ™‚

  3. Oh, this is such a lovely transformation! May I ask, where did you get the pretty bone knobs? Thanks for the inspiration!

  4. Just wondering how many coats you used, and did you put a clear coat on this piece ,I saw your post from another blog ,your work is amazing. I went out and found some tavern green paint and am painting a vintage hutch and I am loving it ,also did you use any glaze or wax.Thanks so much for your time.

    • Hi Michelle! I think I did 3 coats on this piece. Sometimes I can get away with 2 depending on how thick I mix the paint, how dark the wood is, and what coverage I’m after. I like to seal milk paint with General Finishes High Performance Top Coat. This piece I used Country Chic’s tough coat and loved it. Although wax on MP can be great for a more aged rustic look. Sometimes I mix it up and use the dark wax in addition to the top coat. Tavern Green is a fantastic color and looks great sealed with any option. Thanks for asking! Have fun! šŸ™‚

  5. Came across your blog via Miss Mustard Seed…I am a fan of yours now….beautiful beautiful work…keep it up!

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  8. Hi there, I love this colour so much! For a project like this one, how much milk paint would you need for this? (Looking to put in an order at the Milk Paint Co.)

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