While visiting my California girl last week we painted her bedroom furniture, red.
Nothing but the Emperor's Silk would do
Her bedroom suite is good solid mission style furniture - oak. The pictures were made with my phone, so will have to trust me when I tell you the color turned out rich, and pretty; however, sadly, these pictures do not reflect that.
here is the bloody red crime scene with after 2 coats of paint
my girl was happy - which is always a good sign when your this far into a paint project
we took a break and ran to Target for new bedding
I couldn't resist sneaking this photo of the old guy with dreads
she still liked the old hardware well enough with the red, plus that saved a lot money to use them again
we mixed 2 teaspoons of clear wax and 1 teaspoon of dark wax and applied the wax one time
We took turns buffing - most places feel like buttah
I've never mixed my wax before applying it. That combination looks very dark in the bowl, but does not look too dark on the furniture. I liked not having to apply clear, then dark, then clear again.
she chose gray and white bedding from Target
I might make her a couple of throw pillow covers with yellow and gray fabric
and she was shopping online for drapes before we left
Jeff found this lamp with the red shade for $8.00 that needed minimal electrical work
Amanda spray painted the frame of it black
and we found this piano board at a yard sale for a few dollars
I think it will look great painted some day, but for now she is happy with it like this and wanted it hung over her headboard
We had a good time working on this off and on over a couple days
My girl is happy! So that makes me happy.
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