06.20.13

black stallion.

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This beauty has had quite a makeover.  Not so long ago, she looked like this…

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That was in my parents house.  As soon as we moved her to our house we lost the hutch.  See how I created the wall of intaglios here.

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But I still wasn’t thrilled with it, so I painted it the same color as the walls.

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and spruced up the hardware with Krylon Gold Spray Paint

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I also had a piece of glass cut to protect the top.

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Isn’t she lovely?

8 thoughts on “black stallion.

  1. Krista Salmon Post author

    Hi Katy!
    Sure. We lightly sanded it and used an oil-based primer. Natural Bristle Brush. If you tell the guys at the paint store what you are painting, they can make perfect recommendations for paint, primer and brushes. ;)

    Good Luck!

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  2. Katy

    Hi there! Can you tell me if you sanded, used primer, sealant? Also the brands and paint brush type? I’m getting ready to paint a dresser and all of the talk online of sanding, priming, self-leveling…blah blah is making my head spin. I cannot screw this up! Thanks!!

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  3. kate monroe

    She is gorgeous! I love this. What a great example of how to repurpose an older piece of furniture!
    And she looks great with your new website. Love!

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