It looked like it was all wood with great detail, but when my husband brought it home, I quickly learned that it was laminate & particle board. No wonder it was a great deal!
While picking up the hutch from the seller, my husband invited him over for dinner. Crazy, I know. My husband has an attractive personality and he's able to make friends with anyone from every walk of life. He's also wise in who he brings home for dinner. I trust his judgement.
|Primed the inside, added the third coat of paint, & scraped off the gold design from the glass windows.|
|Hand-sanded the entire piece & spray painted the brass hardware black.|
|Painted the inside black|
How about the before & after shots....
She's not eye candy, but her updated makeover has at least made her tolerable to look at.
We are working on the trim & hanging up curtains tonight in the dining room. We need to add decor to the walls, find a vintage buffet, & paint the dining room table and chairs. It's going to be a great reveal!