These are my weapons…
And I’m not afraid to use them.
As you can see, I’d rather paint than clean off the island counter.
Do any of you dance around your house with a paint brush and swipe at EVERYTHING standing still?
After living with and LOOVING my reinvented mantle for a week, I decided to keep going.
So I painted the wall shelves on either side of the mantle.
Here’s how they started. (not sure why I picked these shelves to begin with, they really aren’t my style, so they must have been cheap)
Here’s how they look now.
And a close up of the finish.
I used that term “finish”, loosely, because it’s the same as the mantle, flax as a base coat and then Old White dry brushed on top, nothing artistic or complicated.
I think it looks kinda beachy, almost like weathered wood, but not really.
As close as one can get clean lined modern black shelves to look like weathered wood.
Next up for my weapons and I?
That black hole under the TV. The cabinet is going Old White.
See you soon!
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