Today is the first day for Furniture Refresh, a new monthly furniture makeover group.
I kind of can’t get enough of these furniture parties, ya know?
This month’s theme is “Inspired By.”
Before I tell you about my inspiration for this makeover, let’s take a look at a before pic.
Unfortunately, this is not my before pic. I borrowed it from Brepurposed because it looks very similar to the before state of the sewing machine table that I restyled, but forgot to take a before photo of. Oops.
Now that you’ve seen what I started with for this sewing machine desk makeover… (kinda), let’s talk inspiration, shall we?
One of my favorite blogs to read and drool over is Primitive and Proper. If you don’t follow Cassie yet, go do that as soon as we’re done chatting here, ok?
Cassie is a major furniture makeover talent, and I aspire to be just like her. (wait, that’s a little creepy…let’s just say I admire her talent and leave it at that… ;))
A favorite Primitive and Proper project, and an inspiration for my refresh, is this painted and stained mid century dresser.
Isn’t it amazing?
I also LOVE this navy blue sideboard. Yummy.
So back to that sewing machine desk makeover. The engineer removed the existing top with the sewing machine hole in it, and we replaced it with a solid wood top, stained with General Finishes Antique Walnut.
The body was painted with Behr Ultra paint and primer in one, in Nocturne Blue.
The hardware received a dry brush treatment with gold craft paint.
This sewing machine desk makeover may be my favorite piece ever.
Unfortunately fortunately it sold at the Springfield Antique Show and Flea Market last month so someone else is enjoying her now.
If you like sewing desk makeovers, check out the one I posted on my other blog RoadKill Rescue this week!
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And NOW, check out all of the other “Inspired By…” Furniture Refreshes!
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