French Linen night stand

This is going to be a short and sweet post!
This past August, I posted about this side table that I painted in Annie Sloan's French Linen.

I loved the color so much, and had the whole piece painted in just a sample pot's worth of paint.
At the Heritage Holiday Faire, there was a vendor selling ASCP, so I picked up a quart of it while I was there.

It's such a stately gray.  
I love the undertones of beige in it.
I knew it would be a great color for this night stand I picked up.

It started out in a very rough state.

 Lots of high gloss, auburn paint that had either started to be stripped, or was a bad distressing job.

The hardware was great, and I loved the simple lines and turned feet. 
It was also in really great shape.

Once it was painted, I aged it slightly with some clear and dark wax, and added a couple nail heads to the front.

It felt a little flat with just the French Linen, so I highlighted some of the lines with Old White.
I love the makeover!

I have been on a buying frenzy recently, and so I snapped both of these pics pretty quickly with my phone.  My apologies for not having some better shots to share.

Lots more to share soon- a new buffet, a cabinet / mini wardrobe, a small hutch and an upholstery job are all waiting in the wings for me right now!

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas!


  1. This is really beautiful. I love the colour. Chel

  2. Short post but VERY VERY sweet makeover. Blessings-xo Diana

  3. Gorgeous makeover Denise! I love the added white - just the right touch - and the hardware really is beautiful.

  4. Love that transformation !!! Love the colors .. YOU did great.. Hope that your new year will be blessed ............... HUGS from Texas

  5. I adore this colour! So pretty and the little pull just completes it! Fabulous vision as always!


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