I’d like to introduce you to the sweetest girl ever…
I was thrilled to find several French night stands/side tables last week. They all started out with similar plain walnut finishes. Not bad, but not extraordinary. This is how Juliette looked when she came home with me…
Please excuse the really bad and blurry iPhone pic! (Gosh, she looks a little scared doesn’t she?)
My vision was to make her very soft with a tad bit of French sophistication. I tossed around several different color ideas before landing on grey. Not just any grey, because I didn’t want her boring! I chose Atelier (Amy Howard One Step paint). As soon as I put the first coat on, I knew it was perfect.
Atelier is a beautiful soft grey with blue undertones. It reminds me of that antique grey I drool over when I see a beautiful painted piece of French furniture. Perfect for Juliette.
I used light and dark wax to seal and give her the perfect amount of aged beauty. Liming wax would be gorgeous on this color also and make it even more soft. The accents are painted in Chelsea Square One Step.
She’s the perfect night stand or side table. Quite elegantly tall. Big enough for a small lamp, a book, a cup of tea.
Even the back is refinished, so she could sit in the middle of a room and be admired from all sides.
She’s ready to find a new home, maybe with you? If you’d like to see Juliette in person, let me know. She’ll be here a few more days before I take her up to Palmetto Home & Garden (2422 Laurens Road, Greenville, SC).
Update: Sold to Lisa! Thanks!
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