Friday, December 1, 2017

Updating a Farmhouse Style Table and Bench with General Finishes



beat up old farmhouse table before update with general finishes gel stain and paint
Welcome back my Beauties.
I am finally back with a makeover.
A while back I picked up this orangey pine table and bench.
You can't see from the pic, but it was pretty scratched and dented on the top, and the legs had some nice chew marks from a dog.
It was in great shape structurally, just needed a little lovin!

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general finishes antique walnut gel stain farmhouse table makeover update diy

I knew I didn't want to go full sand and stripping so I lightly sanded the top and cleaned it and pulled out my 
general finishes antique walnut gel stain farmhouse table update before and after diy makeover
You can see from the photo here, what a difference just one coat of the gel stain did. I did a second coat after it dried just to add more warmth.
general finishes high performance water based top coat flat finish farmhouse table and bench makeover diy before and after
Once that was dry I decided to protect the top with
general finishes milk paint driftwood and persian blue custom creation color farmhouse table makeover
While the top was finishing drying I mixed up a custom color of
It was 3 parts Persian Blue and 1 part Driftwood.
I just wanted to gray up the blue a little.
general finishes custom color milk paint farmhouse table makeover before and after diy

I love how the gray blue worked with the warm walnut color of the top.
I am also happy to say it sold in like 2 days.
INSERT HAPPY DANCE :)

antique scale vintage general finishes antique walnut gel stain farmhouse table makeover rustic before and after

I love how the gel stain, accented the little grooves and markings that had been left on the top.
general finishes Farmhouse table and bench makeover diy before and after antique walnut gel finishs and milk paint
Hopefully I will get some more furniture makeovers done before the snow flies...
Its coming, I can feel it.
So I better get moving.
General Finishes Farmhouse style table and bench painted and java gel update diy
Until next time,
Have a Beautiful day!
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