Artsociates post HERE--it's worth a little visit, just to get in on the chance at some of those DecoArt goodies!
Okay, and now the DESK. Here's the story--I was aching to try out the DecoArt Chalky Finish paints on a piece of furniture. Our oldest son's father-in-law drives a truck, and is in the habit of picking up stray furniture type things from the side of the road. He happened to have a very plain, but very sturdy, white laminate desk--you know the type, but of course I forgot to take a "before" photo! But surely you've seen them, they all look something like this:
Its only defect was a minor scratch on the front edge, nothing a little sandpaper didn't tidy up quickly. I gave it a base coat of a color called Heritage, followed with Chalky Finish Crackle Medium and a coat of Vintage:
|Love the crackle!!!! :)|
|the other side|
|I replaced the original knob with a vintage crystal one from my stash.|
|this is on the desk top|
|this is also on the desk top--still lovin' the crackle!|