Miss Mustard Seed Painted Hutch

6:19:00 AM

I'm excited to have finally found a hutch that is
perfect for trying out Miss Mustard Seed paint on a large piece of furniture for the first time...

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It's a great old hutch with simple, rustic lines.

I chose Shutter Grey for my virgin trial... before this
I used the paint only on small projects like 
You can see from the picture, the paint started chipping
the minute the paint started to dry.

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I love that old, antique look!

When I finished painting the bottom I used a 
piece of fine grit sandpaper to lightly sand the hutch.

The paint in most areas easily chipped off
leaving the look of a beautiful time-worn piece.

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I had a little spill... I accidentally kicked over
the bucket of paint but I used it right off the cardboard
so I wouldn't waste the paint.  One thing I am not is neat.

I painted the top of the hutch Shutter Grey with 
Luckett's Green on the inside. 

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Lucketts is one of my favorite colors but it 
wasn't working for me on this piece. 

I'm using this hutch as a display piece in my shop
and this look was a little too bright for my neutral style. 

So I painted over the Lucketts with 
Paris Grey Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. 

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 Paris Grey is a very light color and immediately looked better
on the hutch with the Shutter Grey... which is truthfully 
more of a light blue than a grey.




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7 comments

  1. That's so gorgeous!! Great job Susan!

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  2. It's interesting when plans change midstream. I love the look! Now to get to some of my projects ~
    'love & hugs from afar'

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  3. This turned out so pretty, Susan...I would have a hard time letting it go!

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  4. Lovely! Great piece for your shop for sure :-)

    Hope your week is blessed...
    ~Sherri

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  5. It came out gorgeous, Susan!

    Jeanine

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  6. I'm thinking you should put a price tag on that and not 'for display only'. So what if it sells - there are always more things out there to use. And why not have the income? :)

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  7. I love it! I am looking for a piece like that!

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