I actually re-did this buffet almost a year ago but hadn't shared it because I was going to wait until my sun room, where it lives, was complete. Since I have been busy painting and not doing many other projects, I decided to share it today.
Here it is as it looks now...
I have had this buffet for about 20 years. I used to have it in my formal dining room with it's partner, my Chippendale 1940's dining set. In this new house there was no place to put that huge dining set. I put it for sale on Craig's list..together with the buffet. It used to be gorgeous--but the wear and tear of 3 toddlers had taken its toll on it and it needed to be refinished. (Wyatt even carved his name into the top of it). A lady came to buy it but didn't want the buffet because she already had one from her Grandmother. I thought "great!" because I really want to keep it. So the lady came and got the table and I promptly painted the buffet white! The lady called later that evening saying she had had a antique dealer look at it and told her she had stole it from me and to buy the buffet too...but too late I had already painted it white:) She was just happy she at least got the dining set. She refinished it and sent me pictures--it is gorgeous!
Here is the buffet in transformation---
I love it white. I love all the details.
I now use it as my craft center! When you live in a small house it becomes necessary to be somewhat organized. I love this hutch for my crafting..it stores my sewing machine, fabric, scrap booking papers, glitters and acrylic paints..it is perfect.
I even use the former silverware drawer for crafty items...
It is a useful and beautiful piece!
I have to share our spring snow--it is the latest in the year that we have ever had measurable snow at the Portland airport!
|The daffodils look like they are trying to hide!
|My new flower--this can't be good!
|The roads were clear by the time Wyatt left for school
|At this rate we will be building snowman next week during spring break!
Hope everyone is doing well--thanks for visiting!