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Custom Order Cedar Chest

So, I have to say this goal of mine, to blog everyday has been quite the tall order!  It takes so much more planning and time than I thought.  I knew it would be time consuming…I just never realized how time consuming!  However I have loved to plan everything out and keep myself on a schedule.  I am quite the schedule/structure person and it drives me crazy when my kids don’t allow me to stay on my schedule, which happens everyday.  But everyday is a new day and I am learning to be more accommodating and patient.  Funny how kids do that to you huh?  I just have to say over and over in my head, keep your priorities in check.  Right now my kids are my number 1.  So….anyway…..
Here is this beautiful cedar chest a client brought me a few weeks ago.  Originally they tried to strip and sand it down to the wood, but they sanded through the veneer…oops.  I hate it when that happens.  …but it is nothing a little bit of paint can’t fix!
TADA….paint fixed everything!  
I don’t paint everything I get my hands on.  There are some pieces I believe should be left alone.  But in this situation paint was an excellent solution and it made the moldings stand out so beautifully!

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  • Marie Blackburn

    Very nice makeover Brooke, I bet your client was thrilled!
    [email protected] Interior Frugalista

  • Fiona LilyfieldLife

    Just beautiful xx

  • Becky

    I love the makeover! I have a Lane cedar chest that belonged to my parents and I have let it sit in the garage way too long! I love the color you chose and was wondering if you could give me some painting tips? Thank you and hope to hear from you!

  • Helen

    Absolutely gorgeous! And your set up to display it is amazing. I love the yellow. Would you mind sharing what color that is? Thank you!!

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