After struggling to remove all that lovely linoleum from both the top of this beauty and the insides of the drawers..I decided it was just easier for the drawer bottoms to be replaced. So having the best husband in the world, I just handed that little project over to him and he had that done in no time :)
I then proceeded to strip away a TON of paint. There was that yellow and orange, then green and beige..several layers of white and finally a metallic Bronze.
Trust me when I say there were times during this process I seriously wanted to just paint it and get it out of the house. The paint was THAT hard to get off! But I wouldn't let my standards drop for this piece...after all I couldn't let one little buffet get the best of me. I'm stronger than that...cough cough. Ok, so maybe it was just my stubborn nature that made me finish this thing :) (not that I'm admitting to being stubborn).
So do you like? I LOVE this. It turned out better than the picture I had in my mind. And you just know my mind is a scary place at times ;)
So remember this before pic? Or you can read the whole story HERE
And the AFTER!
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