I bought this handmade desk at an auction for $30.
I paid too much for it considering the shape that it was in.
It's very sturdy and well made, but whoever had it
seemed to enjoy writing on the desk rather than paper!
I decided this would be a good project
for my first time using milk paint.
I used Old Fashioned Milk Paint
in Sea Green.
I only did one coat and love how it turned out.
Since it was bare wood,
it has a pickled finish look.
The paint even covered the marker on the inside...
But, since I've been obsessed with maps lately,
I used ModPodge and added maps to the inside
of the desk...
I love this map because it is from the
year I was born, 1961!
Yikes! When did I get to be so old?
I'm very happy with the result and
milk paint is now my paint of choice!!!
I have a garage full of furniture waited to be transformed!
I think I'll use the milk paint to get the
chippy look on my next project!
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