Hutch Makeover

prjct-hdr-hutch

Hello everyone. This is my first post and I wanted to highlight one of my first fun projects. I took an old solid wood hutch, that I found through craigslist, and turned it into a white and bright addition to the kitchen.

I made my own chalk paint with plaster of paris and flat paint and used metallic glaze from Martha Stuart.

paint
I didn’t want to prime the piece because I was working indoors and the hutch was too large to move around easily so I searched the web for some instructions on how to mix your own chalk paint. It was really easy to mix, but it took at least 5 coats to cover the entire piece without showing the original wood underneath. I had taken off the doors and all the hardware before beginning.

1

After everything was dried, I used the metallic glaze on the doors, trim  and in the back of the main display.

2

I found some new ceramic knobs at one of my favorite stores World Market.

3

 

The hinges were another story, turns out they are considered antique and would have cost a fortune to replace, so I sprayed them with metallic spray paint to bring them back to life and change from the gold they originally were.

4

 

When everything was in place and the way I wanted I took a medium grit sandpaper and distressed the edges. It really brighten up my little kitchen and matched my new table and chairs perfectly.

kitchen

Stay tuned for more posts…

 

 

Share the love ! Pin on PinterestShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *