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This and That Thursday!

Do you love a nice buffet as much as we do? Buffets are so versatile they can be used as a storage space, a kitchen island, dresser, or you can use them in a foyer as a special statement piece! Here are a few examples of buffets our paintriots have painted and we hope you are inspired to paint one for your own home.

Wild Dandelion

Wild Dandelion, Waunakee, WI, painted an 150 year old buffet finished in Cannonball with gold accents and the original brass hardware was restored back to it’s beautiful original gold luster.  The top is finished with hard coat for durability and beauty.

Heather McCartney

Another beautiful buffet was painted by Wild Dandelion using Tarnished Platter from the American Home Collection, and black glaze was applied for depth and interest, it was finished with top coat.  The buffet top was stained with black and brown glaze mixed together with top coat creating a beautiful rich espresso color and hard coat was used to finish the buffet top.  Lovely!

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Double Take Decor

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Double Take Decor – buffet top

Double Take Decor, Hamilton, MT, painted this beautiful buffet with a healthy dose of American Paint Company ‘Peacock’ with a black glaze finish. The black top and wonderful original hardware brought back to life with APC’s black glaze. We love this Peacock buffet!

Ivy Lane - Before

Ivy Lane – Before

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Ivy Lane buffet

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Ivy Lane Close-up

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Ivy Lane detail

Ivy Lane, Newburyport, MA, used Sackcloth for her buffet base, and a mixture of gray’s, Freedom Road and Smoke Signal were used for the buffet top.  The base was sealed with Top Coat with a tad of water mixed in. Top sealed with 1/3 Hard Coat and 2/3 Top Coat and a dash of water to thin in out. This buffet would be beautiful in any home!

Mainely Vintage

Mainely Vintage

Mainely Vintage

Mainely Vintage

An identical buffet was painted by Mainely Vintage, Kennebunk, MA, using AHC’s Topiary and clear wax mixed with Home Plate was used over top of Topiary to create a white washed look resembling a soft sage.  Beautifully painted and elegant!

We love both of these identical buffets and you can see how paint and color can be used to create the perfect piece to match your home and decor!

Larkspur Interiors

Larkspur Interiors

Larkspur Interiors

Larkspur Interiors

Larkspur Interiors, Pitman, NJ, used American Paint Company’s Uncle Sam, Nana’s Cupboard and Surfboard to paint this charmer and Top Coat was used for her finish, creating a fun, full of life buffet that would be perfect in a kitchen, bedroom or used for storage. It’s a wonderful accent piece with so many possibilities!

Lori M

Twigs and Twine – Buffet 1

Twigs and Twine in Lakewood, CO, shares 3 painted buffets. The first buffet was painted with Parchment from the Ellis Collection and Home Plate. The buffet top was painted with a custom mix, Twigs and Twine calls Espresso, it is a mix of Leather Boots and Lincoln’s Hat and 3 Coats of Dark Wax were used to finish the buffet top.

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Twigs and Twine – Buffet 2

This buffet was painted with a custom mix of Dollar Bill and Liberty for the base and the top is painted with the custom mix of Leather Boots and Lincoln’s Hat and 3 layers of Dark Wax was used to finish the buffet top.  Twigs and Twine is using this beauty in their home office and we love it too!

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Twigs and Twine – Buffet 3

The third painted buffet by Twigs and Twine was painted with Lincoln’s Hat a beautiful rich black and the drawer fronts were painted with a special mix of metallic paint and Lincoln’s Hat was used for stencil details.  It’s just the right amount of bling!

We hope you love our painted buffets and you can see more of our retailers painted pieces on Facebook.

All photos courtesy of retailers

 

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