Okay… the arrival of Summer is officially here… I know it’s not Memorial Day quite yet. But, the temperature hit 89 degrees in Illinois today. For us, that’s kind of a big deal!
So in celebration, I thought let’s talk summer style. Lately, I feel myself obsessing over beautiful, farmhouse wreaths. I’ve picked out my top 7 for the summer featuring some bold pops of color plus a few neutral staples.
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My mother-in-law is the queen of garage sales. She’s a woman of many talents, but her garage sale skills are top notch. She once bought a high top wooden kitchen table with four chairs for $5. After four years, we still have it in our house. That’s skill!
One of my favorite finds that she brought home last summer was a coffee table/end table set that she got for $30. The set is great quality, super sturdy and heavy with black iron piping on the bottom shelf.
When transforming a piece of furniture, I think it’s so important to start with a quality piece in order to transform it into a quality piece.
Fixing this baby up was super simple… if you’re willing to dedicate the time, anyone can do it. Here we go:
- Scotch Blue Painter’s Tape
- Annie Sloan Chalk Paint – pure white
- Annie Sloan Chalk Paint – old white
- Annie Sloan Soft Wax – clear
- Various sizes of paint brushes
- Clean rag or shop towel
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