|I thought I wanted to keep the top dark and lighten up the bottom so I started out by painting Vintage White on the bottom and Young Kansas Wheat on the top. Keep reading to see what happened…|
I LOVE CeCe’s paint for so many reasons!! One- it doesn’t have an odor. (like not at all) I feel totally safe using it around our son. Second-it covers well. Third- a small amount goes a LONG way so it lasts forever.
After painting 2 coats of each color (letting each coat dry thoroughly in between applications-about an hour) I added some Aging Cream to the top . This was my first time to use CeCe’s Aging Cream and I was not disappointed. My only experience with wax has been with Annie Sloan. That stuff smells very strong and requires buffing after application in order to remove the stickiness. With CeCe’s Aging Cream, again there was ZERO odor and it went on just as easy as the paint, wiped off just as easily, and dried completely without any stickiness! I never had to buff anything. Here are a few detail shots of the Aging Cream look on top of Young Kansas Wheat…
|you can see the slight difference between the bottom 2 handles that have Aging Cream and the handles on top pre-Aging Cream|
|All 8 handles with Aging Cream|
AFTER AGING CREAM
|the Aging Cream does a great job of adding a little extra antique character|
And tada! Here is the sideboard finished with Young Kansas Wheat on Top, Vintage White on bottom, and Aging Cream on both…
I painted over the Young Kansas Wheat with 2 coats of Vintage White to match the bottom half. I let that dry in between each application before applying 1 last coat of Aging Cream to the top.
And voila, officially finished….