Monday, July 11, 2011

French nightstand~

This was my attempt to create a 'french looking' night stand... I'm not sure i like it... It might grow on me though.  First I mixed some grey paint and some light purple.. i only put the purple in because i was almost out of grey and it was the lightest color i had besides white.

So before i started, it looked like this:

Then i painted on the grayish purpleish color:

Then I slathered on some Jacobean stain like this:

Then I wiped it all off :

So this is how it turned out, I'm not 100% sure it looks french like i was going for,
at least it looks better than it did before i started! Ive had times when it looks worse after i was finished!!

Im linking up to :
Good Night ~


  1. this is gorgeous!!! If only I still lived in Oregon and could buy it from you!

  2. Oh, I think it's beautiful! That stain just does something awesome to any paint color. I love it!

  3. Sheer perfection Mindy. Seriously - you nailed the French look. I love it!

  4. It is a fabulous piece! I love how the gray compliments the chicken wire. Very french indeed! :)