Saturday, March 21, 2015

Jewelry Box Chalk Paint Makeover

A lot of preparations for the Spring Vintage Market at the Park have been going on 
around here lately. It is on April 18th and it is approaching quickly.
We are going to stick with a shabby theme and use white, light pinks and light greens
 at this show.
One of the projects I finished up recently was a vintage musical jewelry box makeover.
If it doesn't sell before the show, it will be available at the show.
I used Amy Howard chalk paint to give this dated jewelry box a makeover.

Here's the before

To start, I removed the handles and feet before painting it with a few coats of Amy Howard chalk
 paint, allowing each coat to dry in between coats.

I lightly distressed the edges once the paint was dry.
Then applied a clear wax to protect the finish.

Lastly, the handles and feet were put back on to finish up this makeover.

The deciding factor for me to purchase this jewelry box was the lining in the drawers.
It is a beautiful teal color and it is in great condition.

Isn't it such a pretty color?
I just love it.

Oh and did I mention, it has a working music box!

Another piece rescued from a garage sale and given new life.

It is available in my Etsy shop here.

If you love to makeover thrift store and garage sale finds,
 you might want to look at some of my other makeovers herehere and here.

What are some of the items that you love to makeover and you always buy them when you see them?

Thank you so much for stopping by.
I hope you were inspired by a project or two and I hope you have a blessed day.

'til next time,
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  1. This looks amazing! Great job :)

  2. Great little piece. Great job on the makeover too :-) I was just on Pinterest and saw your cute little banana hanger update, so cute!! I have that same bunny that you have it that picture too. I got mine at Hobby Lobby. Hope your week is EXTRA WONDERFUL!!!


    1. Hi Sherri, Thank you! Isn't that banana hanger cute! I'd love to take credit for it, but Charlene from Organized Clutter is the brains behind that one. I pinned it in case I find a banana hanger, I'll remember it. She does great repurpose projects all of the time. If you aren't following her, you might want to. The bunny is super cute too. Thank you!!!

  3. Love how you have transformed the box - lovely!
    Liz @ Shortbread & Ginger