Thursday, May 5, 2011

Hello Chalk Paint...I Think I LOVE You!!! Stereo Cabinet Redo



I scored this old stereo cabinet off of craigslist...FREE section!!!  Cha CHING!!!!


I took out the 8 track and record player, and then took out speakers. 
I also pulled off the ugly nylon rope fabric covering the speakers. 
My lovely husband cut a board for the top where the schtuff was,
and two small boards to go over the holes where the speakers once were.

I painted the entire cabinet with Annie Sloan's Chalk Paint. 
This stuff is miracle paint. 
I did not sand, prime, just PAINTED IT. 
I used the color "provence".  


I hot glued the fabric onto the boards and then put back the panels. 
I then rubbed on Annie Sloan's soft wax in Rustic all over the piece. 
I then put everything back together.
   I covered the speaker holes with this beautiful fabric from JoAnn's. 
I wanted to add an unexpected pop of color.


I honestly can't say enough good things about this paint. 
 It ROCKS!!  I love how this piece turned out.
Even my husband didn't see the potential.





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