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Milk Paint Table Makeover

I have been a wee bit obsessed with milk paint lately. Rustoleum came out with a line of milk paint and I think I have tried all the colors! I like some better than others. The Eclipse color is one of my favorites.


I bought this table at an auction a year or so ago. It isn't really old, but it was cute and I thought paint would give it a little oomph!

I pulled the drawer out and removed the knob from the drawer. I wasn't sure if I was going to reuse this drawer pull or use one from my stash. I set it aside.



I painted the base with two coats of the the Rustoleum Eclipse Milk Paint.


I also painted the drawer with two coats of the milk paint.



I used 60 grit sandpaper to distress the piece. One thing I love about milk paint is how easy it is to distress. It really helps give the piece an aged look. I coated the entire piece with Varathane Crystal Clear polyurethane in the satin finish.

I decided to use this white ceramic knob from my stash instead of the original knob. I think it gave it an older vibe.

I decided to line the drawer. I had this scrapbooking paper in my stash. I love the little bees on it. I measured the inside of the drawer and cut the paper to fit the size of the drawer.

I really loved the way it turned out. It pairs perfectly with vintage decor now. It sailed out the shop as soon as I put it in my booth!


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Whether my junk is from a garage sale, estate or farm auction, flea market or the side of the road, I love to find it, fix it, clean it, sell it or keep it. So come along the backroads of Indiana with Junk is My Life (me), let's find something vintage and do something cool with it! Formerly Junk Journal.