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A Fusion Paint Transformation – Sweet French Vintage Bedside Tables

Hello. It has been miserable weather today and I am toasty warm in front of the wood heater 🙂 so with me being comfy and all I knew it would be the perfect opportunity to share a little furniture transformation with you all!!

My latest paint project was these really sweet and unusually shaped pair of bedside tables that I picked up over a year ago .. I had been holding off painting them for a long time but pulled them out last week and decided it was time to give them a little bit of a makeover.

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I painted them in a white leaving the tops natural as my sister was hoping to buy them but they turned out to be a bit too tall for her very low bed so I knew they would go in the shop. The white was a little too harsh for me so I decided to paint over it using Fusion mineral paint in a really great soft beige colour called Bedford (inspired by the old bedford vans, how cool is that!!). Fusion mineral paint has great coverage and opacity, it only took 2 coats to get a good solid finish and the paint has a built in top coat so no waxing required. The piece still looked a little plain. I’m a huge sucker for blue so my gut was saying paint the drawer fronts in a blue tone. After sifting through my stash of blues I pulled out a tin of L’essentiels Pure Mineral Colour in a shade called Grey Goose, its a bluey green with grey overtones and I just love it.

french vintage bedside tables

With 2 coats of Grey Goose to the drawer fronts and a wax with some L’essentiel white wax to give them a slight washed out look was just what they needed.

French vintage painted bedside tables

The natural tops really break the piece up and give it a lovely natural warmth

Fusion paint upcycled bedside tables bedford

Bedford Fusion paint

Bedford mineral paint french vintage bedside tables

These stunning lil beauties are for sale in our shop stall and our Etsy store … Hopefully they will find the perfect home soon!!

Upcycled painted bedside tables

Adriana 🙂 x

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