I had already taken of the glass doors in the middle and all the hardware but I really wanted it black.
Here it is after the primer:
First coat of black:
And here is the finished product:
I didn't sand it because of all the nooks and crannies, so I just put on a coat of primer, two coats of paint and a coat of polyurethane. I was originally going to antique it but liked the gloss black like it was.
Next up, the coffee table I took from the side of the road. That's right - a guy set it out on his curb and when I drove by and saw it I asked him if I could have it. He said yes and even helped me load it in the car! I forgot to take a picture until I had already started sanding it but you will get the idea.
The lines on the tarp are from painting my shutters, ha!
I used my handy dandy sander that I got for Mother's Day a few years ago, best. gift. ever.
After the primer
After the first coat of black - it took two
After two coats of black, I sanded some spots, put stain over them to antique it then put on a coat of polyurethane on it too.
So here it is today:
You will have to forgive me my pathetic camera.
I tried another to show the antiquing, not great but you get the idea.
So that's it for painting furniture....until I start my room!