One of my first post from 2008, was talking about a desk I purchased at the consignment shop.
We were in the process of redoing my office/craft room, and I wanted a new desk/hutch combo.
I found this one on a weekend when DH was away fishing, teach him to leave me alone!
But I forgot, it was solid oak, and how would I get it home, and upstairs after I refinished it! Details, Details!
Here is a before pic or two:
The door on the right has been removed.
I took all the hardware off and took the whole thing apart!
The wood handles would go and the door on the hutch would have the centers cut out and metal pieces put in.
Here is the top. I painted it a dark brown, I believe it is called thistle. My contractor took the rest of the desk and hutch and sprayed it a soft ivory. We added beadboard to parts of the hutch as well.
Here it is almost finished. The beadboard is in the center of the hutch and on the back behind the monitor.
Here she is all finished!I added cork tiles to the center back then covered with a toile remnant. I love how it turned out. I got glass knobs from Restoration Hardware for the hutch and cup pulls from Lowes for the desk.
Here is a close up of the beadboard and toile!
Have a great day, and remember to try and recycle!
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