Side Table Makeover with Fusion Paints

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blue end table makeover with fusion paint

 

You guys are going to be shocked.

I painted a piece of furniture in my house with something other than chalk paint.  Now don’t get too excited, I still love my chalk paint, but there are lots of other paint brands to be explored, so I thought it was time to start experimenting.  I heard about Fusion Mineral Paint from a blogging friend of mine, and she highly recommended that I give them a try.  I ordered four colors with a few specific projects in mind.  Shown clockwise is Picket Fence, Inglenook, Homestead Blue, and Bedford Gray.

Fusion mineral paint colors

 

Isn’t the label on the paint jar so cute?  I would agree with that statement!  I decided a side table makeover was a good place to begin experimenting with this paint.  I liked the black on my side table, but I wanted something a little lighter in this space.

Fusion paints table makeover before

 

I decided to try out the Bedford Gray shade first.  I thought it looked a little different in the bottle than it did on the swatch card.   On the swatch, it looked more of a true gray,  which is what I was looking for, but the paint looked a bit more griege to me.  I decided to use it anyway thinking maybe it would look more gray after it dried.

fusion mineral paint bedford gray

 

Once it was dry, I felt it still looked more griege than true gray.  The color was nice, but I have so much beige in my family room already that I wanted the end table to be different.  I really loved the Homestead Blue shade, so I decided to layer that over the Bedford Gray.  The blue compliments this room nicely, it brings out the darker blues in my area rug.

blue area rug and side table makeover

 

It also gives a nice contrast to the beige wing chairs.  I gave the table a light sanding in a few spots to give it a slightly distressed look.

Side table makeover after

 

I’m happy with my little side table makeover, I really love that shade of blue.  Fusion Mineral Paint has a large selection of colors to choose from, I’ll be experimenting more with these soon.

 
 
 

8 thoughts on “Side Table Makeover with Fusion Paints

  1. Oh I really like that blue color! It looks so nice in between the chairs. I’m a chalk paint kinda girl myself but I may need to try out the Fusion Paints!

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