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If anyone remembers my old ugly buffet from my garage...New pics!

15 years ago

I had posted a while back about this piece that I'd had in my garage or attic for over 15 years. It was my DH's great grandmother's, so I didn't feel right about tossing it out. I have hated this buffet for years!

But then we re-did the game room to be a sort of French Country tv room, and I thought the curly-cue lines that I hated so much might actually work in this room.

A friend with similar taste saw it and immediately said, "You need to paint it red!" I took a chance, and just finished painting and glazing it, and I actually like it! I may do another coat of glaze next week, but at least I know I can use and appreciate this furniture now. We're getting a new TV for the room, so the buffet will hold all the video games and movies.

The glaze isn't all the way dry yet, so it's photographing much brighter and more vivid than it looks it real life. It's really a very deep rusty red, and isn't as shiny.

Here are before/afters:

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