Well this french nightstand set is solid wood
threw out, even the legs. Solid and sturdy.
I sanded it all down primed the body and drawers
then painted them a butter cream color.
The top I painted white then sanded
down and left it with a weathered
The top was a problem for me.
It has a bleached spot on one of the tops,
so it can't be stained as the stain will not
stain that part....
I was going to prime it then paint the top the
same as the shell, or a black top, but
I loved how it looked just like this.....
so I decided to leave it like that with
the weathered beach look to the top....
I like how the white stayed in some of the grain....
I distressed the edges, very lightly....
polished the handles to show some patina in the
Here they are finished....
They gave me a hard time with the top, but
I like how it ended up.
Although, as these are up for sale at the moment,
if someone would like me to paint the top I will for
$50 extra with a deposit.