Version #3: Traditional with a Twist

There may come a time, or it could be your taste now, that you want to bring in the earth tones of brown. It’s a good way to ground a piece and merge it into your current decor. Of course, I couldn’t completely cover the entire piece in brown, so I decided to go with two tones. Had this been a nice, solid wood piece, I probably would have stripped the frame down to its bare wood and stained brown, leaving the drawers alone. But since it wasn’t sandable wood, I created a fresh new surface using my liquid-wood canvas concoction. I gave it a look of wood by staining it a traditional warm, chestnut brown. And ...

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