Tuesday, July 5, 2011

To Paint...or Not to Paint????

Ok, so I got this desk at Goodwill several years ago and it sat in my office at the school where I worked. I ended up getting new office furniture, so this desk became a permanent fixture at my house.
I love it!
 It is solid wood, has great character, but does have a few little flaws. It apparantly was somewhere that had flooded, as the back has water damage. There is a trim piece that is supposed to go all the way around under the top drawer....but it has been broken off in some places.
SOOOOO...with that being said....
Should I give it a facelift?
Paint all of it?
Paint the bottom, refinish the top?
Add some new hardware?
 Maybe an off white, then distress it?
Or go bold and make it a blue-ish color?
I CAN't wait to see what you all think!


  1. I think off-white and distressed, or black distressed would look awesome with the oak grain...definitely new hardware...either oiled bronze or pewter depending on the finish...

  2. I think you need to paint this!!! Thank you for all your lovely comments on my blog, I always reply through e-mail. I can't reply to yours because you dont have it set up to go to your e-mail. Just though you should know!