Sunday, August 7, 2016

Why you should paint your hutch



The only thing that makes a big painting project even more painful is when you drop a jar of paint and it splatters onto your hardwood floors . . . twice.

But let me back up. After deciding I was brave enough to redo our hand-me-down hutches, there wasn’t any question that I was going to paint them a chalky white. I wanted them to brighten up our dining area and go with our white kitchen cabinets and white beadboard peninsula. Plus, I just like painting things white, I think?



I went with Fusion Mineral Paint since I wanted a matte finish without sanding or priming, and picked “Casement” since it’s a neutral, warm white. I didn’t want the hutches to be entirely white, though, so I also picked up a jar of “Homestead Blue” for the back panelling.



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