Vintage Desk Makeover

Before After Vintage Desk Makeover - Coral

After a few weeks of searching for the perfect desk, I finally scored this solid wood beauty off last Friday. The top was in need of some TLC, but I was going to paint it anyway, so I got it for a decent price. I just loved the curve of the drawers and the dainty feet!

Vintage Desk Makeover - Before

For the color, I chose Behr’s Watermelon Punch in hi-gloss. Because the desk was so dark and the paint color was so light, I had to apply 4 coats but it took no time at all.

Behr Paint - Watermelon Punch

Home Depot also had these gorgeous lion pulls in their hardware section and I’ve been wanting to use them on something for such a long time! It only cost me $25 for 7 pulls and I think they really take the desk to another level.

Vintage Desk Makeover - Brass Lion Pulls

It turned out exactly how I imagined. I think this piece will be with us for a long time.

Vintage desk makeover - coral, lion pulls

Vintage desk makeover - coral, lion pulls

The office portion of the room makeover is now complete!

I bought some beautiful fabric from Fabricville this week to make pillow covers with, so I’ll give you an update on how well that goes next  :)

Tropical Guestroom Office - coral desk black white chair decor

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3 thoughts on “Vintage Desk Makeover

  1. Liz says:

    Beautiful desk. Love the lion pulls… but if I’d had my personal choice the color would have been lilac or lavender. Still you did an awesome job.

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