Waterfall furniture is certainly not my style of furniture. This particular piece had many small pieces of veneer missing. But, that's an easy fix especially if you are painting. I used a little wood filler, let dry and sanded to smoothness.
I used two colors from Old Fashioned Milk Paint in Mustard and Snow White. I knew I wanted a nice yellow, but Mustard was just a bit much on the golden side. So, I added Snow White into the mix.
I love mixing colors with Old Fashioned Milk Paint. I think besides the coverage and how fun it can be to see the results, mixing is one of my favorite things to do. I love to see the variations in colors I can achieve.
This was the exact yellow I was looking for. A nice not too bold yet not too pale. Once I had my paint mixed, I let it sit for about 15 minutes. I clean the cabinet well, then I used a sanding block and scuffed it up good, and then wiped it down again ensuring all the dust was removed.
I wasn't looking for a chippy look, I poured about 1/4 of my mixture into a separate cup & I added in some extra bond. The extra bond would only be used in my first coat & it allows for the milk paint to adhere without creating that chippy paint look.
I gave the hutch 3 nice coats of milk paint. I then used Daddy Van's clear wax over the entire hutch.
It's super smooth and it looks nicely updated now. I absolutely love this color!! And, the Daddy Van's wax finished it off so nicely. I use a wax brush and it goes on so easy.