Painted Entertainment Stand in Hale Navy

It is on a daily basis that I get asked questions either about a project that I have worked on in the past or a person has their own project they’d like some advice on. I’m eager to help and try to be informative. This time around, however, I am able to physically help out a local follower with this piece she had. Her second-hand find is about to become a painted entertainment stand. Check it out.

Entertainment Stand Before Makeover | prodigalpieces.com

Kathryn contacted me about this entertainment stand via social media per suggestion through some friends of hers. Originally, she asked for advice on how she could paint this the easiest way. My first advice to her was to prime and paint using a Round Brush to get into all those nooks and crevices, since she didn’t own a sprayer.

Ornate Entertainment Stand Before Being Painted by Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

Eventually, a few weeks went by and she mentioned she still hadn’t tackled the stand and wondered if I’d have a go at it. I’ll be honest, it’s not often I take on custom work because I’m always so busy. However, this time around I knew I had just the thing to get it done quickly with the best finish.

ASSESSMENT

The day that Kathryn dropped off the stand, I was eager to take a peek at this ornate piece. She mentioned that she had removed the doors and had two broken teardrop pulls. At first glance, I saw that this was basically a mix of manufactured wood and real wood. So, it’s not a high end piece, but who would know, right? It sure looks sweet, though that finish is…well…horrid.

Ornate TV Stand Top | prodigalpieces.com

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It has a super thick glossy poly on it that was kinda a hot mess, which can make it hard to get a smooth finish when concerned with all those details. You don’t want build-up and drips.

First, I used my sander to lightly sanded down the existing drips, and also the surfaces that would take the most wear. Then, once I had it prepped, it’s time to break out my favorite HomeRight Super Finish Max Extra Sprayer! [it’s at this point I have hands on my hips with cape flying behind me and sprayer in hand with dramatic music playing! Think Super Mama…gotta have fun. tsk.]

Priming with HomeRight Super Finish Max Extra Paint Sprayer by Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

Notice that I also have the stand set up in my Medium Spray Shelter and also on my handy DIY Furniture Turn Table (tutorial HERE). Take a peek at all my past sprayer projects in these posts.

TV Stand in HomeRight Medium Spray Shelter | prodigalpieces.com

Tools certainly make the job easy and professional. I’m a tool lover and remember my motto: #TOOLSOVERJEWELS {{fist pump}}

GET ‘ER DONE

Okay, so we are now ready to go. First order of business is to get that Gripper primer on. Why Gripper? Well, like I mentioned, we have a super thick topcoat to go over. Plus, Kathryn will be using this daily and has small children too, so you know it will take on much wear. You can see other applications I’ve used it on HERE.

Spraying Gripper Primer to Entertainment Stand with HomeRight Super Finish Max Extra | prodigalpieces.com

I simply fill my canister with primer and thin per manufacturer directions suggests. While spraying, I make sure to move with my elbow, not my wrist. It’s important to begin spray before you hit your surface, and continue to spray until off. Also, I make sure my flow is set properly before beginning by practicing on a scrap piece of wood or cardboard.

Larissa of Prodigal Pieces Priming Entertainment Stand with Gripper Primer using the HomeRight Super Finish Max Extra Sprayer | prodigalpieces.com

Then, when done I let the primer cure, and clean my sprayer so it’s ready for the next round. The primer is already making this look so much better, don’t you think?

Primed TV Entertainment Stand | prodigalpieces.com

BRING ON THE PAINT

Now for the fun! Because this painted entertainment stand is a custom piece for Kathryn, she is choosing the color and I second the nomination. BLUE. Isn’t this a gorgeous color? It’s called Hale Navy and is custom mixed into a satin paint.

Hale Navy Blue Paint for Painted Entertainment Stand | prodigalpieces.com

Again, just like before, I follow manufacturer instructions and fill my sprayer canister. The stand is getting two coats of paint, so I want to make sure my undercoat is as good as the finish coat.

Spraying Navy Blue Paint onto Entertainment Stand with HomeRight Super Finish Max Extra | prodigalpieces.com #prodigalpieces

Doesn’t this make you go oooh…?

THE REVEAL

Finally, after all is cured the painted entertainment stand is ready to take center stage.

Navy Blue Painted Entertainment Stand by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com #prodigalpieces #furniture #home #diy #homedecor #paint

Ornate Navy Blue Painted TV Stand by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com #prodigalpieces #furniture #blue #home #diy #homedecor

Doesn’t that satin blue look perfect? The details of the wood really pop out now. Kathryn had picked out the replacement knobs in a soft silver – a beautiful contrast.

Navy Blue Painted Entertainment Stand Top by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com #prodigalpieces #home #homedecor #furniture #diy #blue

Painted Hale Navy TV Stand with Tutorial by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com #prodigalpieces #diy #home #homedecor #furniture #blue

Also, for a bit of fun, I suggested that Kathryn pick a contrasting color for the interior of the cabinet. It would have been to dark to use the blue in there as well, so she decided on a soft green I custom mixed. It’s the same color I used on my upcycled chest into map cabinet.

Blue Entertainment Stand with Soft Green Interior by Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com #prodigalpieces #diy #home #homedecor #furniture #modernchic

Hale Navy Blue Painted Entertainment Center with Tutorial by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com #prodigalpieces #furniture #diy #home #boho #homedecor

I had to giggle at one point when going over colors and such with Kathryn. She said, “Wow, how long have you been doing this?” Well, let’s just say over 7 years in blog land, but color and design have always been my thing in every area in my life. Isn’t it fun to look back into our past to see our journey to today? Both the good and bad bring us right to where we are. I’m so glad to have worked with Kathryn.

GIVEAWAY TIME

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Up next, my kids and I will be back with our Prodigal Pieces Kids CREATE making use of these old buttons. Come join our fun HERE!

Pile of Vintage Buttons | Prodigal Pieces KIDS Create | prodigalpieces.com

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136 Comments

  • MaryAnn Smith

    I would paint some small stands that I have collected.

    October 15, 2019 at 5:27 am Reply
  • Lori Sawyer

    Those details! I have several projects i need to make time to finish

    October 15, 2019 at 5:41 am Reply
  • ColleenB.~ Tx.

    I still have a couple of wooden bar stools to do along with a full size bed frame.
    The entertainment stand is absolutely gorgeous. Love the color
    Thank You for this wonderful giveaway opportunity

    October 15, 2019 at 5:45 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you. My pleasure to share. 🙂

      October 15, 2019 at 6:12 am Reply
  • Susie Wilcox

    I would love to win this sprayer. I am painting a crib for a friend right now. This giveaway would make this task so much easier!
    Love your work. The blue is beautiful and has my brain spinning on where I could use that color.

    October 15, 2019 at 6:58 am Reply
    • Larissa

      It sure is handy. The giveaway is for a shelter this time around though. 🙂 Thank you for the love. Yes, that blue has me hooked!

      October 15, 2019 at 8:10 am Reply
  • Krystal

    I love it! That sprayer is the key to a great finish on that one.

    October 15, 2019 at 6:59 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thanks! You are so right. Those details would have been hard with a brush for sure.

      October 15, 2019 at 8:10 am Reply
  • Sherry Riggs

    I am amazed at the difference that paint made to this piece of furniture. I would love to win. Thank you.

    October 15, 2019 at 7:16 am Reply
    • Larissa

      It was a huge improvement over that ambered poly. Thanks so much! 😀

      October 15, 2019 at 8:11 am Reply
  • Judy Burnside

    Wow! The blue is absolutely beautiful. I haven’t attempted much with spraying furniture, but I sure like the outcome. Part of the reason is that I don’t have a good way to do it without getting overspray on everything in my workshop! So the shelter would be “the cat’s meow” shall I say?! You make it look so easy Larissa! I am so inspired by all that you do. Thank you for allowing me the privilege of following your blog. 🙂

    October 15, 2019 at 7:34 am Reply
    • Larissa

      haha…meowwwww! You are so right. That is half the battle because, like you, I don’t have a spray booth in my workshop and these pop-ups are perfect. Thank you for the love, Judy!

      October 15, 2019 at 8:11 am Reply
  • Bonnie

    Can’t wait for my building to get finished and then I will be able to do fun stuff like this..

    October 15, 2019 at 7:42 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I’m excited for you!

      October 15, 2019 at 8:12 am Reply
  • Lorri Meyer

    Gorgeous!!!

    October 15, 2019 at 7:44 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you for saying so, Lorri.

      October 15, 2019 at 8:12 am Reply
  • Linda L.

    It turned out beautifully! The colors are perfection 😍! I wish I had a sprayer to do all my projects

    October 15, 2019 at 7:56 am Reply
    • Larissa

      aww…thanks! That means so much. Yes, the sprayers and shelters are a must for me for sure.

      October 15, 2019 at 8:12 am Reply
  • Valerie J. Ray

    Beautiful! Love the details on this piece that just needed someone with an eye to bring them out. Thank you for the inspiration. I have a dresser in need of a makeover I now feel inspired to tackle Thanks!

    October 15, 2019 at 8:21 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Your words mean so much. Thank you, Valerie. I truly aim to inspire and I’m delighted you are on that path. Hugs!

      October 15, 2019 at 8:41 am Reply
  • Angie

    I dabble in refinishing furniture myself, the spray tent would come in handy. I know my husband would appreciate it since I’m doing my projects in the garage (aka his domain!). Love the navy color 👍🏼

    October 15, 2019 at 8:21 am Reply
    • Larissa

      haha! I hear that! You will LOVE the shelter for so many things.

      October 15, 2019 at 9:02 am Reply
  • Megan

    I think I’m weird… I love the tear drop pulls!!! Actually Loved the shadowy look of it as it was sitting in the tent ready to be primed?!! Lol I’m crazy! But the after is beautiful as well!!🙌

    October 15, 2019 at 8:22 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Not at all. I love the pulls if they were there. haha. What you see is only the backplates – the pulls were missing. Thanks so much for the love and giggle, Megan.

      October 15, 2019 at 9:05 am Reply
  • Ginny

    Love the color of the tv stand! I can not image how long it would have taken to paint this project without this paint sprayer! Now that it is getting cooler in my neck of the woods a spray shelter would be great to use on my porch to paint the coffee table my son brought home last summer from a neighbor’s trash pile.

    October 15, 2019 at 8:24 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thanks! Yes, by brush would have been brutal, but doable. I’m so glad you like it. It’s cooler here too so the garage for me! 😀

      October 15, 2019 at 9:05 am Reply
  • Janina

    As always your work is beautiful.l only wish l had your skills !

    October 15, 2019 at 8:28 am Reply
    • Larissa

      You are the sweetest, Janina. Thank you!

      October 15, 2019 at 9:06 am Reply
  • Nancy F Lambert

    It’s Beautiful

    October 15, 2019 at 8:38 am Reply
  • Trina

    This turned out to be so beautiful! Great job!

    October 15, 2019 at 8:39 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Awesome!! Thank you!!

      October 15, 2019 at 9:06 am Reply
  • Becky

    Oh, I really like that color! Nice job!!!

    October 15, 2019 at 8:49 am Reply
  • Micah

    I Love the details!

    October 15, 2019 at 8:59 am Reply
  • Beth Storrs

    What an amazing cabinet and your painting is so so good! With a very small yard and no workshop, I’ve been painting in my kitchen and would love to be able to do all of this outside! That tent is amazing!!!

    October 15, 2019 at 9:07 am Reply
    • Larissa

      How wonderful of you to say. Thank you, Beth! I wish I had a shelter to give to everyone. This size is my favorite.

      October 15, 2019 at 9:21 am Reply
  • Jo Ann

    We have an old dresser that is just crying out for some love! I love that blue color! I think sometimes I get in a rut by playing it safe.

    October 15, 2019 at 9:32 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I hear ya. Color makes life fun! Though I tend to neutrals, but that’s why I do what I do so I can create with color for others and still get my kicks. haha.

      October 15, 2019 at 9:35 am Reply
  • Jeanette

    What a gorgeous piece, Larissa! It turned out beautifully! And that color. …♥️♥️♥️

    October 15, 2019 at 9:33 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you! The blue was just such a handsome color choice. I’m smitten! 😀

      October 15, 2019 at 9:35 am Reply
  • Judy Newell

    Kathryn is a lucky lady! This piece is beautiful. Now, if I had a spray tent, I promise that I would complete every single project that I have ever dreamed of!!

    October 15, 2019 at 9:43 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I’m so glad her friend suggested she reach out to me. That was fun! You will love the shelter, Judy.

      October 15, 2019 at 11:01 am Reply
  • Patricia Bates Martinez

    Absolutely beautiful! You have a gift for knowing what colors and finishes will bring out the beauty of a piece. That’s one reason I follow you! Thank you too for detailed tutorials. Makes life good for us who follow.

    October 15, 2019 at 9:56 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I could hug ya, Patricia. You are so sweet! Thank you.

      October 15, 2019 at 11:02 am Reply
  • Susan B

    I like the blue on this piece soo much better than the original finish. I love blue as an accent and I just need to find the right size piece to add to my decor. You did a great job-as usual! I enjoy your blog very much and look forward to each one. You inspire and encourage us all. Thank you for sharing your talents and for the chance to win the spray shelter. I already have the Home Right sprayer, but alas it is still in its box😢 waiting for its shelter “soul mate”! Hope I win!
    Hugs, Susan

    October 15, 2019 at 10:09 am Reply
    • Larissa

      You are so wonderful to leave such a feel-good comment, Susan. Thank you! I wish I could help you get that out of the box and have at it! 😀 You will fast become addicted when you do. tee hee.

      October 15, 2019 at 11:07 am Reply
  • Lorene Dehl

    This turned out great! I wasn’t so sure with the before pic, but looks amazing.

    October 15, 2019 at 10:14 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thanks! Looks can be deceiving…tee hee!

      October 15, 2019 at 11:08 am Reply
  • Kelly D

    This turned out great! I would paint my coffee table.

    October 15, 2019 at 10:23 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thanks! That sounds perfect.

      October 15, 2019 at 11:08 am Reply
  • Kaycee

    Hi Larissa, I love all the details on this piece and those curvy legs!!! The Hale Navy paint color looks great on this piece and your custom mix paint looks great in the inside of this piece. Great teamwork ladies!!

    October 15, 2019 at 10:24 am Reply
    • Larissa

      High five on behalf of the two of us. woot! Thank you, Kaycee.

      October 15, 2019 at 11:08 am Reply
  • Cheryl Atkinson

    Great transformation. I have 10 pieces of furniture sitting in my garage and i desperately need this sprayer.

    October 15, 2019 at 10:29 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you. The giveaway is or the shelter this time around. 😉 It’s handy for that too!

      October 15, 2019 at 11:08 am Reply
  • Patty Soriano

    What a gorgeous piece! At first that color looked like baby blue in the can, but I just adore the deep blue it became! Larissa….do you clean the spray tent after you use it ? if so, how ?

    October 15, 2019 at 10:41 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thanks, Patty! 😀 The shelter mostly gets tainted, but it goes for years and years as mine has. The best part is they’re affordable enough to replace if need be.

      October 15, 2019 at 11:09 am Reply
  • Cate

    LOVE what you did with the piece! Kudos!! I got an idea from this project for a piece I wasn’t sure what color to paint. Your undercoat looked a silvery grey to me and that will be the color I use on an old cabinet. I’ll also use a glaze to highlight the trims. THANKS! Keep up the great work Larissa!

    October 15, 2019 at 10:49 am Reply
    • Larissa

      {{happy dance!!}} Thank you so much, Cate. That sounds like a fun project coming up. 😉

      October 15, 2019 at 11:10 am Reply
  • Lynn

    oh my stars! that blue is stunning! a paint sprayer and tent are on my wishlist. I am forever outside painting something. Endless spray cans are driving me nuts though.

    October 15, 2019 at 10:52 am Reply
    • Larissa

      You sound like me! Yes…cans can be a nemesis. haha.

      October 15, 2019 at 11:10 am Reply
  • Renee Pedersen

    Very nice! I would have never thought of that color but it totally works! I guess I stay pretty boring with off white, black or grey. Maybe it is time I get a little more daring! I have been eyeing a shelter for a while now. I just have a makeshift one that I use now that I use when I use spray paint. That one would be awesome to use with the sprayer! Love your stuff Larissa! You do great work!

    October 15, 2019 at 11:07 am Reply
  • TeresaSue

    Yes, I LOVE this project. It was definitely a diamond in the rough.
    I have so many pieces I need to paint that I would have to be blind folded and throw a dart, lol.
    I’m not a Facebook user so I can’t check in there and I’m already subscribed to your newsletter.
    I especially love your PRACTICAL applications for real people. Keep up the great work.

    October 15, 2019 at 11:36 am Reply
    • Larissa

      bwahahaha! You crack me up! Thank you so much for the love, TeresaSue.

      October 15, 2019 at 12:49 pm Reply
  • Laura

    The entertainment center is a beautiful piece of furniture. The blue paint accentuates the details and your eye is drawn to them. A spray shelter would be a great piece of equipment to have, no more painting in the garage with drop cloths everywhere! It tends to be breezy all the tame here in the desert!

    October 15, 2019 at 11:43 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Those details really are the showcased feature on this. I’m delighted you like it. Thank you. I totally here you about the breezes. Fall winds blowing out summer warmth right now here.

      October 15, 2019 at 12:50 pm Reply
  • Audra

    Wow! So much better!!!!

    October 15, 2019 at 11:46 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Woot! Thank you!

      October 15, 2019 at 12:50 pm Reply
  • Linda

    That TV stand looks absolutely gorgeous! I would love to win the Homeright shelter. I know I will never get one otherwise! Sure would allow more great projects.

    October 15, 2019 at 12:09 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Yahoo!! I’m tickled to have had the chance to work on it. Thank you! You will love the shelter for sure.

      October 15, 2019 at 12:51 pm Reply
  • Betty

    Even though I have a barn to paint in, this would be a great motivation tool ♡ Your projects always turn out great !

    October 15, 2019 at 12:41 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Jelly over here! I’d love to have a place to paint. Thank you for the love, Betty. 🙂

      October 15, 2019 at 12:51 pm Reply
  • Shelley S

    Normally it KILLS me to see wood items painted, but tis is GLORIOUS! That blue is fantastic!

    October 15, 2019 at 12:44 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Woot! Honestly, this is not all wood, with fake pressed pieces in it and most likely made in Thailand…seriously. But…it looks good and works so we are all about making our house our home. Thanks for the love, Shelley.

      October 15, 2019 at 12:53 pm Reply
  • Deb Sparkle-Townley

    Such a beautiful piece! I would love to find something like this! Well done and I love the blue!!!

    October 15, 2019 at 2:01 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      It sure is handy piece for fitting in most anywhere. I love the blue too! 😀

      October 15, 2019 at 5:12 pm Reply
  • Charlene Paugh

    That looks soooooooo much better in blue !!! So nice of you to take on a project for someone else, cause I know how hectic and busy life can be !

    October 15, 2019 at 2:01 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      I second that (blue lover here). 😉 Thanks so much. It was fun to do something on the fly from my norm.

      October 15, 2019 at 5:13 pm Reply
  • Lisa Anne

    Absolutely love it! I have an ancient buffet that would look great in this color! Quick rookie question. I can imagine my sons and grandsons moving the TV on the stand in all different directions depending where they are sitting. When do you put a poly finish on? Only when staining or can it be done after priming and painting too?if I want to really protect my projects from the boys (their famous line is “Well, I didn’t know” when they scratch something. Trying to be Super Gramma but don’t want to do all that work only to have the boys scratch it up (inadvertently of course lol). Love your posts always!

    October 15, 2019 at 2:28 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Thanks! You most certainly can, though keep in mind most polys yellow over time (I’ve tried them all and not a one doesn’t amber). However, with darker colors it’s harder to tell. I hear ya as a mama to 8…gotta do whatcha gotta do! 😀

      October 15, 2019 at 5:15 pm Reply
  • Kathy E.

    Loving this cabinet…you always have such perfect taste in color! My first project with the sprayer would be an old golden oak headboard that’s in our guest room…I’d paint it an almond color.

    October 15, 2019 at 3:08 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      You just made my day, Kathy. Thank you! Although all props go to Kathryn on the color choice. I am totally in love with it too!

      October 15, 2019 at 5:16 pm Reply
  • Amanda Pennington

    Ok, not gonna lie. I loved that yellow finish before! But I’ll take your word for it that it was nasty in real life. 🙂 I have some tables and such with lots of nooks and crannies that would be PERFECT for a sprayer! I love using spray paint and can’t imagine how much better customization would be!

    October 15, 2019 at 3:59 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      No worries! Though, like you said, in person it wasn’t yellow. It was the poly that ambered over time which doesn’t look very pretty…like kinda tacky (in the sticky sense) 😉 This sprayer is the best!

      October 15, 2019 at 5:17 pm Reply
  • Dale Cundy

    Such a wonderful color for such a detailed piece! I love It! Thanks for the opportunity to win a HomeRight Spray Shelter. 😊 I really need it to paint so many pieces of furniture that remain undone.

    October 15, 2019 at 4:39 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Thanks! And you bet. I’d send them to everyone if I could.

      October 15, 2019 at 5:18 pm Reply
  • gwen

    THANK YOU for painting it! not sure what color scheme it went with before, but this blue is so much prettier! and i like the inside too!

    October 15, 2019 at 5:10 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      I so wholeheartedly agree. Her new look to her room will fit it perfectly!

      October 15, 2019 at 5:18 pm Reply
  • Donna Gonzalez

    I’ve been contemplating buying a shelter for spraying for all my upcycling goodies in my garage – but winning would be BETTER! I love the blue you painted this table.

    October 15, 2019 at 6:02 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      It sure would! 😀 I’m so glad you like it. You’ll love the shelter for sure!

      October 15, 2019 at 8:58 pm Reply
  • Kisti Huffman

    I’d love the shelter! I have an antique radio I want to paint!

    October 15, 2019 at 6:51 pm Reply
  • Alison S

    I have some chairs that I would spray inside of the shelter. Thank you for the opportunity to win!

    October 15, 2019 at 6:57 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      You’re welcome. 🙂

      October 15, 2019 at 8:59 pm Reply
  • SONJA H HANSEN

    Great color change. And, I am impressed with the size of this shelter. Big enough to do some nice pieces, but not too big to handle.

    October 15, 2019 at 7:49 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Yes! It is definitely my favorite of the 3 sizes I have to use.

      October 15, 2019 at 8:59 pm Reply
  • SONJA H HANSEN

    I am hoping to get my mother’s via her grand-mother’s Singer treadle sewing machine cabinet painted. I have had it primed for a couple of years and life got in the way.

    October 15, 2019 at 7:54 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      It would be a perfect candidate.

      October 15, 2019 at 8:59 pm Reply
  • Stacye Hixson

    I have so many projects that need painting but it’s too hot for me outside. I could set this tent up in my basement and spray paint away.

    October 15, 2019 at 8:01 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      That sounds perfect.

      October 15, 2019 at 9:00 pm Reply
  • Terri Hughes

    The cabinet turned out so pretty. Love the hale blue color. I have several pieces of furniture that i need to paint. This sprayer would make the job so much faster.

    October 15, 2019 at 8:24 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you, Terri. You will love the shelter for your projects.

      October 15, 2019 at 9:00 pm Reply
  • JANET SCHEN

    Oh my goodness! It looks so beautiful dressed in that blue! It has so much detail and just looks great!

    October 15, 2019 at 9:20 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      It was totally meant to be. I love the color she chose too!

      October 16, 2019 at 5:18 am Reply
  • Tanya

    Love this project! It is gorgeous. Being able to spray paint have it a beautiful finish. If I had a spray tent, i would first tackle a side 4able for living room.

    October 15, 2019 at 9:55 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Thanks, Tanya! Yes, the spray really makes the difference in a piece like this.

      October 16, 2019 at 5:19 am Reply
  • Babette

    This is an awesome piece!! Those wood details are so beautiful!! I would love to have a home right sprayer!! My first project would be spraying my kitchen cabinets!! I’ve always wanted to paint them.

    October 15, 2019 at 10:02 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      You’re so fun, Babette. Thanks for the smile! 😀 The shelter and sprayer help me do a the best at my job.

      October 16, 2019 at 5:19 am Reply
  • Toni

    I love this piece. I have some yard sale chairs I would spray.

    October 15, 2019 at 11:32 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Me too! That sounds perfect.

      October 16, 2019 at 5:20 am Reply
  • N. MacGregor

    Another example of how a coat or 2 of paint can turn an ugly duckling into a “Thing” of beauty. I absolutely love how the cabinet was transformed into something the owner would be proud to use in their media room.

    October 16, 2019 at 2:24 am Reply
    • Larissa

      It sure is amazing what paint and the right tools/know-how can do. I’m excited too!

      October 16, 2019 at 5:20 am Reply
  • Cassandra D

    The vintage dresser in the garage.

    October 16, 2019 at 2:26 am Reply
  • N. MacGregor

    I forgot to mention in my first post that the first project(s) I would tackle with the spray booth would be a 2 piece wooden set for my family room which includes a corner shelf and coffee table.

    October 16, 2019 at 2:31 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Those both sound perfect for the spray fun. 😉

      October 16, 2019 at 5:21 am Reply
  • Cheryl B.

    That color is gorgeous 💝💝💝💝

    October 16, 2019 at 3:56 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I couldn’t agree more. 😀

      October 16, 2019 at 5:21 am Reply
  • Elisabeth Becker

    I love how paint transforms things! I would spray this little toy chest we have that needs a good sanding and painting!

    October 16, 2019 at 6:41 am Reply
    • Larissa

      You and me both. I’m always amazed. 😀 That sounds like a sweet project to do.

      October 16, 2019 at 9:02 am Reply
  • jeremy mclaughlin

    Have an old dresser that needs an update.

    October 16, 2019 at 9:38 am Reply
  • Catherine Klose

    Gorgeous! I’m just curious as to your painting technique for the inside of the cabinet. Did you do that with a brush and you suggest painting the inside after the outside, correct?
    And if I had one of these shelters, I would pretty much paint anything that was standing still!!! HAHA

    October 16, 2019 at 9:59 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thanks! Normally I spray first the inside, then tape it off and do the outside. She decided on the inside after I had started the out side, so I did it with my favorite brushes. You sound like me…bwahaha!!:D

      October 16, 2019 at 12:54 pm Reply
  • Cheryl

    I really love the color on this tv stand, what an improvement with just paint! I have a bunch of smalls I need to paint. I had no idea they had a medium size, just small and large. We have some much wind here that I am thinking of checking into something like this. Have a great day!

    October 16, 2019 at 11:14 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I’m stoked to hear it, Cheryl. Thanks! Yes, this is definitely one of my faves sized shelters for sure. You will love it!

      October 16, 2019 at 12:56 pm Reply
  • Marie

    Those lovely details just pop now! I bet Kathryn was super excited when she saw it.

    October 16, 2019 at 12:30 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Yes! I loved how the shine makes the details pop. Thanks, Marie. She did love it which was the icing on the top.

      October 16, 2019 at 12:59 pm Reply
  • Hollie Jahnke

    So beautiful!! I would start with my coffee table.

    October 16, 2019 at 1:14 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you, Hollie. Perfect project piece. 🙂

      October 16, 2019 at 4:35 pm Reply
  • Kenia

    I would tackle my media console!

    October 16, 2019 at 1:57 pm Reply
  • Kathy

    Beautiful Workmanship as always! Question: You mentioned that when you paint the inside first, you tape off and then spray the outside. To “tape off,” do you put tape around the inside of the cabinet door frame and then close the door? If so, I’m wondering how much spray enters the cabinet since you can’t press the tape down on the inside against the doors after you close them?

    October 16, 2019 at 2:31 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      When I paint the color inside a contrasting color, I paint the inside, then, depending on if I want the door sides the same as the exterior, I tape off for that when I do the exterior. I didn’t get any inside on this one, and if I did I can touch up with a brush too. Really super easy.

      October 16, 2019 at 4:37 pm Reply
  • Stephanie Crane

    I have a light colored dresser that I want to repaint. This would work great for this!

    October 16, 2019 at 5:47 pm Reply
  • Amanda Whitley

    i would use it to make holiday decor.

    October 16, 2019 at 8:57 pm Reply
  • Sara

    I have a vintage Cosco stool that I picked up at the 127 Sale a few years back. I would love to have the spray shelter to freshen up this piece.

    October 16, 2019 at 10:00 pm Reply
  • Jenny Ham

    I love what you have done the blue looks great. I would first start on some patio items that need some updates.

    October 16, 2019 at 10:09 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you, Jenny.

      October 17, 2019 at 5:45 am Reply

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