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A Buffet Furniture Makeover

Americana Decor Maxx Gloss®

A Buffet Furniture Makeover
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A Buffet Furniture Makeover

designed by Jane Vranic

Outdated furniture looks like new again with a fresh coat of Americana Decor paints.


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Americana Decor Maxx Gloss®

  • Light Molasses (ADMG17)

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Everlasting (ADC01)

Americana Decor® Crème Waxes

  • Clear (ADM01)

Other supplies

  • sandpaper
  • flat brush
  • waxing brush
  • screwdriver
  • wooden buffet (flea market find)


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Assemble all needed materials and supplies. Take out drawers and take off doors. Remove all the old hardware. If needed, sand and wipe down the surface.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Apply an even coat brown paint to the top surface. Work quickly using long and smooth brushstrokes in one row across the length of the buffet at a time to avoid leaving streaks. Also, minimize over-brushing as per instructions on the paint container. Let dry fully.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Paint the remaining surfaces of the buffet with in white Chalky Finish paint.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Apply the Clear Creme Wax with a waxing brush over the Chalky Finish areas.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Reinstall the original hardware or replace with new hardware.
    Step 4 Example