American Secretary Desk in CeCe Caldwell Virginia Chestnut

March 12, 2013

When a customer sent me a picture of her Antique Victorian Break Front Secretary Desk, I was so excited to refinish it.  The lines and curves of this desk are so intriguing to the eye.  They just don’t make furniture like this anymore (well, I’m sure someone does, but the big box labels don’t)!  The person who owned it beforehand had a cupcake thing going (hence the yellow).  So the customer decided to go with a dark chestnut brown and bring out the original white and some of the yellow.antique-American-Secretary-Desk-CeCe-Caldwell-Virginia-Chestnut-before-and-afterI think the dark brown really shows off the beautiful lines of the piece.antique-American-Secretary-Desk-CeCe-Caldwell-Virginia-ChestnutThe bits of yellow that show through are a fun accent.antique-American-Secretary-Desk-CeCe-Caldwell-Virginia-Chestnut-closeThis piece will be a fun, antique addition for years to come!antique-American-Secretary-Desk-CeCe-Caldwell-Virginia-Chestnut-close

Need a piece of furniture refinished?  See my other custom furniture refinishing projects here.  Looking for furniture in Oahu?  See my currently for sale page. Thank you! I’m linking up with:

Tuesday:
Transformed Tuesday @ PJH Designs
Nifty Thrifty Tuesday @ Coastal Charm
Show Me What Ya Got @ Not Just A Housewife
Power Of Paint Party @ Domestically Speaking
Be Inspired @ Elizabeth & Co.
Trash To Treasure Tuesday @ Kammy’s Korner
Cottage Style Party @ Lavender Garden Cottage
The Scoop @ The Farmhouse Porch

Wednesday:
Walkabout Wednesday @ Taingamala
Primp Your Stuff Wednesday @ {Primp}

Thursday:
Transformation Thursday @ The Shabby Creek Cottage
Under $100 Linky Party @ Beyond The Picket Fence
Open House Party @ No Minimalist Here
Creative Inspirations @ Embracing Change

Friday:
Friday Link-up @ Redoux
Vintage Inspirations @ Common Ground
Furniture Feature Friday @ Miss Mustard Seed
Home Sweet Home @ The Charm of Home
Feathered Nest Friday @ French Country Cottage





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