Antique Writing Desk (SOLD)

When I saw this antique writing desk at a friends house, it was headed to the dumpster. I could tell…..

 

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The piece had “good bones”.

 

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And hidden under layers of dust was….

 

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Great craftsmanship and functionality.

 

 

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The first step was to paint the outside in CeCe Caldwell’s Vermont Slate. True to its name, the color is dark gray with hints of black and blue. After a slight distressing, the original golden wood tones peaked through.

 

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I painted the inside and the sweet cubbies CeCe Caldwell’s Chesapeake Blue. For contrast, the removable writing board was painted Vermont Slate. The french chair with orange upholstery and the orange tray add pops of color.

This piece is available at maggie jane’s brownstone (a vintage French urban chic boutique) located at 913 King Street in Old Town Alexandria, VA. 703.706.0411

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