How-to re-love with The House That Jess Built

RE-LOVE WITH THE HOUSE THAT JESS BUILT

Relove a Scandi buffet with Jess and Izzie

Feast Watson Liming White Stain & Varnish

Starting with a blank canvas

With a big makeover in mind, the girls started by first stripping the cabinet back to a blank canvas, removing the damaged top and then sanding every surface.

Feature doors

Jess and Izzie created a clad effect to each of the front doors by  using strips of Porta Timber dowel. They fixed this to the original timber using nail glue, held in place with tape as it dried. Finished with a bit of filler and sanded smooth, the doors were ready for paint!

A few new additions

Jess’ vision for the buffet went beyond the existing framework — including a new top and exterior shelving for added style. To create a rounded edge for the external shelves and new cabinet top, Izzie traced around a plate before using a jigsaw to cut along the stencil. The team attached the shelves using pre-drilled holes, levels, screws and nail glue for extra security.

Time to stain

Using their favourite coastal-inspired wood finish, Feast Watson Liming White Stain & Varnish, Jess and Izzie varnished the doors, interior shelves, as well as the new exterior shelves and top of the cabinet. Add in a few styling items and the pair had themselves a stunning new feature piece for their home.

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