Here is the before. Really, what was I thinking?
Then I painted it, first with a brush...complete nightmare. Finished it of with spray paint...much better! I did however paint the inside with a brush in Silver Sage. Then I began to distress it. I got REALLY nervous with this step. How does one know when to stop? And the grooves were the worst, I ended up using a butter knife to get in there and get all of the paint out.
But in the end I think I did pretty well.
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