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Fab Furniture Flippin' Contest With Pure & Original Paint

This post contains affiliate links from Pure & Original. Please see my disclosure policy. 



 I still can't believe that it's April! I love Arizona in the Spring. (Okay, let's be real. I love Arizona, period.) But, especially right now! Currently, we are enjoying the most amazing smelling orange blossoms and fresh limes, lemons, oranges and grapefruits are drooping heavy on the trees. It's a great time to come visit! Fresh orange juice anyone? Okay, how about some freshly squeezed ice cold limeade/lemonade? Twist my arm, I say! ;)


The next best thing to a refreshing drink is talking about painting furniture! If you love a good before and after, then you've come to the right place! Since it's the beginning of a new month that means it's time to announce a new #fabflippincontest theme ...  Think you might be interested in becoming a contestant? Then, keep reading!

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We are absolutely delighted and thrilled to announce that the sponsor for our April #fabflippincontest is Pure & Original! Attention novice painters, professional painters, interior designers and even experienced DIY-ers. Yes, everyone! You're about to be introduced to the world's best paint!  


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Why do I think that?
Here are my Top 5 Reasons Why I LOVE Pure & Original!

1. Pure & Original has over 120 of the prettiest shades of Classico paint colors to choose from! Whether you're looking for the perfect shade for your walls or you're looking to refinish a piece of furniture, I guarantee Pure & Original will meet those needs.
 Here are just a few of my personal favorite colors!

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2. Pure & Original offers a variety of high quality products for all kinds of projects! 

Their Classico paint is a water dilutable chalk based paint that's environmentally friendly and made with 100% natural pigments. It's the perfect paint to refinish furniture or paint walls.

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Fresco Lime paint is a 100% natural mineral paint composed of quick lime and natural pigments and gives anything a century old finish. 

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Marrekech Walls is a new revolutionary paint that gives your walls an appearance of concrete or Tadelakt and it's so easy to apply!

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3. Pure & Original paint is high quality and the coverage you receive is really amazing!

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4. They sure know how to package!
Pure & Original goes the extra mile to take great care in packing their paint so that it arrives safely to YOU!

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And last, but not least...

5. I love painting with Pure & Original!
Over the years, I've tried several paint lines from different companies and Pure & Original is definitely one of my favorites! Their Classico paint is creamy, goes on velvety smooth and it's such a dream to paint with!


Here are the details for this month's contest...

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April 2016 Theme: "Original Elegance"
Submission Deadline: Friday, April 22nd @ 11:59 PM EST
Sponsored By: Pure & Original

PRIZE PACKAGE:
$1,000 Worth Of Pure & Original Products 


Did you see the prize package? Isn't it unbelievable!? Sure wish I could enter! ;) Nah, I love to see our talented and clever DIY bloggers show off their stuff and I can't wait to see the lovely furniture flips they'll come up with! Here's a little piece I transformed using Pure & Original Classico paint... 
I'm calling her The Nadine Cabinet.

Somebody thought the top of this hutch was worthless. Apparently its missing bottom and broken mirror backing was a deal breaker. I say it's workable! This discarded piece just needed some legs, a new backing and some paint and it had the potential to be elegant and stately!

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The first step was to remove the remaining mirrors and backing from the hutch. Not just for safety concerns but because having access to both sides also makes it so much easier to clean and paint!

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Once the piece was cleaned it was time to address the leg issue. This particular piece had a thin strip of molding along the base with a hollow interior and nothing for the legs to really "grab" onto. For added security and strength, we flipped the piece upside down and added a quarter inch pine board to the bottom. Adhered it with a strong wood glue and attached it to the base with screws. To fix the "seam" edging along our pine board, we covered all of the sides with wood filler, then sanded it down to give it a more smooth finish.

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We purchased these square tapered legs from our local big box hardware store to match the style and shape of our cabinet. However, there are a variety of places that offer a wide selection of legs for  furniture projects. These legs came pre-drilled with screws already in place.

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We measured for leg placement before pre-drilling our holes into our new wood base. Then, we smeared some of that same wood glue to the top of each leg and twisted the legs into place.

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Now, that most of messy work was completed it was time to paint! We selected two colors from Pure & Original- Thunder Sky for the exterior and Ashes for the interior of our newly formed cabinet. Both of these complimentary colors gave me wonderful coverage. Thunder Sky is the perfect shade of warm gray and Ashes is a very light warm taupe/gray.. and one of my new favorite colors!

After a little bit of work, this stand alone hutch is now an elegant and versatile cabinet. Perfect for storing nice dishes or displaying favorite art pieces, knick knacks and books.
 The Nadine Cabinet in all her glory...
Can't even tell we added an extra board to the bottom, can ya!? ;)

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What a difference Pure & Original Classico Paint makes!
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Through the month of April, Pure & Original is offering a special promo on their Classico Paint!
If you're contemplating trying Pure & Original Classico paint, now is the time to try!
 Purchase 2 quarts of Classico paint in any color for $70! (affiliate link)

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Stacy and I are thrilled to host this month's Fab Furniture Flippin' Contest. Bookmark or Pin this post and revisit us over the next few weeks and watch all of the fantastic contestant's furniture makeover submissions roll in!

Good luck Participants!
Carrie || Thirty Eighth Street

If you enjoyed this post, you'll love our post Introducing Pure & Original Paint.






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44 comments

  1. Wow, Carrie! Such a transformation. You did a beautiful job on that cabinet. I'm super excited to try Pure & Original paint. April is off to a great start! Take care, Cynthia

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    1. Cynthia, you're going to love it! I can't wait to see what you do with it!.. Carrie :)

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  2. What an awesome transformation!! I love how it turned out! Thanks for sharing it with us at Work it Wednesday - we are featuring you tomorrow!!

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    1. Hi Krista! Thank you for sharing our work! Have a great week!

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  3. Carrie.....this piece turned out fabulous. What a great idea to add legs and make it into a new and differnt piece. Clever girl! Love the color, too.. Kudos!! Susie from The Chelsea Project

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    1. Thanks so much for linking to Friday's Furniture Fix. Sharing to IG and FB today. XOXO

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  4. This piece turned out beautiful! I love all of these paint colors! I will have to revisit and check out these other projects.

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    1. Pure & Original has the prettiest paint color chart I've seen! They are gorgeous. Yes, stop by again... you'll have some pretty amazing furniture makeovers to see!

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  5. Lovely transformation. You created an entirely new piece of furniture. sb

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    1. That's what legs will do for you! :) Thanks, Sharon!

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  6. This looks fantastic, you have done a great job! My sister-in-law has a piece of furniture that looks very similar to this and she paid a fortune for it.

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    1. Thanks, Sam! It doesn't take too much effort to refinish a piece so you don't HAVE to pay a fortune for one! Thank you for sharing that! :) Have a great weekend!.. Carrie

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  7. Great paint job love the colours very classy !

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  8. It's so fun to change up old pieces, one of my favorite hobbies! Adding the feet make all the difference in the world.

    thanks for sharing at Talk of the Town.

    gail

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    1. Gail, I hear you! Refinishing furniture is therapeutic... wish I could say the same for dishes :)

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  9. Wow your cabinet turned out gorgeous!!! Thanks for details and info. for what you did and sharing on Funtastic Friday!

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  10. It turned out BEAUTIFUL! I love the two colors you chose, and I just can't wait to finish prepping my piece to try out this paint!

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    1. Thank you, Jenny! You're going to love it! :)

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  11. What a beautiful transformation. I will be featuring this tonight at my Swing into Spring party that opens at 8pm EST. Please stop by and pick up an I've Been Featured button. Thanks. http://diybydesign.blogspot.com

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  12. Great save and transformation Carrie! Featured at Be Inspired this morning. Thanks so much for sharing!

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    1. You're always so gracious. Thank you, Sharon!

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  13. What a fabulous makeover! It doesn't even look like the same cabinet. Adding feet was a great idea! Thanks so much for sharing at Vintage Charm.

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    1. Thanks for stopping by, Tuula. :) Have a great week!

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  14. Stunning, as always! I love the colors that you've chose for this piece, it's perfect. I think I am going to have to look into this paint, I love the walls that look like cement, and if you tout is as the best, I believe you!

    Taking off to check out the other participants, this is one of my favorite places to spend a bit of time!

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    1. Oh Nikki, you'll love it! Thanks again for stopping by!

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  15. Absolutely gorgeous! You breathed new life into this piece and it flourished. Thank you for sharing!

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    1. Isn't it amazing what a little paint can do!? :)

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  16. That is one fabulous cabinet! The color you chose is perfect and I am swooning. :)

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  17. It is totally different now, Carrie! Love that you added the feet, it is truly another piece of furniture! The color is perfect too.

    I would love to invite you to share it with us at our new Sweet Inspiration party, which is live every Friday: http://sweethings.net/sweet-inspiration-link-party-2/

    Hugs,

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    1. I'd love to! I'll add your party to my list.. thanks for the invite!

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  18. I love the transformation Carrie! The cabinet looks so elegant. Love the color too!

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  19. Carrie I certainly could not tell you had added legs and a board at the bottom. It looks like it was made that way from birth. Those are really beautiful colors you chose for this lovely piece of furniture. Thank you for accepting Pili's invite and joining us at Sweet Inspiration.

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    1. Oh good, if you couldn't tell that I added all those parts then I've done my job! :) Thanks so much for stopping by, Mary. I'm looking forward to your party every week!

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  20. You did a fabulous job on this piece I absolutely love it. From the color choice to adding the legs great job.

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  21. That's such a great idea. I want a bunch of those - make a library out of them! Beautiful job.

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  22. Could the Marratech wall paint be used on kitchen countertops for the concrete look?

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