Fusion's new Midnight Blue & MCM

It seems MCM pieces are coming my way allot lately and when I saw this sweet piece I immediately thought uber cool bar/ buffet.. and the colors dark.. like Fusion Mineral Paint's newly released  Midnight Blue

the downfall to stained wood is water... left sitting on it, dripping down it.. water is not good when left on finished wood

I gave the whole thing a quick power sand with 120 grit then scrubbed it all clean. The top is a shiny smooth finish so to get a better "stick" I put on a coat of Fusion Ultra Grip and left to dry overnight

The base was ready for staining, I chose a walnut stain

and seeing the back was bare I stained it too and the top of the inside of the cabinet, just for continuity

 but unfortunately the water marks persisted.. time for plan B

the next day once dry, I gave the base a second coat of stain this time a darker java

and the top and legs were painted the midnight blue in two coats

and a couple stripes added to the front to make the colors cohesive

then the entire thing was sealed with poly in 4 coats for added durability

 Staging.. such a task

not sure I found the perfect staging items but the piece is so lovely and versatile

And of course I had to stage it as a bar buffet..

I have received product in exchange for this post, but ALL the opinions are entirely MY own.  This post contains sponsored links for Fusion Mineral Paint

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