If you love black painted furniture then you might know CeCe Caldwell’s paints has added a new paint color to it’s already fabulous line of paints. Let me introduce to you the new TRUE dark black… Beckley Coal! I am such a fan of pops of color so I rarely sell black painted furniture. But Beckley Coal is too pretty to pass up.
I knew I had the perfect project to put Beckley to the test. This old coffee table was looking pretty worn. But I saw it had great potential with it’s curvy lines and casters.
I popped open a 4oz Sample of Beckley Coal to see how far I could stretch it on this project.
Did you notice how I misspelled Beckley as Beckely on the label? Douh! I had to run a new batch of labels but it was a good excuse to keep this sample for myself.
I’m not lying when I say the coverage is crazy. It only took 1 coat and 3/4 of the 4oz sample. And I know they say “watching paint dry” is boring but watching CeCe’s paints dry is always amazing to me.
I used this painted wallpaper template from Jones Design Company and traced the outline with a piece of chalk. I then took some gold craft paint and painted over the outline.
It’s not perfect but I am telling myself the imperfections give the coffee table a touch of whimsy.
I also highlighted the details of the piece with a thin line of the gold paint.
I love the hardware. Notice the honeycomb of the handles? It is feeding my new honeycomb obsession.
More great detail and more imperfect painting. I sealed the Beckley Coal with 2 coats of Clear Wax for more durability.
I do love this piece so much. I wish I could keep it. But I always wish that so I am used to it.
Beckley Coal is available in our online store shipped to your door with flat rate shipping. Or you can always shop at our retail locations! How do you feel about black painted furniture? Love or loathe? Join the discussion on Facebook and Twitter!