Kitchen Island Makeover Before and After

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Last month, I transformed a kitchen island from Target. Ultimately, I wanted the piece to look worn down and aged. The picture below shows the assembled island with a darker tope. Before this makeover, I aged the raw wood top using a mixture of vinegar and steel wool.

kitchen island makeover before

To give the base a makeover, I used a combination of matte latex paint, walnut oil, and a sanding block. I love how it turned out and that the wood distressing is more subtle and realistic looking.

kitchen island with an aged wood top and distressed sage green paint

Read the Full Tutorial on The Spruce: How to Antique Wood Using Paint

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