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I have a very traditional cherry with brass handles dining room buffet. It is a good piece but VERY boring. My foyer is cocoa with white crown and trim, tile floor in coordinating color. I think I would like to try to update my buffet by one of those two step spray processes that would change it to an off-white "crackeled" look. Do you have any experience in this kind of thing? Am I crazy to paint this?

I don't have personal experience in crackling, but I know many people are thrilled with the results.  

I don't think you're crazy to paint your furniture.  If it's dull now, it won't be better until you do something with it.

Visit for some tips on faux finishes - and best of luck with your project.  


PS:  Be sure to update the furniture hardware too.

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