I knew from the get go in the nursery I wanted some kind of accent wall. At first I toyed with the idea of doing this wallpaper, but then decided after seeing this herringbone accent wall, I wanted to do some version of that.
After my last update on the nursery about the finished fauxdenza I took a two week break from decorating and we decided to put some focus on our front yard instead. The main reason behind this project was the fact that every time I drove up to our house I would cringe at how awful it looked. Basically, it looked abandoned. For real... overgrown trees and weedy flower beds don't make for the best curb appeal.
I'm in love with this fauxdenza. The final touches were a labor of love and totally worth it.
Putting the final finish on the wood that wraps around the fauxdenza gave me quite a bit a grief. I wanted it to be just right, which resulted in a lot of trial and error, but in the end we got it figured out.
The finish coat I used on the wood was a semi-gloss polycrylic. I wanted the wood to remain natural in color and polycrylic is a crystal clear finish that leaves no color tint behind.
The weather has been so nice here lately that I haven't gotten nearly as much done on the nursery as I wanted (too much time spent playing outside), but here's an update of where we are so far.
Last we left you we had painted the nursery and gave a little sneak at what we were working on next. That sneak was a fauxdenza for the nursery.
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