China Hutch: The Epic Conclusion November 28, 2012 DIY, Furniture Makeovers, Furniture Tutorials, Our House, Thrift Store Finds 7 Comments 4973 I bet you thought I would never show you my finished china hutch after I left you with this teaser last time. But after I finished the exterior, I still had to deal with the remnants of the old interior…remember the fish scales? The fish scales weren’t jiving with my new metallic beauty, so I knew they had to go. My plan was to paint the whole interior white after removing the paint chip scales…except those guys were hanging on for dear life. They weren’t coming off cleanly at all, so I stopped trying and re-grouped. I decided to just cover the fish scales up with some leftover textured wall paper I had on hand. Easy peasy 🙂 If you’ve never used pre-glued textured wall paper before, you can read more about it here. I cut pieces to fit inside each of the inset panels, and had just enough to piece together to finish the whole thing. I mean JUST enough. It got a little bit Frankenstein in areas, but I think you’d have to be looking really close to tell. Once the wallpaper was dry, I painted it with some leftover white paint. It’s light in there now, and I love the white-on-white with the china. I luuuuuurve it. Whatcha think? 7 Responses Susan November 28, 2012 Wow! This transformation is amazing! Reply Margo November 28, 2012 Wow! It looks great! Reply Amy Evans November 28, 2012 Beautiful!! You have mad skills! Reply Marsha Milstock November 28, 2012 That is absolutely stunning. I love everything about it. Sincerely Marsha Reply Christine Cason November 28, 2012 Looks great! Reply mary fran November 28, 2012 Love it Rachel! You are so flipping talented! Reply Faux Mercury-Aged-Metallic Finish August 25, 2014 […] I got some dark brown and black craft paint from my stash, along with some gray metallics (from my hutch paint job). Armed with a sponge brush and a crumpled plastic grocery bag, I painted and dabbed my way from […] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Leave this field empty CAPTCHA Code* Check here to Subscribe to notifications for new posts Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.