I purchased this old school desk at 3rd Sunday Market last month and was really excited to try something new and different. The teacher in me loves the thought of an old desk. The metal parts are in great shape and just needed some cleaning and wax. The wood parts were not pretty. Stenciling was stuck in my mind so that's how I proceeded. Of course...done in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. I chose Louis Blue/Old Ochre and clear wax.
Here is how it turned out: