Thursday, August 30, 2012

Go Bold with RED Milk Paint!!

I've been sooooo busy. I finally got into a space at a store! 

But first.....
I Just completed another "Go Bold" Milk Paint Dresser!!! 
Can you say,  "RED".   OMG.  This milk paint, from the Real Milk Paint co. , has the most 
brilliant red! It's gorgeous! The tung-oil finish just makes it so beautiful. 

 I wasn't about to lug this in the house to stage it, only to lug it back out the next morning to transport it to the store! So you will just have to use you imagination, forgive my trashed garage floor, and shop-vac in the background! 

I painted the wooden knobs 'cuz I didn't have enough of the crystal!  I painted the appliques milk paint red and then dry-brushed w/CeCe's white.
 I found this cool fabric to line the drawers!

Monday, August 27, 2012

Little secretary chest

I have been super busy lately! So much going on! But, I did manage to get his one finished before everything started. I have just been too busy to post it!  I picked up this solid maple chest with a pull down secretary.  I mixed my own cp for the outside and used CeCe Caldwell's "Slate" for the inside. 

 The top was sanded and stained a dark walnut/jacobean and sealed w/a satin poly.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Distressed/Beachy Combo!

Scored this little beat up gem off of CL. It looks good from afar, but trust me, 
she showed her age up close. 
I decided on a very shabby, anthro style. 

Here's what I did:

Monday, August 13, 2012

Beachy Subway gets a matching table!!

Behold the throw-away table my sister picked up off the street! At first I said, "nah, what the heck am I going to make with this clunky thing??" But she brought it over anyway. 
I'm really into the beachy subway art theme so I thought why not try it on this table?
It's not going to cost anything but my time. 

Here ya go! Kinda glad I gave it a shot!

Here is the Art piece I had done first.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Vintage Updated!

I picked up this great Thomasville piece months ago with the intention of replacing my own dresser. It sat in the garage for months until I decided what to do with it. I changed my
 mind about using it myself, so I thought I would "update" this piece and hope to 
find a lucky buyer for it.
It's a beautifully well made piece. The drawers are in impeccable shape. 
But like pieces of it's time, it had that real glossy finish and that brown wicker inserts.
I decided on a nice gray and change the wicker to mirrors. 

Here's what I ended up with:

Just a bit of a diff! So all the hardware got sprayed with a nickel finish to play off 
the mirrors (more on that later on!).