Friday, October 28, 2011

Guest Posting at Primitive and Proper Today

I am so excited to be  guest posting today for Cassie  at  Primitive and Proper. 
I hope you will stop by!

Thanks so much for having me Cassie!

Monday, October 24, 2011

Beautiful in Black

I think I have painted more pieces black in the last two months than I have the history of my furniture painting. Maybe it's the time of year, I don't know. It seems that every other piece I do is just begging for an elegant coat of black. This Queen Anne buffet was one of my favorites. She started off in a cracking, drippy, brownish green paint. Sorry, no before pics. Some of the original hardware was missing so I replaced them with large glass knobs from Hobby Lobby. She truly is an elegant lady!

Domestically Speaking Power of Paint Party
POWW @ Primitive and Proper
Miss Mustard Seed Furniture Feature Friday

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Distressing and Glazing~ In the Pink

Today I wanted to share two pink vanity makeovers I have recently completed. I love pink, it is so girly and feminine. The perfect color for a vanity. Both of these pieces were finished with the same shade of pink. The first one  is distressed and the dressing table is distressed and glazed. Which is your favorite?
Distressed ~ 

Distressed with Glazing~ 

Miss Mustard Seed Furniture Feature Friday
 My Repurposed Life: Catch as you Can
Restore it Wednesday @ Restore Interiors 

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Peacock Blue Server

I am in love with this gorgeous shade of blue. I call it Peacock Blue, it is actually Cathedral by Behr. This piece is a a true antique. I have to admit I felt a bit guilty putting the paint on. Here is the before picture~
There was quite a bit of damage to the finish as well as some pretty serious scratches on the top. The beautiful original hardware stole my heart, even the keyhole covers and castors. Nothing missing! That is a rare find on its own. I wanted a simple finish to showcase all of that hardware. I sanded, primed and painted with Behr "Cathedral", the perfect peacock blue, and finished with a coat of Lacquer. After some light distressing and some pretty fabric to line the drawers her she is~

 Did I mention that hardware?

All Thing Furniture @ Perfectly Imperfect
POWW @ Primitive and Proper
Makeover Mondays @ Altar'd
The Shabby Nest: Frugal Friday