Saturday, December 31, 2011

Sister Sunday Link Party

Sorry I missed last weeks party.  
The Holidays were beyond busy, 
and this was my first season as a blogger, and store owner.
Something had to give, and it was blog time!! 

Goal for 2012 get organized and plan ahead!!

Link up and HAPPY NEW YEAR!!
I will post out top blog posts from 2011 tomorrow!

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Sister Sunday Features

Framed Shiny Brights Wreath @ The Turquoise Piano

Fabric Wreath @ Thats My Letter

Christmas Mantle @ Fun to Funky

ROLO Brownies @ Artsy Fartsy Mama

Amazing Christmas Decorating @ The Ivy Cottage Blog

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Plain Jane to full of SUNSHINE!

I got this solid, yet plain and boring desk and had a great idea in mind.
It was missing two drawers, but I still saw potential.

I painted it white, and added a little design in the back with my overhead projector.

I just added some boards to the bottom to make nice shelves were the missing drawers were.

I just love how it turned out.  It has already sold from the store too.
It feels so good when your work goes to a new home!

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Sister Sunday Link Party

Lets get this party started!!

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Shabby Chic in Old White

Here is another quick redo.  I painted this old buffet in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint old white.
I spray painted the original hardware in hot pink for an unexpected punch
of color.  A little distressing magic and a coat of clear wax.
  It sold as soon as I took it up to the store.

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Sister Sunday Link Party

I just LOVE this time of year.  
The weather is cold, 
Christmas music is playing 24/7, 
lots of baking,
glittering ornaments, 
and sharing ideas in blogland to make our homes beautiful for Christmas!
Cant wait to see your projects this week!!

Friday, December 2, 2011

NAVY love!!

I just love how this piece turned out.  It was a solid piece and a
garage sale SCORE!!!

I painted it with Annie Sloan old white and Napoleonic blue.  I LOVE this blue.
It is absolutely GORGEOUS!!  I did a little distressing magic.

Added some dark wax, and some cool vintage hardware.

It sold super fast.  I think it was only in the store a day or two. 
This is a very versatile color too.  It looks so different with no wax, clear or dark wax.

TGIF and Happy Weekend!

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