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Thursday, August 4, 2011

A Little Paint & Some Hard Work

I've been wanting to paint this old dining room furniture for over a year and I finally did it.
I'd forgotten how much work and time is involved in such a project.
It's not perfect and there are a few details left to finish, but after 4 days of sanding and painting, it's getting there and I'm pretty happy with it so far.

Now, if I only had the rest of my house in order...

Karen


6 comments:

  1. oh my goodness, I just found your blog and I AM IN LOVE!! :) I wish we lived closer cuz we could have sooo much fun thrifting and crafting.
    Congrats on the furniture painting! I know that had to be an enormous job. I picked up a vintage cedar hope chest recently that had about 4 different coats of paint on it, none of them to my taste so of course I had to sand and paint. It took days, but looks great now, all white and chippy...perfect. Then, cuz that wasn't enough, I sanded and painted my kitchen cupboards and walls! So, I understand the enormity of your project...;) They look fabulous!
    While reading thru some of your archives, I came upon a post that said something about the fact that nobody understands the stuff you do. I have the same problem...:( I also 'quit' everything for a time. Then I realized, I live in a hippy town and nobody would give me a second glance...and for the most part they don't, although some family members think I'm completely nuts! I'm alright with that...;)
    Anyway, nice to 'meet' you. I'll be back...:)

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  2. Looks fantastic! Love the shabby white furniture and slip covered chairs. Tiffany

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  3. You blow me away Karen with your work! Just the fact that you did all this is such an accomplishment, AND, it looks fabulous!! I adore all the white and the shabby chic look! I would live in this room, it's beautiful!

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