Finally, Some Pictures!

I decided not to wait for the ‘right lighting’, or the right camera (the one I don’t know how to use) or the right person to take them.  I got my little point and shoot and snapped some pictures to show you what I have been working on.

This little cabinet I painted in Old Ochre but left the doors unpainted.  They are so beautiful, I just couldn’t touch them.  The rest of the finish was in pretty bad shape and I had to remove the veneer off the top.  I have a love/hate relationship with removing veneer.  It’s kind of like peeling your skin after a sunburn.  I just can’t stop myself, but I about lose my sanctification in the process, if you know what I mean.  I do use an iron and a wet towel, which helps a lot!

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You remember the nightstands, right?  Here they were last    Saturday . . .

nightstands before

And here they are now.  These are the ‘Buttercup’ nightstands with their ‘jewelry’. I went with a cool black and white knob. Looks great against the yellow.

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And these, I LOVE!  They are sort of a metallic finish.  I painted them Graphite and made a metallic silver wax.  They look kind of zinc.  So very cool  I was not ‘feeling it’ with these all week and inspiration hit last night.

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The handles are so pretty with the finish too.  I hit them with just a little bit of silver.  Did I say that I love them??!!

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Remember this?

cedar chest before

Here she is now. The camera is NOT picking up the really cool textures.

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French Linen with Old White and some colored waxing.  Love all the details.

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Remember this cute little cedar chest?

small cedar chest before

Here she is now, all decked out in Florence with lots of distressing.  I did this one for you, Missy, I know how much you love Florence!

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Here is a sneak peek of a really, really cool piece I have been working on for weeks!  I could not find what I was looking for so I free handed the design, traced it on to contact paper, cut it out and placed it.  But you’ll see the whole picture soon, I just couldn’t wait to give you a peek.

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And finally, here a few of the dozens of signs I have been working on.  I will photo the rest next week, Lord willing.

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Oh, and that cute little play kitchen went to a new home today.   A sweet lady came to get it for her granddaughter to play with when she comes to visit.  Perfect!

play kitchen

I have another idea for one that I will run by you after Midland and Allegan.

Have a lovely rest of  your weekend.  I, for one, am going to rest my arm!

May He bless you and keep you today and always!

Michelle

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  1. Melissa

    I love the ” you are my sunshine sign.” how did u create this? How much is it?

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