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Monday, February 18, 2013

Say hello Seamus!

I read through the blogosphere recently that emerald green is the new "color of the year".... well how interesting! I already had an itch to paint something green but had no large pieces to work on, so this miniature fella seemed quite appropriate for the color. He needed a little work but in the end turned out fabulous!

This is Seamus, and even though he is a tiny guy he is busting out his green goodness large and in charge just in time for St. Patrick's Day! Tell me he isn't very handsome in that color, with those pulls and that paper in the desk and drawers? I love every little detail of this guy and as usual I will have a hard time letting him go.

If you are interested in Seamus head over to my Etsy store and pick him up for that special little girl in your life or that eclectic furniture collector friend!!


Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Say hello Romy and Michelle!

Just naming them Romy and Michelle cracks me up! See, these darlings are for my friend Ms. M and she currently owns Thelma and Louise... so another friend of mine suggested to stick with the "movie name" theme and call them Romy and Michelle. I'll admit I've never watched the movie until today, and let me just tell you, these two girls are just like them! Hot messes that end up totally cool in the end!!! HAHA!

First off, lemme explain how these two girls became what they are. Ms. M was in dire need of a cute pair of night stands for her bedroom, but darn if those aren't totally hard to come by. So I went on the hunt for an old vanity that could be taken apart and turned into night stands. Enter said vanity above....well, enter a very used and abused vanity above. The right side (pictured on the left in the before picture) was over used and by the looks of her, someone wasn't cautious of the damage they were doing. The legs were wobbly, the left side was completely split and that whole side piece felt like it was going to fall apart. In fact, when I did remove the legs they all fell out of their joints. yay. Time for gorilla glue! 

Oh if only making these beauties fabulous was as easy as lying about inventing Post-its....

Not only was the grace of a little glue and God holding these two girls together, there was some old teal and red paint that someone back in the day "accented" the rungs, front, top edge and that cute little wood design on the drawers with. Pfft... who would do that? Paint furniture like that.. that's just crazy... ;) Anyways, height was reduced by taking off the "foot" pieces, holes were filled, stubborn accent paint was stripped reluctantly, legs were glued and with A LOT of elbow grease and some pretty Kingfisher paint by Behr this is what Romy and Michelle turned out to be.... totally hot and unique. If they could win the heart of any guy it sure would be the one in the helicopter and not the one puking in the bushes.

Thanks for stopping by today!
I hope you love the transformation of these two beautiful ladies!
Don't forget to pin these to your favorite furniture transformations board in Pinterest!!


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