Sunday, February 21, 2010

we have been busy...

see this baby?
i saw this sideboard on craigslist a couple of months ago.
my husband picked it up on his way home from work and haggled them down to half of what they were asking!
NEVER pay full price on craigslist.
they will almost always come down.

this sideboard and a few other projects have been sitting in our garage waiting for a sunny day.
a sunny day it was on friday so we got to work.

my husband did most of the work on this one while i supervised and painted other little items that are coming to you soon!




remember this wall? it needed some serious help.
i spray painted the stars "heirloom white" by rust-oleum (home depot) and took down the empty frames.

we decided this sideboard would sit right under these stars.

(we didn't sand this. i don't sand if the wood doesn't have a glossy finish. if you are worried you can roughen up the wood with a fine sand paper. primed with 2 or 3 cans of white primer. then spray painted Krylon spray paint in"Satin Fern" you can find it at wal-mart or fred meyer. not at home depot or lowe's. it took 3 cans.)





bam!
here is the finished product!




i love it!

see my sweet little pink rose.
i got that for valentine's day and it is still going strong.





thank you husband for working so hard to help me with this project.
here's to many a more spray painting projects that you have no idea are headed your way.
bless your heart for being so naive and thinking this was the last one.






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31 comments:

Miss Madison's Mommy said...

love, love, love, love it! The color is so pretty! Great job.

Wendy said...

can't wait to see what else is in store. I love the green piece! We just bought a bigger house, and it needs furniture. and I have a very low budget for it, so thanks so much for all the fun ideas!

Kellie said...

You and your talent cease to amaze me...I am still trying to find a dresser like your white one and then you add this to my list, thanks, a lot...lol. Looking forward to the other projects!

The Neglected Nest said...

So cute! Love the color- it really brings out the details. Can't wait to see what project you and your hubs tackle next!

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Janas Bananas said...

I think I want to come see your house...I bet it is the most charming house on hte block!!

Mr. and Mrs. Pope said...

it's looks fabulous - love all the curves and wood work! isn't it addicting! luv it!

Heather at Happy Chippy Junk said...

SOOOO CUTE!!! You have to say how much you paid for the side board. That is the most fun part!!

Kimmie @ live fancy. said...

This post made me LOL. :) Super cute project- and sounds like you got an awesome deal! Woohoo Tanya! xo

chelsea said...

So cute!

ERIN said...

Gorgeous! I love the color!

Charity said...

gorgeous!

Brandy @ The Moody Fashionista said...

Gorgeous! You guys did a great job! Love the teamwork!

The Oxford Family said...

That turned out great! I never find anything good like this on Craigslist! I think I need to move to a bigger city ;)

pam said...

that turned out soo cute. . . what fun pieces you have in your home!

Stephanie said...

LOVE IT!!!

angela said...

I'm an old friend of Micki and Frank Taylor's. Micki was telling me about your cute bubble skirt since I have two little girls of my own. Is there a way I could mail you a check for the pattern and then you email it to me? I love to make them matching skirts for summer. My 4 year old will only wear dresses or skirts so I'm always looking for something for her. Send me an email. angelahuxy @ gmail

Rafahi Family said...

Wow, it looks great. I love how you can turn pretty much anything into a whole new looking piece of furniture!

Karen said...

Your are so amazing Tanya! I love it. I want you to help me make a new banner for my Etsy. Can you come over sometime soon? You are awesome!!

~L~ said...

Cute find. Love spray paint. It's the best.

Bessie said...

This turned out AWESOME... but i don't expect anything less from you girl!! Keep em coming!!

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The Noalls said...

Oh my gosh, that is SO nice! I saw that thing and though, "ugh, there's no way that can look good!" Wrong. I love your blog. I came here from nannygoat and will be coming back often!

Katie said...

Wow! That looks great!

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Kyle and Amanda said...

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Courtney said...

I love this sideboard makeover! I love that you used green, too, and not a boring neutral color (being guilty of painting many things boring neutral colors myself). I am loving your blog!!

Ally said...

Love the color, line and hardware! Nice job!

Tonya said...

What a fun color! Love it!

Heather said...

Great job, you must be thrilled with how it turned out! Thanks for sharing.

Theresa Kramer said...

Can you let us in on your green spray paint color?