One project down, 999,324 to go….
This was a super easy fix to a boring plain jewelry box. I picked up this little chunk of a box for $10 @ goodwill – good bones but the color just wasn’t working for me. All i did was paint her white – gave her a good sanding and a new place to live – i am just cool like that ;)
I’ve had a couple of questions about how i distress my furniture and this is my tool of choice…..a 60 grit sand block…oh yeah…
I almost never pre-sand anything – i have in the past and have learned that it really doesn’t make a difference. Then i just paint with regular good ol’ latex paint – i prefer valspar from lowes. This time i just did 2 coats of white paint with a brush and then sanded all the edges. To me, the more distressing the better – i LOVE the way it looks, it really brings out all the details of the wood that normally you don’t see. And yes, i even painted the handles,
i was lazy like that – i mean i like the all white look.
So remember the before….
After…ahhhh, so much better
I gave her a sweet little place to live on my nightstand – right next to the flowers that my husband sent me all the way from Iraq – “just because” flowers – the very best kind :)
Notice my room? Well i have a couple of little projects going on in there – more to come on that.
i will be linking up to these parties…