Saturday, February 26, 2011

French Grey Drawer Makeover


Usually when I pick up a piece of furniture and they are already white I am  releaved as sometimes if saves me time painting them. However with this lovely set of drawers all I could see was French Grey. 

Love the way they have turned out and I even kept the original hardware.
The gorgeous tall lamp base was a find from a few weeks ago that I finally got around to painting as well.



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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Brisbane's Bmag

I am really excited this week to be featured in Brisbane's largest lifestyle magazine Bmag. Thankyou to Laura Nolan and Margaret deSilva for recognising my love for white painted pieces. You can go here to read the arcticle. Just click on the magazine and go to page 30.
The magazine cannot be purchased at the newstand however can be read on line or if your a Brisbane resident I believe that this magazine is delivered free to your door.  If you really want a copy just drop me an email and I might be able to post you one.



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Monday, February 21, 2011

Getaway

I love those spur of the moment decisions that you make in your life and this weekend we decided to head off for five days and enjoy this beautiful hot summer weather. 
These shots were taken this afternoon down by the beach in North Queensland of my children having fun in the sun.


Making new friends with the locals.
 
Thinking of all the things I should be doing at home and all that furniture that needs painting. Oh well it will all be there later in the week. Next stop is the Sunshine Coast where I just may to do some thrifting and some relaxing at a local day spa.







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Friday, February 18, 2011

Latest Finds

I wanted to show you some of my latest finds.
First up are these awesome blue apocrathy jars I have seen plenty of the clear glass ones but never stunning blue ones.
 
Floral pot/bowl  - I love the gorgeous muted colours. 
Assortment of vintage bottles.

Enjoy your weekend and I will see you back here next week.



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Sunday, February 13, 2011

Weekend Drawer Makeover

I particulary love the style of legs on these drawers as they are a little different and a little fun.  I did live with them in their dark timber state for a few months but always new they would look amazing white.
These roses are fresh out of my garden - and this colour is just stunning. I have not edited the colour at all.



I am selling these gorgeous linen table runners if anyone is interested. They are soft and luxurious and have beautiful vintage style faint black stripes.
Price is $26 plus postage.

Tea Towels are $12.90 for a set of three (3).





Drawers Before





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Saturday, February 12, 2011

Desk/Table

This gorgeous desk only lasted one day in my shop and I can see why. I left the timber top as is but painted the legs white, could be used as a desk or even a small dining table.


 






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Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Chinese Vase Collection Find

Every now and then something out of the ordinary stops you in your tracks. Whilst out thrifting I found these twelve gorgeous chinese vases in this beautiful black timber shelf. The vases were all in perfect condition dated & stamped and totally gorgeous colours.

I have been snowed under with furniture makeovers these last two weeks and have lots of exciting pieces on the go. Hope to visit all your beautiful blogs soon.






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