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painting and decluttering
- Apr, 14 , 11
I've been busy this week trying to get some things done. About a month ago, I "liked" Valspar on facebook. They will send you a free sample of paint. Color of your choice! And they send you a little tray with a little roller! I am pretty sure you can still do it today. But I had to like and unlike them for about 3 days before I got it because they kept saying they had reached their free quota of the day.
I decided this was looking a little too country:)
|I really need to do something with the tv cords there on the right. Anybody got any ideas?|
This buffet came from my mom. This thing has been around almost as long as I have. I remember going to Atlanta with Mom and Lyn to pick a bunch of furniture up from Laura. We took my grandpa's truck. It had a topper on it and a uhaul behind it. Charity and I bounced around in the bed of a pickup all the way to Atlanta. Mind you, this was probably 24 years ago but Atlanta is about 750 miles from home. Fun times :P You'd be arrested for no car seats now.
I used the turquoise from Valspar on the base of it. I sanded everything down first. Then I used some black stain on the drawer fronts and the top of it. I brushed it on, then wiped it off with a rag til I got the look I wanted. If I had wanted to make this a huge project, I probably would have jigsawed the curvyness off the bottom. But I didn't want to drag it outside.
I found the knobs at Hobby Lobby. They have tons of them. I loved these!
But they didn't have enough for all the drawers, so I picked up the lime green ones. I'm pretty sure that green is my all time favorite color. When in doubt, I usually go back to green.
I'm pretty pleased with how it turned out. Now I need to tackle this:
Great work! That cabinet would take 15 minutes tops to organize…its just keeping it organized that I struggle with!!!
Oh, and drill a little hole in your carpet, on either side of that little wall, run the cords down to the basement up through the floor on the other side. Or drill a whole at the base board all the way by the big wall. (I don’t know if that makes sense.)
k … for the cords i had the same thought as michelle … and our minds are thinking alike these days … first off you took the knobs i wanted at hobby lobby for the girls room … i just painted my white dresser thingy that was in my entry way almost the same exact color you painted yours and put it in the girls room … so since you were the one who took my knobs i was thinking i might go with the crystal knobs but now i need to wait til they go on sale again:) happy oraganizing … and hey if your windows areen’t open … open them … i helps with staying motivated!