Sunday, 30 September 2012

...and another one....

This is yet another makeover, this time I have decoupaged a table/stool/planter....not sure what the hell it is actually but I like it...I'm not a very flowery person but am having to admit to quite liking's the before.

Nice as it was really but hey that defeats the object of buying these items lol.

I painted it with Annie Sloan chalk paint in Old white...I applied the paper napkin design to the surface and sealed.....then I gave it 2 coats of matt varnish before I painted a few highlights and shadows...hopefully quite subtly and again another 2 coast of varnish

Here are a few photos before I added the shadows etc...

....and here are the results of them being added...

I really enjoyed doing this so there will be more to come lol...

Monday, 24 September 2012

Latest makeovers on Ebay

My latest makeovers include a plain rectangle side table and a set of what was 3 but is now 2 drawers. Both are wood.

Here is the before photo of the side table

and here are the after ones ...
It has been painted with Annie Sloan chalk paint, then I applied a French graphic onto it with acrylic paint and finished it off with a couple of layers wax.

Gently sanded back to achieve a worn aged look.

This is the chest of 2 that should have been 3 drawers but the bottom drawer was missing, so hubby added a shelf and I used 3 baskets I had.

and the afters......

Painted, waxed, shelf and baskets knobs which I decoupaged with vintage clock faces. The drawers were lined with French script papr.

Thursday, 20 September 2012

Maybe for the fair or Ebay?

This is a small round, dropleaf wooden table, bought from a charity warehouse, I painted it in the fabulous Annie Sloan chalk paint in Paris grey....decoupaged with a clockface image I found on the internet....enlarged it...printed it....glued it....waxed it.....loved it!!!!

This is pre makeover....

and this is the result...tadaa!

I really like it and will be selling it,  though I know not where, lol.. do you like it too :)

I am off from work next week so will be busy making making making for my first craft fair...will put any new items up for you to have a gander at of course your respected opinions.
Bye for now xx