Welcome to another day closer to Christmas!! Are you ready yet? We had a fabulous party last night with lots of laughing, silly gifts, food, and family pictures.
Yay! It’s time for Best of 2014-Day 2. This is a post that I had fun doing as well as sharing with all of you. If you haven’t tried it yet, IT IS A MUST!!
Happy Thursday! It’s great to be with you today. I am always excited for Themed Furniture Makeover Day. This day is such a fun day of the month. There are many bloggers that get together today and share their latest furniture makeover.
It’s always fun to see the ideas and interpretation of each makeover.
In the past I have shared:
Today the theme is: Words or Letters.
Hmmm…I have a few pieces of furniture I would like to add words to. I decided to start with a little cupboard that was a gift.
When I first received it, it had a sweet angel panted on it. BUT, it wasn’t my style.
So, I spray painted it red. It looked amazing in our home when I had all red accents. But, alas, my style changed once again. (I have been known to do that often)
I painted it with (believe it or not), craft paint. I mixed a light blue with a touch of white and green to make the blue. I painted the center with a white craft paint as well. Wanting to add a stencil, I was messing around I added the green stencil. Meh...I never did like it and have wanted to change it since then.
My first step was to paint the white a soft color called White Birch. It’s from Americana by DecoArt. I painted a few coats to hide the green stencil, BUT left enough of it so I could sand through later, as to see the paint layers.
Then I needed to find the words. I found what I wanted from The Graphics Fairy. I thought this would look cute on my little cupboard.
I printed it off backwards which is an option on her site on my ink jet printer.
Now here is the part I wasn’t REALLY sure would work…
Using the flat end of a pen, I began rubbing the print onto the cupboard. I lifted it up to see if it was working. Guess what? It WAS!!
After it set for a little, I used a coat of polyurethane to seal it on my cupboard door.
Using a 120 grit sand paper I roughed up the door and more of the edges.
And for some fun it is BRIGHT CORAL on the inside!
I couldn’t be more pleased with the way it turned out. Now it is more my style and taste.
Thanks for visiting me for Best of 2014-Day 2. I love your comments and thoughts.
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