Another Makeover!

Hi!

And it’s a long weekend here in sunny Qld – yaaay!!

I am having a HUGE spring clean right now. And just for shits n giggles I thought {for some reason} that it was practical to paint a few of the rooms at the same time. Seemed like a good idea at the time! haha
I went to move some furniture round and decided to save time … Paint the walls I am putting the furniture on and then I won’t have to move the furniture over the next few weeks again to paint πŸ™‚ See? Sanity amid the madness!

You know how things always get really messy when you spring clean … before they get … clean?
Well, that’s where I’m at right now. Messy! But I am making progress, so I persevere!

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I finished a quilt last weekend and it went to my quilter Tuesday. She is a magician and got it back to me Wednesday!! Such fabulous work and always waaaay faster than I expect! Anyhow, I am binding it this weekend and will show it off next week.
If you are after a fantastic quilter you can find Fiona’s facebook page HERE! I highly recommend her!

I have some pics of my last furniture makeover to tide you over tho!

This is what it started as :

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I ripped the back off and started sanding before I remembered I hadn’t taken pics … oops! So please excuse the back just sitting behind πŸ™‚
After I removed the back I was a little worried as it became wobbly. I was very hopeful that putting a new back on it would stabilise. It did!

A good waxing all over and it’s good to go! Here it is after :

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I painted it in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint – Florence. Which matches my sewing desk and replaced the back with some decorative pine ply. I used ply as the back was going to be visible and I wanted the layers to be a feature like this :

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I used a nice thick piece to make it heavier and more stable. It’s turned out exactly how I wanted it to and fits into the space I wanted to use it on perfectly! I sometimes think it’s sad how giddy I get when playing with my little projects and they work out just as I planned … But then I just get on with being giddy! haha πŸ™‚
I haven’t finished putting all my bits n bobs on it, but here it is in its space; and in relation to the desk :

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Well, that’s all I’ve got for tonight – have a fantastic weekend!
And if you’re in Queensland, have a fantastic LONG weekend!

KATE Sig for Manic Mumdays

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4 thoughts on “Another Makeover!

  1. You’re so handy! Clever cookie. It looks great, and I love the colour. πŸ™‚ I’m kind of spring cleaning in little bursts and feel like I’m constantly in the major mess stage!

    • Thanks Antoinette! πŸ™‚ It’s such a pretty colour hey, I still have a 1/4 of the tin left and am tempted to paint anything that will stay still πŸ˜‰
      *groan* I think the mess gets worse before better so we keep going haha

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