It has been incredibly busy here these last three weeks. When I think I have a schedule or my day planned out I end up getting derailed. It's been a bit frustrating needless to say, but I am determined to continue writing posts and showing you all the new projects I have been working on.
When I started my new business in March, I didn't expect to do as many projects. I've already done over 100. I have been painting Monday-Wednesday while selling Thursday-Saturday, Sunday being my break day. I am very grateful for this opportunity and I am learning a lot in the processes.
Here is my latest DIY -
This dresser I painted, I used Maison Blanche paint in Colette. This color is a beautiful teal color and it was easy to work with. The top of this dresser is a slick surface so I gave it a rough sanding before I started to paint. I kno, I don't need to sand, however, because I have used two different chalk paints, I found sanding a slick surface helps the paint to adhere better, this is just my opinion, so try it out for yourself.
Here is the finished product and I added pewter knobs to the piece and it looked great. This piece only lasted a few hours before I sold it.
My next find was this lovely sewing rocking chair. This was an ugly brown and I gave it one coat of French Linen and Old White by ASCP. Once it was dry I distressed the chair and recovered the seat with this lovely orange damask fabric. I adore the distress and the French Linen and what's even nicer is the chair didn't last but 30 mins before it sold.
I do have a great DIY project I am going to share with you on Thursday and can't wait to show you all. I have it all written out too. Summer is here and the kiddos are out of school and I am a happy mama. Thanks for stopping by and have a great week.