I've been on a furniture painting frenzy lately!
Truth is, it was necessary as my stock was pretty much non-existent.
And that is not good when you have a booth to fill and shows coming up!
Today's project is a cute little bookcase.I snagged this bookcase a couple weeks ago at a yard sale.
My boss's parents (who are all about the sales!)
came into the shop I work at and told me
I needed to check out a sale just down the street.Of course, I listened to their advice!
It's good to have connections! :)
It turns out, this couple had bought a foreclosure house.
The previous tenant had been a certified pack rat.
And had left EVERYTHING.
They were cleaning house.
And I scored!
With it's simple, clean lines,
(and horrible olive-green finish)
this girl needed a little character!
I snapped this grainy picture at night with my camera phone.
But it gives you an idea of the awful color that was on this piece!
I had already added some white to it here.I painted the entire bookcase with one coat of white chalk paint.
Then I added Santa Fe Turquoise on the outside.
After using a coral and red combination last week
on the Little Round Table I rescued,
I knew it would give this girl just the right amount of character, too!
So I painted the top and bottom shelves in red
and the middle shelf in coral.
Now, instead of drab,
she's bright, cheery
It was a simple makeover for a simple piece,
but I love the look of this one!
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