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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

I'm Just Painting Stuff Again

 Pssssssssssst...see that stunning brown Pine Factory stereo stand? Purchased in 1988? Isn't it dreamy?
How about those forest green baskets? You love them, don't you?
Yeah, me neither.
So grab the Rustoleum 2X Gloss White and Satin Aqua.
 Oh, and wash the nasty basket liners. Seriously, don't you people ever clean?
 There's nothing like a fresh coat of paint to bring something back to life.
 I think they're ready for a new, useful life up in our room.
 And paired with the revitalized stereo stand, we have a new chest of drawers for practically free.


Grab an end, would you please? This thing is heavy.

Between Naps on the Porch 
Today's Creative Blog

34 comments:

ourlifeinaclick.blogspot.com said...

Very PB-esque! I think we're finally getting back to doing some projects. It's been a long winter!

Sherri B. said...

This one is really amazing...I can't count how many times I've walked past those things at garage sales. I will have a new respect for them now!

Michelle @ Dream Home DIY said...

Looikin good mama! Really love that you went white with the pop of color in the baskets

Rust-Oleum said...

Amazing! Those baskets pop and this project inspires. Great work and thanks for using Rust-Oleum. Keep up the amazing DIY work.

- Rust-Oleum Scott

JaY said...

How fantastic is that! You've convinced me, I'm painting my ugly Easter baskets and giving them full-time, year-round uses.

Kim K. said...

You are definitely in spring cleaning mode. Looking good.

Bambi said...

that is just so dang pretty :)

Krafty Kat said...

So bright now and not that dull ugly brown & green! What did you do with the big mirror????? The suspense is killing me!

Sarah AKA The Thriftress said...

Excellent makeover and repurpose. Love it now!

Michelle L. said...

Ooo, what a fun project, and YES, BY GUM! That IS a chest of drawers! Genius. And beautiful!

La Vie Quotidienne said...

What a difference...wow! These are really looking seriously good.

AliLilly said...

WOW!! I love it!! and where did you glass bottom cloche!! it's so cool!!!!

Life in Rehab said...

Hi Ami,

Thanks! And the cloche? Oh, that's an old cheese dome and a jar I Frankensteined together.

http://sunnyslifeinrehab.blogspot.com/2010/06/under-dome.html

Janelle said...

Ok that's it... I'm buying pale blue spray paint! I've been seeing a lot of projects around blogland in this color and I saw a spray paint kind of like the shade you used at the hardware store last month but didn't buy it. I'm dropping by there this weekend to get it. Lovely projects! :)

lisbonlioness said...

I need this colour, too. I bet it would go SO well with my (intentionally) mud brown walls! Plus, this post was the last kick up the behind I needed to transform the spare room/ cat room/ big rubbish tip into a little craft space pour moi. Downside- the cat litter boxes are in there. Upside- IT'S A SPARE ROOM! I CAN DO WHAT I WANT AND GO MAD WITH AQUA!! Thanks, Sunny, for singelehandedly channeling a huge chunk of our rather meagre disposable income into purchasing spray paint and junk furniture :D

Michaela Dunn Leeper said...

Love the transformation. It's so light & refreshing now!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

What a great new life for this piece! Love the blue you used on the baskets.

Ginger said...

Love it! Another keeper. Thanks for linking up to Mad Skills Monday!

Katie @ EyeSpyDIY said...

That turned out so cute! Great work!

GardenofDaisies said...

What a great redo!!!

Christine - Tutorial Addict lol said...

OMGosh! That is AWESOME! I LOVE the color on those baskets! I'd never have thought to put baskets on there and use it like a dresser, what a GREAT idea!

Cherished Bliss said...

Thanks for linking up to Craft and Tell Tuesdays! Great job, I love the colors!!

www.cherishedbliss.com

abeachcottage said...

Love the re-do and the colour!

Ashleigh@Sincerely said...

This turned out great. I love the color of the baskets!

Becolorful said...

You know I love love love that blue. :P Thanks for linking up to Motivated Monday and here's to hoping you will keep the inspiration coming.
Pam

AmieAnn said...

Hi Sunny! Just wanted to let you know that I featured your upcycled shelf on my blog @ http://pinkapotamus.blogspot.com/2011/05/pink-hippo-party-29.html
Hope you stop by and grab your featured button!

Christine said...

This dresser is so cute! I love the white and blue colors. Awesome job.

Ty and Whitty said...

That looks beautiful. I for sure need to paint some furniture as soon as the sun comes out. I am visiting from the sew much ado linky party. Come and say hi. I am doing a really fun giveaway next week too :)

A mommy's life...With a touch of YELLOW
tyandwhitneyulrich.blogspot.com

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Hey there~ It came out just lovely- and I am loving the blue baskets! :)

Simone @ Doberman's by the Sea said...

Love the blue and white colors. YOu did well-again. Cheers

Tanya @ Greetings From the Asylum said...

Great idea. I have some shelves in my house that could really use a coat of paint! I'll get right on that....

Doreen said...

Nice re-dos! I enjoyed "meeting" you by reading your bio. Love the re-hab reference. It sorta matches my "Creative Therapy" lingo. I'm a new follower, and I invite you over to my blog for a cup of coffee and chat. http://altered-artworks.blogpost.com

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Just stopping back by again to say thank you for sharing this at FNF~ have a great weekend!

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

Fantastic! How great that those baskets fit so perfectly! Love the transformation!