Welcome to my crazy life! I love to refinish and re create on a dime. Join me in this adventure creating beautiful in your home. I live in South Western Ontario, am married to the most amazing man (he has to be amazing to put up with all the "junk" I bring home) Together we have 4 GREAT adult kids, one daughter in law ( I couldn't have asked for a better woman for our son) and I'm Oma to the cutest and brightest little boy. Yes I'm biased!
Anyone who knows me, knows my favorite colours are red and green. I know they are Christmas colours and there may be a connection there somewhere. But really Green is my top colour. I love spring and summer and all things green in just about all shades, depending on the application that is.
I may be colour blind or decorating blind, but I think green goes with just about anything, in any room.
As luck would have it. I found the perfect project to play with my green paint.
Yes I know...the bottom drawer is missing in the pic, but I do have it. I had already taken the handles off since they were just 1980's kitchen handles and sooooooo did not go with this piece.
I did however like the little details at the bottom and the fact that it had it's original wood casters. Those things are special to me. yes I know, it doesn't take much to please me :)
I did strip it all down, re stain it and finished the top in a dark stain before attacking the body with a simple green paint.
I switched out the handles for these cute white distressed ones.
I did a very slight distressing at all the right spots.
the top turned out amazing!
This girl is 1/2 solid wood. I'm not sure what kind of wood it is, but I strongly suspect it's Ash.
Doesn't matter to me since I think it's just perfect the way it is.
And it reminds me that Spring is just around the corner.