Good Morning!

I’m pretty giddy today…

The sun is out with no humidity, my wisteria are in full bloom, I just devoured my venti chai latte and I’m not going to lie to you – I’m eating a bag of M&M’s for lunch.

Perhaps the giddiness is the sugar rush?

I don’t care – I’ll take it.

I have been slaving away in the garage lately trying to get some painting projects done – one of which ended up being a bit more work than I had planned for…. but wait until you see the result!

But not today.

Today is a little sewing seat that was in my Grandmother’s basement.

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A little scratched and scuffed and the cushion is a little dated (and smells like moth balls) – so I thought I’d make it into a portable stool/side table that you could put next to a chair to hold your tea and magazines (that you never get a chance to enjoy).

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And look who came out to the garage to join me?

My girls love to use “real paint”.
No crayola for these two – they are desperate to use the stuff that ruins clothes and doesn’t wash out easily…

Just like Mommy.

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The tongue sticking out while she works and the paint all over her leg and clothes is “just like Mommy too”. lol

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Back to the stool – sand and prime.

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Then two coats of Benjamin Moore’s “Revere Pewter“, which they advertise as a soft grey with warm undertones – but seems to look beige at my house?

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Some updated fabric to reupholster the cushion seat and done!

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You’re going to be sick of projects like these over the next week or so – but I’m loving them!

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Speaking of – I’ve been asked by a few people if I would do a class on refinishing furniture.

If you are in the London area – would you be interested in attending?  Bring your own piece and we can work through it as a group to give you your own before and after?

 Have a great one!

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