today’s first before & after is the perfect example of why my favorite color combination (yellow and grey) works so well together. jenn from chet and dot spotted this sad little secretary on the side of the road and brought it home for a little makeover fun. there was a hole in the front of the fold down panel (presumably for a lock) that jenn cleverly patched with a wine cork and then puttied over and sanded down. the veneer on the secretary was warped and peeling, so jenn sanded it down and applied a grey-tinted primer that worked so nicely with the yellow that they used it as paint for the inside and knobs. the body of the secretary got a coat of bright yellow paint and voila! a brand new piece. great work, jenn!
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CLICK HERE for kristen’s table makeover after the jump!
i love when people paint furniture and leave some of the natural wood showing, so i was really happy to see this piece from kristen hamilton of ‘i keep my ideals‘. kristen finished this table for her best friend, kelly and i love the v-pattern she created with paint. great job, kristen!