Yesterday was a day of painting.
I suddenly got the urge to make the mood boards
I'd been planning in my head for a while.
The frames were bought last summer
on a day out in Derbyshire.
Now to choose a colour.
Annie Sloan Duck Egg Blue and Old White.
This paint is so easy to use and dries really quickly.
I gave them a couple of coats each
and while they were drying ...
an unsuspecting table, just minding its own business,
got dragged into the painting party.
Hmm... looked a little scruffy
(not to be confused with shabby. Shabby is good.
Scruffy is not!)
But now I was on a role!
I love this little cabinet
but I don't really do yellow.
But which colour should I go for?
Duck Egg Blue or Old White?
I decided on the Old White for the little cabinet..
and the scruffy table.
I added a bit of Cath Kidston wallpaper ...
and rubbed back the doors.
I used a thick paper backed foam from Hobbycraft
and covered it with wallpaper.
This makes an ideal surface to stick drawing pins into.
The wallpaper was a little short one side...
so I added a strip of fabric and a piece of vintage cotton lace.
I was really pleased with the white frame after it had been waxed
and sanded back.
Another CK wallpaper, this time in blue.
Fragments of gold showing through.
Shabby not scruffy.
Now to find a place to hang them up.
Hope you're having a good evening.