Not exactly a priceless antique, but I liked the carved details and thought I'd like it even better white.
Then I changed my mind and painted it turquoise. Or, to be precise, I painted it Martha Stewart Hummingbird Blue. Yes, on my kitchen table. That's how I roll. Hmm, note to self... clean out the garage.
Freshly painted, and a little too pristine for my taste, so I roughed it up a little bit around the edges:
Applied a dark glaze to accent the details and give it a little drama. Now it looks like it had an interesting past life, maybe storing feather boas in a bordello. But probably not.
Then I decoupaged some scrapbook paper to the frame of the interior mirror (and took a bad pic of it):
Finally, I filled it with my
I took a couple pics in different light and the color looks completely different. Here it is in the sunroom, looking slightly washed out:
And here it is in the bedroom with the color looking slightly more saturated than it is. Neither looks exactly right, but in person it is precisely how I envisioned it, and I guess that is what counts. :)
I'm partying at Furniture Friday, Potpourri Friday, Feathered Nest Friday, and Show and Tell Friday this week. Have a great weekend, and thanks so much for stopping by!