Saturday, October 12, 2013

Teal Furniture Makeover {Guest Post from Craft Dictator}

Happy Saturday, everyone! Today it truly is a happy Saturday at Two It Yourself.  We're so thrilled to welcome our first guest blogger, Cara from the Craft Dictator.  Let's give Cara a big warm 2IY welcome.  
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Today I'm going to talk about a piece of furniture I recently redid!  I got this white piece of furniture from my mom a couple of years ago.  It has lived in a bathroom, a kitchen, and a living room.  Currently it is in my hallway.  It is a very versitile piece of furniture that is great for storage, but we never really painted it.  It was kind of painted white but it wasn't painted well.  Then I got polka dot knobs on it about a year ago but never repainted it!  For some reason last weekend I decided this was going to be the weekend this piece got painted! This is what it looked like before I started.



I took it out side and cleaned it up and took off the knobs to get it ready to be painted!
I decided that turqoise would be the color I wanted.  Just because I love the color!  I started by taping off the top and just painting the bottom.  Some of the little cubby holes were hard but I eventually got it a solid turqoise after a few coats of paint!

Then I decided I wanted to stripe the top.  I thought this would be cute with black and white stripes on it!  I taped off the whole top in even stripes.


Then I painted it all black. 


I didn't want to mess up any of the stripes so I let it dry for a little over an hour.  I sometimes like to jump the gun and take the tape off too soon! Once I took the tape off it looked like this.

It was now ready for the polka dot knobs to go back on and to be moved inside!

I absolutely love the way it turned out and it definitely adds a pop of color to my hallway! 

Thanks for coming by and I would like to thank 2IY for allowing me to guest post!

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