Saturday, November 8, 2014

Before & After

Remember that little wood desk I picked up last weekend?!  Here's the before:
And here's the after:
I almost threw in the towel for this project.  First, I tried to spray paint it white.  No good.  Then I used some old chalk paint that got a little gloopy.  No good.
Yesterday I picked up some fresh chalk paint and it covered my mess perfectly!  I used Omni Gel to add this great French graphic (courtesy of the Graphics Fairy) to the front.  I'm so glad I didn't have to toss it and that I have a pretty place to store some of my fabric pieces.

Jeanine
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5 comments:

Felecia Cofield said...

It turned out beautiful! Isn't chalk paint miracle paint? I can't wait to use it! Thanks for sharing! Blessings from Bama!

Artsy VaVa said...

Wow! What a beautiful transformation.

Rhonda said...

I love it and totally understand the frustration of painting!

CelestinaMarie@SouthernDayDreams said...

Your writing desk turned out wonderful. I am trying to finish mine and you've given me lots of inspiration seeing yours complete.
Love it!!

Donna said...

What a beautiful piece! I'm glad you didn't throw in the towel! And it also helps to know that I'm not the only one who has projects that sometimes are a pain in the rear!!