Just a quick little post, today, thought I'd just give you lovely people a glimpse of the progress being made on the furniture I showed you a couple of weeks ago. Steve and I have been busy with the Farrow & Ball, weather permitting, painting the pieces in between dodging showers, downpours and hurricanes!
This was the magazine rack, before. And after ...
with a coat of Farrow and Ball Vert de Terre (my favourite at the moment), it's actually the same paint as the chest of drawers behind, but looks a lot lighter. Think I might keep this!
Little cupboard, before ...
and after, painted in F&B Clunch, which I love. Was going to distress it and cover inside with polka dot sticky-back plastic (a la Blue Peter), but think I like it as it is. What do you think? Have actually just noticed that it has side panels that are definitely crying out for a bit of floweriness!
Haha, think I might keep this!
And my poor old tea trolley, looking very dejected, before ...
And here Tessie is now ...
I am going to distress and wax her, and then line the cutlery tray with something pretty. I just love her now! There is a tray that fits to the top but I haven't photographed that as it is still dirty dark brown, and covered with filthy felt that is proving very difficult to remove! I am keeping her because she will be invaluable at Vintage Fairs, filled with cutlery and linens, and in the meantime will live in my bathroom to store toiletries.
Hope you like them, but if I'm keeping them all (!) will have to find some more pieces to actually sell!
The weather is ok at the moment, (by which I mean it's not chucking it down!), very windy, but bright. For once I don't really care about the weather, as I'm off to Lanzarote on Thursday, for five days, with six of my lifelong friends, eeek! am beside myself with excitement!
Here come the girls!!!
Hope it stays nice for you all, and see you soon!
Love, Claire xxx