and btw who does that? Who takes their competition along with them to pick? Unheard of and incredibly generous on her part - and I bought this for 10.00!!!
Now we're talking - don't have a clue when I'll be able to finish it because I'm actually drowning in piece to do - but I couldn't walk away from it at that price - just wasn't physically able to do it - even though I promised John that I would wait before purchasing any new pieces
Did I mention it was only 10.00?
I purchased a dresser that you are going to go nuts when you see - I promise you - if you're not already nuts
( and most of you are as nuts as I am already - this I know by now, lol ) than you will become stark raving mad.
AND I bought a dining table - and all 3 items came to the grand total of 100.00 - UNBELIEVABLE!!!
I took my camera so I could share photos with y'all ( I think I'm becoming a southern belle ) but I was so busy doing cartwheels I completely forgot I had it with me.
And remember the little bench I got for 5.00?
Well after a little bit of tape - and a little bit of stencilling - and a little bit of paint - and a whole lot of patience
it looks like this. When I finally got to take a good look at it I realized it was an Ikea piece - and because I am now officially a furniture SNOB I kind of held up my nose and thought Oh - it's Ikea - what am I going to do with this -
Now pls keep in mind I used to live in Ikea - was there all the time - never gave real wood a moment's thought - I'm such a turncoat really, lol
We'll see if it sells - if it doesn't it won't be the first time I sand everything off and start over ( won't even tell you how often I've done that - it's embarrassing really ) There were so many ideas crammed in my head on this one I just grabbed one of them and went with it.
I used graphite - paris gray and pure white - and left it pristine - no sanding or distressing on this one.
The Stencils come from the Dollar Store - and they're pretty incredible because they stick on to the surface which is such a plus - if you ever see them in your neck of the woods - BUY THEM - they look like this
And you can wash them out for a long time before it's rendered useless -
I added stripes to the legs for a little extra something something - not sure if I should have -
Ok - have to go now - my inbox is loaded with comments that I haven't had time to respond to yet -
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