Thursday, September 29, 2011

Tallboy revamp..

It's school holidays down here at the moment and I've got a couple of days of work..YIPPEE!!

Of course it's pouring rain, it does every spring school break..

Took the boys shopping yesterday and out for lunch,then tackled my bedroom drawers..

As usual I forgot to take the before photos..I just get to excited..

They originally started out as that awful orangey pine colour..

Two coats of white and we're looking good..

Lovely crystal handles..Almost complete..

A bit of sanding around the edges..

Then my favourite bit..

I printed of some french script words on my printer and copied them by hand onto the drawer fronts...So easy and effective.

A black marker pen was all that was needed..

Loving them...


  1. The chest turned out so cute. I love the lettering.


  2. Oh dear Tara you put me to shame. I was going to start a table re-do this holidays and now there are only 3 days left.Great job,I bet you keep checking it out every time you walk past.

  3. I love it Tara! Now I want one! Have a fun spring break with your boys!


  4. Beautiful blog, Tara. Love your name, too. :)

  5. What a makeover! It looks so amazing! I adore the black and white with the glass knobs! Clever you! X

  6. I love the knobs! What a great piece! You do such beautiful work! :)Alyssa

  7. It's adorable! (not as cute as Winston though, but what is? *winks*) I love the french addition! Vanna/your newest follower


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