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Here is an old solid wood entertainment centre that I painted several years ago for our then purple and green bedroom
We also had roses in the theme to match our drapes and bed covering..so I painted these on the furniture ..Well when we decided to have a lovely new bed cover that was turquoise with birds on it ...it was obviously a color change for the bedroom and a repaint on some of the furniture ...this is what I did
I first rubbed down the old painting with sand paper and then hand painted the entertainment centre with a country cream and two shades of turquoise ....just two accent walls are turquoise and the rest of the room is country cream with lots of bird and turquoise accents
I accented the cute drawer with a deeper turquoise and then hand painted silhouettes of birds and branches ...I also painted the drawer pulls brown ...then shabby chic'd it with a dry brush of brown ...
The top shelf and the wood frame was also painted a robin egg blue and I hand painted another bird on the shelf and just two on the top of the unit as I intended to put ornaments on the top of it ...
As you can see below I painted the sides of the unit in a paler turquoise to the wall color and hand painted more brown bird silhouettes on each side ...I then Anne Sloan Clear Waxed the whole of the unit so that it would not chip and would be more hard waring
This is an old solid wood bedside table that we use as a telephone table ...I just love all the curves etc. of this table ...above is how I had painted it for the purple bedroom and below is the after finish for the new cream and turquoise bedroom
I just LOVE how it turned out and the crystal drawer pulls were meant to be temporary whilst I found the perfect bird shaped ones ...but I just love how they picked up the color and haven't changed them yet ..I will if the perfect bird ones come in to my life
Of course I love extra detail so I just had to paint a bird inside the draw ....it makes me smile every time I go in there
Here is the finished piece of furniture ...we have acquired a lovely modern television since this photo was taken
Some of the selection of my pillow designs I make ...I hope to reopen my shop in about 4 weeks when I am getting on well with my recovery from recent Spinal Surgery
Here is my cute bird bed comforter that inspired the whole room
As you can see birds are everywhere ...i tried not to over do it
See how nicely the painted entertainment center looks
I love my little bird cage on the wall ...I found these cute turquoise birds ..just perfect for our room
I found this great chair that is just filled with embroidered birds at the thrift store just by chance ..had to snap it up ...just as new and I only paid $35 !!! ...
So that is my little tour of our bedroom ...hope you enjoyed it ..most of the photo frames etc I painted to match as well ....the teddy bear oil painting doesn't really go but I painted it in 1996 and I just love it so it had to stay
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I love anything artsy I especially love sewing and vintage prints and shabby chic ...pretty feminine things to adorn the home