Friday, August 13, 2010

new old bookcase





hello all, hope you're having a productive week! i sure am! so far this week, i've painted a lamp, recovered a shade for that lamp, painted a night stand, a round dining table and this bookcase. for now that's all i'm gonna show you! the others will come later:). this bookcase was given to me by my mil. and it has seen several coats of paint in several colors. when i got it i painted it green, then later i painted it my fave white, tiramisu. and put scrapbooking paper on the back wall of it. you can see that version here. so after i made my hutch, which you can see here. i had to move the bookcase out. so i repainted it tiramisu and then stenciled it w/ paint i mixed (black and brown). i just love this stencil, it's my sister K's. she once had it in her living room on one wall w/ a tone on tone golden yellow color. it was so pretty! anyway, i just love how this turned out! :) thanks for visiting, i will be linking up to some of the thursday, friday, sat., sun. link parties on my sidebar. please go take a look at what everyone has been up to! thanks again! have a creative weekend!

17 comments:

  1. So creative, I love the bookcase! Thanks for stopping by my blog to say hi!
    --Leigh

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  2. This is beautiful! You've had quite a productive week! La

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  3. Oooh! I live in New Orleans and LOVE fleur de lis (of course!). beautiful job!

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  4. Very nice! It turned out so well! Great job.

    I'd love for you to check out my site for a fun giveaway!
    http://alittleknickknack.blogspot.com/2010/08/another-csn-store-giveaway.html
    Have a great day!

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  5. Your bookcase is very cute! I love taking things and re-doing them....it's my passion. Looks like you have the same passion I have! :)
    thanks so much for linking up to Treasures and Trinkets Thursday, it was wonderful to see what you've been up to. :)
    Have a great weekend!
    Hugs
    Missy

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  6. This is really pretty! I love that the detail isn't overpowering the unit. Lovely blend!

    Donna

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  7. I think this is an awesome idea...very creative indeed. Thank for joining in on the party..hope to see you again. Have a great weekend. Debbie

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  8. OMGosh, I love this. I'm a fleur de lis kinda gal, lol. Just stop by my blog sometimes and you will see fleur de lis' by the dozen Ü

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  9. thanks everyone! love to hear your feedback!

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  10. Ooooooooh - isn't it cool to get a really great customer!! Yeah for you!!

    I just browsed a bit of your blog. You are Ms Active. You sure get a lot done!! How do you do it?

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  11. I so love the black stencil on the bookshelf.....that was brilliant!

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  12. That is so neat with the stencil. I love it. Ok...that's three terrific projects I've seen in one month...I'm following you!

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  13. Thanks for visiting my blog! I love this bookcase!

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  14. I wanted to let you know that I have featured this project on my blog for my post revealing my August bookmarks. Wonderful job.

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i love receiving and reading all of your comments! i may not have time to reply to all of them, but please don't let that stop you from leaving them! when i do get the time i will come by and visit you and see what you're up to! i am starting a new business venture so my time will be short for a while, until i get things up and running-thanks for understanding! keep creating!