Tuesday, 10 February 2009

Painting Tables

Yep, I'm off my miserable "missing my boy at Kindergarten" backside, and I'm paintin up a storm! LOL.

Well, reality hit me and I thought maybe it was time i cleared the hallway of furniture, it was fast becoming an obstacle course AND Shane was starting to require regular blood transfusions to make up for the blood he kept losing every time he banged into something.....(chuckle chuckle) but geez you'd think he would have gotten used to them being there by now and worked himself out a safety route huh?

Anyroad, to keep things peaceful ive done 2 bedside tables so hubbs can see that there is light at the end of the hallway... (until i buy more stuff to fill the hallway back up...ssshhh dont tell Shane, let him have his joy for 5 minutes).

Before....a lil bit cute n country but hmmm i had something better in mind.


After....love this now...can i keep it...in the hallway maybe..???


Now for something a little Oh-So-Sweet for a girlie girl like me :)
Woops just realised i didn't take a b4 piccie. Oh well, it was brown anyway.

I painted the sides pink with my roses.


You can pop on over to My Ebay this week to check these pretties out!

Another great thing about clearing the hallway and painting.....keeping my mind occupied during this tragic time we are experiencing here in Australia. However my thoughts and prayers are never too far away.....

Be safe, be strong, be happy and DONT SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF.

Love Shann xxx

16 comments:

Shabby Kim said...

Great bedside tables Shann... They turned out so pretty. It's amazing how such oridinary brown pieces of furniture can become so shabby chic and pretty with just a few coats of paint and some elbow grease. Love how you painted the sides of the chest of drawers pink with the roses. Take care and have a great week. Hope your little guy is enjoying school and isn't missing you too much during the day!!

shabbydreaming said...

Very pretty, my Fav is the first one!! They look great and great to keep your mind off things!
mandii

Connie said...

Fantastic, chick!!!! Makes me wanna go look at old tables now but no place to put it. But that is outstanding, I tell ya.....
Smooches girlfriend,
Connie

our shabby cottage said...

Tres magnifique Shannon!!!

My Pink & Cream Cottage said...

Good God Shann I don't believe it I have spent most this arvo on the net looking for the moulding??? you put on the front of the first cabinet (which I love by the way) So can you please tell me what they are called & where you got yours from???

Lyn xxx

~Becca~Bluebird Rose said...

They turned out beautifully!! I'm a big fan of painting furniture white!
Thinking of you;
:)
Becca

TattingChic said...

Oh, my gosh! Those turned out beautiful! You have quite a talent! :)

A Bite of Country Cupcakes said...

gLAD TO SEE THE sHAN WE ALL KNOW AND LOVE IS BACK INTO THE pAINTING swing of things...
All looks lovely!
And such a tragic time for Aussies but battlers our nation is and we will through the soot be a united front.
Prayers to everyone touched by this devastation

Sarah said...

Hi Shann,
I love the new painted table, so pretty. I think I need to let you loose in my place for a few quick painting jobs!
Will head over to your ebay auctions to have a look when I am finished here.
Sarah xxx

tales from an O.C. cottage said...

GORGEOUS! And so happy that you & yours are safe!

M ^..^

Thecraftytrundler said...

Love your makeovers!! They are real shabby chic! Taking something old, and unloved,and transforming it to something beautiful!!
I have been painting this weekend too, transforming items I have had for ages & never used, it's great fun!

Sharon xx

Melly said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!! You are one very talented lady, how long have you been transforming furniture into beautiful pieces of art?

I love coming to blogs like yours, they are so inspiring.

Take care!

Country Wishes said...

I love the Pot Cupboard, its just gorgeous, you have done an amazing job!!

XCherrie

tcalamity said...

wow, they look beautiful. very talented. My thought are with australia aswell.
xx
t
(uk)

Vicki said...

Hi Shannon
you are SUCH a clever chookie!!!
I love them
I'm with you as far as the fires go its just terrible.... my heart really goes out to them
I think times like this teaches people what is really important
take care
xxxx

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