Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Chelsea's Coral Vanity

Good Morning ! Hope you all had a great long weekend !  Out in blogland , I saw this coral painted vanity ..So when my daughter bought her house I said remember that coral vanity :) It took an afternoon and as you can see by the before and after it looks fabulous !

We used the homemade chalk paint recipe of 3 parts paint to one part plaster of paris and water. This did take 3 coats. We had already painted the walls in the bathroom a pale grey color , and she has a pale grey ruffled shower curtain.. She used the original hardware that she spray painted with the hammered finish . Today we are supposed to get started painting the kitchen cabinets . We are also going to make a roman shade for her dining area ... I found directions on Pinterest and can't wait to see if it works !
This Friday we got a huge storm that knocked our power out for 22 hours ! There was so much tree debris in the yards , lots of trees and branches down ..we weren't supposed to get power back until Sunday night , but luckily we got it back on Saturday.  We ended up renting a generator to keep our refridge and freezer working ,and just in case it rained again that it could run the sump pump. Totally not fun ! I  could not have lasted in pioneer times :)

I have made some progress on the big flower blanket .. I love it .. Even though its only 3 colors I am not bored with it yet ! I have 6 rows completed ..

I finished this Lizzie Kate ornament Sunday , for #santasundayxs on Instagram

and also finished this October wordplay .. I also started September .. I need to get some finishing done on all the cross stitch pieces I have completed .

My zinnias are growing fabulously .. I was so glad the winds did not wreck any of my gardens.. These zinnias are at least 4 feet tall .. some are close to 5 feet..

It is quite enjoyable to be able to pick them for vases ! I am sure going to miss them when the growing season is over !

 Have a wonderful day ! Hopefully I will be back soon with some kitchen cabinet makeover pics :)
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Kris said...

I love, love, love Chelsea's coral cabinet! So cute! Wish I could see her house for real! Yours too!!
Sorry to hear about that bad storm! Glad your zinnias were spared!!!
Keep those DYI home projects coming. Love it!!

Barb said...

That vanity is so much prettier!!! Love the zinnias!

Pamela said...

Such a great makeover! Thanx for sharing at THT.

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Love the coral vanity, how fun is that. Thanks so much for joining Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

Katie said...

What a great makeover! The coral makes such a difference! Love your flowers too!

Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

Wow, what a difference that beautiful shade of coral makes on that vanity! And your zinnias are gorgeous!