Thursday, January 31, 2013

Out of my Comfort Zone


Hi everyone I thought I would do a little post ... just to let you all know I'm ok and share what I have been up to lately.

Well I finally got around to painting my buffet . I was going to paint it white, but then I decided to go out of my comfort zone a little and go with a blue.
Do you remember what it looked like before?  Here is a reminder :)
There it is in the back ... It looks so different now.  If you remember ... the chairs have had a make over too since this picture was taken.

It was so long ago that I started the transformation of the dining room, I thought it would never get done.  And  it's not ... not yet.
I am happy to say though, that the buffet is done and the painting of the walls and trim is about 90% complete.
here is a sneak peek at the walls and a full view of the buffet.

I hope to have a finished room to show you soon :)
Here are some more pictures of the buffet.
I used the same hardware to save some money ... but i think it goes really nice with the new color. 
I did a little distressing with some sand paper and added a design on the doors.
I added the design on the doors...by using a light grey paint and foam stamp.  Then to give it a little of a hand painted look, I did a little coloring in with some green craft paint and some out lining with a dark grey craft paint.
At this point I am really excited to finish the room... I will let you know as soon as I do.
I am so glad you took the time to visit ... I hope you will come back to see the finished room :)
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11 comments:

  1. That looks beautiful! I LOVE the color and that pretty stamp too!
    xx
    Anne

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  2. What a statement piece you've created. It's stunning and I also like the vignette with bust and flowers on top. ..very pretty.

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  3. That is a beautiful shade of blue - so happy and inviting! -- Jan

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  4. Welcome back!! Your buffet turned out gorgeous-and love the chairs beside it, too!
    Susan

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  5. Francine,

    I really love the blue you painted the buffet and the overall look of the room. It's so beautiful. You have done a magnificent job! I really look forward to seeing the full reveal, Welcome back, you were missed! :)

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  6. Wow...it is shaping up! Lovely details. :)
    Happy February~

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  8. What a great idea to go out of your comfort zone: the buffet is gorgeous.

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  9. Your buffet is divine! You are one of the features today at the Anything Blue Friday party at The Dedicated House. Here is the link to this week's party. http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2013/08/anything-blue-friday-week-21.html Hope to see you again at my little blue soiree. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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