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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

White Vanity for your White Wednesday....

With all this cold and rain it's a wonder that I can get anything done.
This past week, I was able to get 
this antique vanity painted.
Layers and layers of paint,
rubbed through, oyster, white, cream, and with an antique finish.
Its truly amazing what a coat of white paint
(numerous whites)
can do for a piece of furniture.
I know many people cringe at painting antiques,
but to me its a breath of fresh air.
White makes any room feel soothing, clean, fresh
and very calming.








Thanks for visiting me today, I am off to 
visit my best friends new grandson...
Such a sweet little pea in a pod...

19 comments:

FRENCH LAUNDRY said...

The vanity is fabulous. But I think that little new pea in the pod is awfully precious. Get some baby snuggles while you are at it!

Judy

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Ahhhh...she is soooo PRETTY! Hope to see ya at my Christmas Open House:)

Blessings,
Linda

My Shabby Roses said...

You always find the best furniture! Love it painted white!
Enjoy your baby time!
Debbie

Faded Charm said...

Love your paint job. Some pieces of furniture just need a face lift.

What a sweet little one.

Take care,

Kathleen

The Shanty Girl said...

What a beautiful vanity!! And a lovely bundle of joy. I love how you left the handles on the vanity unpainted, I like to see the patina on the handles.
Sherry

Cindy said...

as always, everything you get your hands on becomes a work of art... your posts are always a special treat...

cindy

Deanne said...

Love the vanity! Love the white I agree it makes everything look fresh and clean!

{Bellamere Cottage} said...

What a sweet little pea...and that vanity is delish..

Warm blessings,
Spencer

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

The vanity is luscious, gorgeous and totally should be white Loretta! Keep on painting!

Sue said...

Looks great Loretta, but I know your many talents very well, so I'm not surprised. Loved the picture of the baby! Nothing more precious than a newborn. See you soon.

Take care ,Sue

Lynn @ Honey Darlins Corner said...

I am IN LOVE with this vanity. I love the new life you gave it. I would love to learn how to paint the layers. The baby is beautiful!

Bella said...

Hi Loretta,
Your vanity is beautiful!! This is what I am doing this winter... breaking out the white paint... I have cringed at painting antiques, but the more I paint the more I want to paint:-))
Happy Whites, just make you feel good!
Bella

A Cottage Muse said...

The vanity is just lovely ~ great job!!

I hope you enjoyed visiting that sweet little one! I believe holding a new one is like visiting a fountain of youth!

Biljana said...

Absolutely beautiful:))
Hugs, Biljana

Michelle said...

Oh sweet little baby... and that vanity is to die for - love it!

Michelle

Stacey Steimle said...

I can see why your spaces at Country Roads Antiques are so DREAMY !!

Tara said...

Absolutely divine..Loving the vanity..xx

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