Monday, October 24, 2011

Grey and White Bedside Table

I've had a reasonably productive day - did some paid work (business consulting), painted some furniture, baked bread and cooked lamb shanks for dinner, did reading in my son's kindergarten, cycled for 40 mins (stationary bike in my lounge room), picked up a cabinet, did some housework and I even remembered to get ham for the kids' lunch tomorrow.

I've finished a quick makeover on a little vintage bedside table. The very top part of this had badly peeling and broken veneer so I just peeled it all off and sanded down the wood underneath. I then painted it all a greenish-grey and painted the trim in white. I think it's very sweet.

And here is the before photo. If people even dusted and polished their furniture before sending it in for auction I'm sure they would get heaps more money for their items. Although I'm not about to suggest that to the sellers....

In regards to my broken arm's progress, it's less painful today. I'm doing my physio exercises every 3 hours and I have booked into one of sydney's best hand and wrist orthopedic surgeon for a second opinion next week. I'm just not 100% happy with the alignment of my hand.

Anyway I hope you've all had a good start to the week also.



  1. I love the paint colors you chose. The paint totally changes the look!

  2. So cute! Glad to hear your arm wasn't too bad today :)

  3. Lovely project!! Sending smiles from Sunny South Africa :)

  4. OMG it's gorgeous! I LOVE it! And I thought I'd had a productive day... you win hands down. How organised are you! A-M xx

  5. Fiona it's fabulous....or should I call you SUPERWOMAN!! You have been quite productive.


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