Friday, December 11, 2015

Vintage Oak Drawers with Bird Design

I decided to make these drawers a little special and hand painted some branches and a little bird on the front in a soft grey. I think they would be lovely in a baby's nursery. I've used this design before (initially inspired by Miss Mustard Seed) and I think its the perfect thing for lovely old oak drawers painted white.

The drawers are dovetailed, solid timber and all slide well. Crisp white chalk paint, distressed and waxed.  106w x 48d x 77h 
Pickup Lilyfield 

I tell you what I am so tired at the moment. I seem to be working so hard and not getting a lot done but maybe it's just that my work is all so scattered in so many directions at the moment. We did get the pavers laid for the kids play area in the yard. Personally I would have just preferred grass but it's where they play basketball (constantly) and hand ball so they needed a hard surface. Phil will plant a small garden to the left of the shed and grow mandevilla along the side fence which will soft it all and make it look less like a runway. 

I am painting some special bedsides and a small table and hopefully finishing the cabinetry in our lounge room... longest project ever...
then pick the kids up from an excursion at Parsley Bay, dentist appointments and then cook dinner for my sister in law's birthday. Happy birthday Lorraine! Looking forward to spoiling you tonight.

Have a lovely day everyone

Fiona xx


  1. I love the design! I am thinking of doing something similar on my front door!

  2. I remember being so taken with the design that Ms. MS had done - yours is a lovely reinvention! Thanks for sharing this beautiful creation... rest up!

    1. Thanks so much and If I’m not in touch with you beforehand have a lovely Christmas xx


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