Thursday, September 22, 2016

Springtime and Painted Furniture

Good morning, I've been remiss blogging ebcuase the photo mechanism (picasa) that I used for blogging has been retired and it's taken me a while to sit down and research how to upload photos. Finally sorted it this morning. Hopefully...

Spring is definitely here and our garden is recovering from winter and months of neglect. We are also enjoying fresh cut flowers from the markets. How beautiful are these ranunculi. 

This is the wisteria outside our kitchen window at the moment. Such a splash of colour.

Our orchids are doing so well this year also. 

I have been painting and selling one or more pieces of furniture a day which is fantastic but a bit tiring. I'm looking forward to a break. It's such a logistics battle for me, moving furniture every day in my small space. I dream of a warehouse :) I was trying to rent a garage in a block of flats opposite our house but the owner of the block isn't interested despite there being 5 empty garages. Such a shame.

This is a sweet little serpentine cabinet I painted recently. It was in pretty bad shape when I bought it. The varnish was very degraded and it had heaps of scratches etc. I decided to paint it in ASCP Duck Egg Blue and distress it gently. Just a simple paint job but pretty.

I also picked up this gorgeous rattan chair and gave it a new life with paint and antiquing wax. I've actually painted this exact chair before and both times was tempted to keep them but hey, how many chairs do I need?

enjoy your day
Fiona xx


  1. I love the little cabinet! As you say, simply painted, but so sweet!
    Hope you have a lovely weekend, Fiona.

  2. Love that chair and also the petaled pillow in the other shot!


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