Monday, April 9, 2012

Spring Break and a Souvenir

 My girls were on Spring Break last week so we decided to spend a couple of nights in Lancaster, PA. It was so beautiful there....farmlands, open fields and the Amish. Amazing how they live and cook :) While trying to find the Strasburg Railroad....yes, we are tourists and will pay to do touristy things, we pass by a Goodwill. This of course takes precedence over the tourist trap thing. Let me tell ya, GW there was no tourist trap. I grabbed this as my souvenir.

We eventually found our way to our destination...



Yup, they're sisters believe it or not. They look completely different and they're personalities are completely different.



I painted my souvenir a mix of Paris Gray CP and some blue and white oops paint. Who said ya can't mix latex and CP??? It went on just like CP and saved me a lot of money. Then I glazed it in charcoal. Sprayed the pulls flat black and dry brushed them in silver. Lined the drawers and cabinets in some pretty fabric and I am loving my souvenir :)






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8 comments:

Terry said...

She's a beaut!

Chrissie said...

Beautiful piece! Thats my kind of souvenir!Love it!

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

WOW! just beautiful! love those curves!

Between Blue and Yellow said...

That is soooo pretty, great job!

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Now this is my kind of souvenir! You made a very dated piece just gorgeous... drawer paper and all!
I was delighted to read your post! I live right outside of Strasburg in Lancaster County! I have been to that Goodwill so many times! I hope you enjoyed my neck of the woods!
Yvonne

Susan said...

I'm so jealous! What a great GW find.. Love the color choices.. Would love for you to stop by my blog and check out my child's secretary I got from GW.. - Susan

victoriantailor said...

LOve this desk, all the little cubbys, love the treatment you did, great job!

The Kelly Tales said...

I stumbled upon your blog. Which I just love. I am learning how to do the "whole glazing thing," What glaze do you use? For my first glaze I used a clear glaze and mixed it with a stain, but that was disastrous! It dried almost immediately after applying it. So I had to re-sand and re-paint. Do you have any tips?