Monday, March 24, 2014

Redecorating an Alcove



I have been working on Mom's old room.  I had the perfect day for it
today.  Rain with a minor thunderstorm.  A pot of hot tea and classical
music playing in the background.  Delightful decorating day.





I finished painting the occasional marble top table with Annie
Sloan's Old White.  I used it to paint the bust too.  I distressed the
table a bit but have yet to wax it.  I am painting so many items in
this room that I decided to wax everything at one time.




I want to find some French lace curtains to hang on the French doors.
I am looking for real statement panels.  I saw some panels at Soft
Surroundings that might be perfect.   I believe they have a pretty scalloped
edge and I do want them to puddle on the floor.  I also want to find
some antique books for the shelf at the bottom of the table.  These will
have to do for now.  

I can hardly wait to show you some of the other things I have painted.
As I teaser I will say that I am using Annie's chalk paint in
Provence.  I want this room to look like it could be in the south
of France.  That's it for today.  Have a good one!



Big Texas Hugs,
Susan and Bentley


8 comments:

  1. Very pretty Susan. I keep thinking I will paint some bookcases, but I am afraid of making a mess of them. I guess I need to do a little research.

    M.

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  2. Looks good . I like it ! Ok now ya got me intrigued as what you have been up to ! I love rainy thundery days and always have time for a pot of tea ! Thanks for sharing . Have a good day !

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  3. Looks very pretty, Susan. I have yet to use the chalk paint! :)
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  4. Looks pretty already and your plans are wonderful.

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  5. What a fresh and lovely entryway, Looks good.

    Isn't it amazing how painting can brighten and please?

    Well done, it all looks wonderful.

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  6. The little table and bust look wonderful. So fresh. Can't wait to see what else you are up to ;-)

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  7. It's all looking wonderful.
    Merle..........

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  8. Beautiful! I love the little table. I have a link party on my blog that is live right now and I would love if you stop by and link this beautiful post. http://mariaelenasdecor.blogspot.com/
    Enjoy your day. Hugs.
    Maria

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