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Monday, August 15, 2011

EXTRAORDINARY GUEST: Birdcage Makeover.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR HAVING ME HERE
DESIREE IM SO HAPPY TO BE
HERE AT 36TH AVENUE


HI, IM LAUREN AND MY BLOG IS
RESTORE OLD FINDS- WEATHER I BUY THEM
AT A THRIFT STORE, ANTIQUE SHOP OR
FIND THEM BY THE SIDE OF THE ROAD!
yes that was me loading that piece of furniture in
my trunk!

TRANSFORMATIONS TO FURNITURE OR
OTHER DECOR CAN SOMETIMES BE DONE FAIRLY QUICKLY DEPENDING ON THE PIECE. SOMETIMES IT
DOESN'T NEED TO BE A MAJOR OVERHAUL.

I GOT THIS OLD BIRDCAGE AT A THRIFT STORE
FOR $5.00 AND I'VE SEEN ALOT OF BIRDCAGES
RECENTLY THEY HAVE BECOME A TREND.

HERE IT IS BEFORE..



BAD PAINT JOB, WITH DRIPS AND KINDA A
CREEPY COLOR. I WANTED TO
BRIGHTEN IT UP AND MAKE IT
A HAPPIER PIECE. I JUST SANDED IT DOWN
A LITTLE AND USED A MARTHA STEWART
COLOR CALLED MILK PAIL AND
TRANSFORMED THIS SAD LITTLE BIRDCAGE
INTO SOMETHING THAT WOULD MAKE
ME SMILE WHEN I LOOKED AT IT.

SO HERE IT IS AND I HOPE YOU LIKE IT



a closer look...


BIRD CAGES
NOT JUST FOR THE BIRDS!!!



I WOULD LOVE FOR YOU TO STOP OVER AND
SEE MY OTHER PROJECTS AND EVERY
MONDAY I HAVE A REVIVAL MONDAY
WERE I FEATURE YOUR PROJECTS!

HOPE TO SEE YA SOON



I have to say that Lauren has been one of my most loyal readers from the very beginning... I believe she is among my very first 25 followers and I have featured her work multiple times because it is simply amazing.

I know Lauren that you  want  to collect my stickers so I am giving you the...



Thank y♥u for visiting and helping me out!

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4 Comments:

At August 16, 2011 at 5:28 AM , Blogger Maggie @ Midwestern {Sewing} Girl said...

Oh, Lauren! It's lovely! How on earth do you find such amazing pieces???

 
At August 16, 2011 at 5:52 AM , Blogger lauren @ West Furniture Revival said...

Thank you so much for having me Desiree and thank you
Maggie for the great comment!

 
At August 16, 2011 at 6:07 AM , Blogger Paula Parrish said...

Hello Desiree,
Thanks for introducing us here in blog land to Lauren. I linked over to her blog and checked out her amazing furniture makeovers; her projects are so creative. Who would think you can do that with an old bench? Thanks for sharing.
Smiles, Paula

 
At August 16, 2011 at 7:08 PM , Blogger Amanda said...

Oh my goodness that's SO lovely!

 

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