Wednesday, October 7, 2009

What Shall We Do With A Drunken Sailor?

This beast, that sits between our closet and the bathroom, was on our things-that-gotta-go-once-we-move-in list. Did I say "our?" I meant "mine."

In all fairness, Roger's exact words were, "It's fine. I like it. We can put stuff in it."

That is a just a glimpse into the deep, complex man that stole my heart.

And if you think I'm going to go against my husbands wishes, it's like you don't know me at all. That and I realized that the previous owners, who were here for 20 years, carpeted AROUND it.

So here it has stayed.

The upside is that it got rid of some more of my black paint supply, and gave me a chance do a lampshade/hotglue-a-thon/personality lift/improvement thingy using a fabric scrap that was just the right size. As long as you don't turn it around, look at it from the top. Oh, or from below either.

Changed out the hardware with some old pulls that I couldn't put back on our dresser since half of them were missing from my boys using them as hockey pucks, and, of course, a clock. That'll do, pig. That'll do.

14 comments:

  1. It is so cute and look haw adorably decorated it is!

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  2. I love your color choice. Does that brown have green in it, or is it just my screen? It looks so nice with the mustard yellow accents. Really pretty. And useful. Give Roger my approval.

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  3. i can't believe how much better it looks! wow. you didn't stain it or anything? amazing transformation.

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  4. Gorgeous I tell you, you are amazing with a can of paint!

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  5. Too bad you didn't have that air compressor business... oh wait then the doors woulda been black too. On second thought, hmmm.

    I love it. And the Babe reference. Who else thinks about that when they're in the temple? Am I allowed to ask that?

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  6. Yep. There it is. Looking all fab in black. Looks great. You make me laugh. Thanks.

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  7. Love it! Black us a completely over-rated color!

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  8. It's one thing to paint around something. But CARPETING around something takes it to a whole new level.

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  9. wow. I keep scrolling back to look at the original. I love that you worked with what you were stuck with and made it beautiful. The lampshade totally looks like something I'd do...and keep. :)

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  10. you won me over by using one of my favorite quotes *heart*

    nice job!!

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  11. When I saw the first picture, I actually thought, "oh, paint it black!" because that's the phase I'm in right now. But it looks great. Isn't it amazing what a little black paint can do?

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