Thursday, October 10, 2013

A Little Distressing Goes a Long Way

I finally did the distressing on the china cabinet today.  I wanted to share what a difference it made!

This is before distressing...


Now, after...


See the difference?  The handles stand out better.


I just can't believe I've went this long on not painting this sucker!


So much better...I can't stop staring....


And the top got a fresh new look.

Sara goes to the DR in the morning.  There has been a little improvement, so I thank you all for your prayers.

Now, I can get on to other things.   
I have a slipcover I am working on for a dear sweet lady in Texas.  This will be my first time doing this technique and I am so very happy that she entrusted me to do this. 

So stay tuned!


8 comments:

  1. Look wonderful. I agree, sometimes a bit of distressing does bring out the detail in a piece.
    Continues prayer and hoping she feels better.
    Hugs, Gee

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  2. Beautifully done! Love the blues/whites on the inside!! Great job!

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  3. I could not locate your email address. Just wanted you to know that you've been featured on my weekly Welcome Wagon Friday post where I introduce new bloggers to my readers. You should be receiving visitors shortly. Welcome to our neighborhood!
    Brenda
    http://www.cozylittlehouse.com

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  4. I love coming here Melanie and am SO glad I get your blog in my email. I always find rest here and joy. Everything is always so beautiful. Even your new china cabinet stressing project has inspired me. Thankyou. Prayers are with your dear friend.

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  5. Popping over from Brenda's blog. I love your cabinet. It is just gorgeous. And the blue and white has always been a favorite of mine. I see you have quite a collection and it looks great. Deb (Ontario, Canada)

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  6. Hi..just found you through Cozy Little House. Cute blog.

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  7. iI was just wondering with all the beautiful things you have, how big is your home?

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