Saturday, 14 April 2012

The power of paint and using what you have.

This is the room I made for my Grandchildren.

The bed heads were very old so I painted them the same shade as the walls but in Oil based satin paint, they blend but still look good.
I recovered chairs and made cushions.
 I kept the drapes plain, white linen, we have big views so things need to be simple.

 The bed linen is mail order, white with an embossed pattern and pale blue micro fiber blankets, all wash well.

 Other furniture got painted too, its looks white but I always use just a  hint of cream.

Before I painted the headboards I glued on rubber molding, cost just a few dollars but makes big dollar impact.

I embroidered these fun cushions and it was finished.

I love blue and white, it suits seaside homes and have tried to have some blue and also green in most rooms.

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