Saturday, July 28, 2012

Pretty White Secretary..

So this is the secretary that I picked up for free from the curb. The best kind of stuff. Well it has sat on my porch for about a year now. Well now it's all done and here it is. I painted it white and sanded it down. I glazed the drawer fronts with a turquoise glaze and absolutely did not like it. I mixed up some white glaze and put that on over it.  I waited for it to dry and resanded it than I waxed the whole thing. The inside part proved to be a huge pain in the butt. I was so ready to get it done. I put some small legs on it that I had and some paper stock on the back for some color. The best part is that I didn't pay one cent for this project. Everything that I used I already had around my house. Not bad right..














10 comments:

  1. Love it! I've seen secretary pieces before, but never one like yours. Plus, free is always such an awesome feeling!

    Angela

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  2. Thank you and yes it is. I just love getting free stuff. It's funny what people throw out as garbage. I guess that saying is true.

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  3. what a unique desk! i have never seen one like it- love that shape and the colors are so fun!

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  4. Somebody threw that out?! Love the turquoise hardware.

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  5. Thanks Cassie. Cynthia, yes they did. Can you believe that? Some people just can't see the potenial in things. All it needed was a little love. Lol

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  6. Love those turquoise knobs! I'm a new follower. I'd love you to drop by my blog also. x J

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  7. This is beautiful!!!!!! I am visiting from the sassy sites link party. I am you newest follower! I blog over at http://www.garagesalesrus.blogspot.com/ I hope you will stop by and do the same. I have a Show and Tell Saturday I would love to feature this project in! Email if you would be ok with that! garagesalesrusblog@gmail.com. I also have an awesome giveaway going on with a Cricut Machine! It's only got a few hours left on it so hurry over and enter!

    Robin

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  8. This is just gorgeous!!! Perfect distressing for this " heirloom " piece
    Your newest follower - would love to have you come by and follow back when you can!
    Big hugs,
    Suzan

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  9. Found this and love it! Via Garage Sales R U

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    1. Thank you I'm glad you liked it and thanks for stopping by my blog.

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