Enter my inspiration piece. I fell in love with the painting on this tray that I bought at a garage sale. So I decided I wanted to paint the chest in this way, with the same color green stripes.
Now I can paint a wall - and tape off stripes!-, but don't expect me to do much more than that. So for the flowers I wanted, I told my friend who is an incredible artist what I was looking for and in what colors. She did the most beautiful design. (If I knew how, I would edit out the cord and electrical plug. But I don't, so there you go.)
This little chest has been all over my house; here it is in the very boring living room (when the living room was still beige - many transitions ago!)
It has now found its home in my bedroom, as my bedside table. I had about a quarter of an inch to spare, but I love it there!
I also wish I knew how to take good pictures without a flash. Let's just say I'm a work in progress. Thanks for stopping by - your visits mean a lot to me. Have a wonderful week!
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