April 19, 2013

Chippy Bench in Teal Zeal

I want thank all of you for your sweet comments about our new baby and our family photos. If you missed that post you can click here.
I forgot to mention that we are having another girl which is perfect because I kept everything that belonged to Elise.


Now on to the furniture!

My client wanted to makeover a bench for her little girl's room. 

BEFORE


AFTER



I felt like my staging was lacking so I called in reinforcements!
She makes the bench look so tiny when she's jumping off. 


The paint is Teal Zeal by Behr and I used my orbital sander to distress. I went back with a light grit sanding block to smooth it out. It gave the bench a great chippy look! After I distressed I sealed with paste wax.
The pulls are from Hobby Lobby and the fabric in the drawer is from Joann's. 

My client used that fabric to make curtains so I added it to the drawer to hide ugly stains left over the years and to tie the bench into the room.

15 comments:

  1. Just beautiful!!!
    Love the color - love the distressing - and love your little " stager " :)
    XOX

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    1. Thank you, Suzan! I think I took about 65 pictures and had to narrow it down to these two. Thank you for stopping by : )

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  2. your distressing is perfect. love everything about it, especially your little model improving the picture!

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    1. Thank you! She was more than happy to help. Thank you for visiting and have a great weekend.

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  3. It turned out beautiful! I was thinking your staging was perfect- then the little darling! Truly perfect. So I just need to add a little girl to all my photos!

    Beautiful blog, We are joining you. Please check us out.
    Peace,
    Linda and Jeannie at The French Hens Nest

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  4. This is a beautiful color you distressed with! I love it! I am a new follower from southern charm! I would love for you to stop by my blog and hopefully follow me back. Have a great weekend, Nicole!

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  5. This is gorgeous, love the color and the way it is distressed. Beautiful job! Another girl fantastic!

    Cynthia

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    1. Thank you, Cynthia. I'm excited about having another girl....scared in about 13 years from now but excited.

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  6. Love the color and distressing on this! It looks like it's new owner is thrilled! I'm an new follower from Green Willow Pond. Have a great weekend!

    Hugs,
    Deborah

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  7. LOVE LOVE LOVE this bench. It is such a great color and gold finish is perfect! If you get a chance, please link this to my linky party: http://suburbsmama.blogspot.com/2013/04/sunday-linky-party-4.html

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  8. It is totally beautiful! Great job, I love the colour and the way you distressed it.
    Krista @thehappyhousie

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