Hello! I know you kids think I fell off the face of the earth. But I didn't. Really. I've been painting away. No slacking on that part, just on the blogging part. Aaaactually, I've got exciting news which is partly to blame for my lack of blogging. I'll soon have a website. I've had the domain name for a while, but did some work in the past few months for a talented web genius who in turn is working on my new website for me. The new site should be up and running soon and the blog will then be hosted there. There will be before and after galleries, tutorials, the blog, items for sale, and much more. Be on the lookout for updates about that soon. Hopefully very soon.
Until then, I guess you're due some new do's, right? So, without further wait, here you go:
Look at this little beauty....NOT! This was a two-piece set Craigslist find. After going to the house, loading them in my car, and paying them their money, I started to doubt myself. I starting thinking...I probably shouldn't have paid $2 a piece for these things, let alone the amount I actually paid, which is more than usual for me. But they were sturdy and all the drawers worked good -- always a plus in my books.
They were painted a very nasty black paint that was super sticky to the touch. It was peeling on the top...which was in fact an ever dreaded laminate top, not the "100% real wood" which was advertised. Ugh, so here's what we had after a bit of sanding:
Oh, and here's a full shot of my faithful little assistant guarding the furniture. I just love this little guy: