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Topic: Henna Themed paper organiser  (Read 2282 times)
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« on: April 08, 2012 07:02:50 AM »

I got this amazing wooden drawer system (I honestly have no idea what it's called!)  from freecycle.  Grin Its was super handy, and I loved everything about it, except how it looked. I lived with it for ages, but a few days ago I decided I couldn't look at it a day longer!
Here is a teaser pic: (So I dont get a before pic as the thumbnail!)  Wink

I dont have a good pic of it before, but you can see it here, next to the PC:

I was going to sand it all down, put was to lazy, so I just painted straight over the top...  Roll Eyes

I did the drawers first, they are free hand, with small Henna designs on them, also done freehand.

Here is a better pic of the drawers:

It didn't take to long in the end, or, I should say, It didn't tka me as long as I thought it would, and I am quite pleased with it. Some of the deasigns are a little wonky, but I didnt make any huge mistakes, so for that I am hugely grateful!!

What do you think?

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« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2012 07:16:59 AM »

It is wonderful - I would love to have a organiser like that.

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« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2012 07:24:33 AM »

Not only is this wonderful, as soon as I get the pin it button on this computer, it is pinned.

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« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2012 02:11:12 PM »

It turned out lovely!

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« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2012 07:35:22 PM »

That is so pretty!

« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2012 04:33:08 PM »

beautiful work, i love the colors you chose

« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2012 10:10:55 AM »

Thanks Everyone =D I am so happy with it !

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« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2012 11:32:48 PM »

Gorgeous lotus painting, whimsical but clearly marked drawers and a lovely color combi.  I am sure you are happy with it! Great make-over!!
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