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« on: November 13, 2006 03:51:02 PM »

Ok yesterday's project ended up being painting my daughter's desk. It had been a lime green with lavendar drawers (oops paint we had) but it was time for those colors to go. We went to Wal*Mart and while looking around saw some gorgous wrapping paper that my daughter loved. It was a chocolate brown with a dark teal
floral/paisley type pattern on it. Now sadly I don't have the skills to
duplicate that pattern nor did I want to spend $3 on a roll of wrapping paper in order to figure a way to do it so we got some chocolate/walnut colored spray paint, some pearl teal acrylic craft paint and gold craft paint and this is what we came up with. Under $10 for supplies and the original desk was about $10 or less at a thrift store, and she's had it for a few years. Also painted
the knobs which came from an old dresser of ours.
you can see pics at

desk 001 by wickedpenguins, on Flickr

desk 004 by wickedpenguins, on Flickr

desk 003 by wickedpenguins, on Flickr

desk 002 by wickedpenguins, on Flickr
« Last Edit: April 06, 2011 12:09:34 PM by PixieVal - Reason: revealed images » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2006 04:00:06 PM »

That came out beautiful....nice choice of colors!
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2006 04:13:09 PM »

I thought so too, I love those colors together but she picked them out herself. She's not quite 9 too. Pretty good tastes if I do say so myself. LOL
The brown is more chocolate looking in RL.
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2006 09:49:18 AM »

That turned out beautifully.

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« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2006 07:55:28 AM »

I love paisleys! & I love the desk!

« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2006 08:04:12 AM »

i love the colors! and the paisleys! what a cute little desk  Cheesy
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