Tuesday, June 21, 2011

TV Stand Make Over

Monkey Man and I are currently staying at my mom's "vacation cottage" in South Carolina! It's the perfect vacation house.
Cozy and on the Coast!

Only thing is that since my mom & step dad bought it -
they have been there twice.
and both times left zero time for decorating!
It's become sort of the dump pile for furniture.
Nice furniture. Just not matching! :)

So while I'm here ... I'm doing a little decoraring!
Nothing major -- just some painting, some decorating, etc.

Project #1: TV STAND

My sister has had this TV stand in college.
We really liked the shape - but it just didn't match the other furniture!

No problem -- Paint fixes everything!!

I primed it!
I'll be doing a whole post on the mistakes I made.
Seriously - it was a nightmare but I finally got it right!

Then I used SEVERAL cans of RustOleum's Heirloom White!

The white really freshens up the room!

I also removed the bottom shelf to make room for the bin.

I am also working on throw pillows, the coffee table and some artwork!
I can't wait to show you more!

and just because I LOVE it's new look ---
here's the before:

and the after:

What do you think?
We're enjoying our mini-vacation in Nashville -
but I hope y'all are having a great week!! 


  1. Looks great! How nice of you to spruce up the place!

  2. If I was your mom I would love you even more for that. Fantastic job. It looks so fresh and new.

  3. Great job! That looks amazing.

    I'm curious to read your "why primer is important" post! :)

  4. Wow!!! That looks fantastic!!! Great job!

  5. wow. what a change... looks so good.
    check out the gathered clutch I made..


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