My Bamboo is Peacock Blue

July 13th, 2011

I have to say thank you to all of you for your suggestions on what color to paint the faux bamboo chest I scored last weekend while out thrifting.  Quite frankly, it’s one of those pieces that would look really good in any color, but there were a few comments that coaxed me toward peacock blue. 

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Ooh, rich bluey-turquoise . . .

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Make the gold hardware pop, yes that’s a must!

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Yes, me likey colors of the ocean, thanks for reading my mind Andrea.

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Amen sister, peacock is da bomb. 

So I busted out of my ‘just paint my furniture white’ box I fit so nicely into, and pulled off a bold shade of glossy peacock blue.  You saw the faux bamboo chest a few days ago that I dragged home from a thrift store.  faux bamboo chest

Check out this hottie now:

peacock blue faux bamboo chest with curtain

Now that’s what I’m talking about!

I love it, don’t you? 

 

 

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Welcomes + Winners

July 13th, 2011

Good evening!  What a great conversation going on with yesterday’s article, asking how you all feel about open shelving in kitchens.  I’ve read every comment, a few of them funny, many of them informative, and so many opinions on both sides, thanks so much for sharing and keep ‘em coming!  With such great feedback, I’ll be sure to write up another ‘Timeless or Trendy’ spotlight next week so we can all debate another topic some more.

I want to take a moment to introduce you to a few of my new sponsors.  Please welcome The Inglenook Decor, a source for unique and stylish home décor.  They have so many fantastic items for sale, from rugs to lighting to furniture to home accessories.

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Here are a few of my favorites:

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Bridgitte table; crown cake stand; burlap bucket lantern; Trina Turk zig zag rug; feed sack ottoman; Degas artist table

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