You've seen many times my love
for all things
From tablescapes and dishes
to paintings and carvings...
I love cows.
Several of my favorite cows sat atop
Appropriately, it was painted
barn red and
looked like it could be a
Up until last week...
when I changed it.
I thought the look was very dated,
not to mention
the wear and tear on the piece
was quite obvious.
Since I still loved the piece
I decided to just transform it
right on top of
the barn red it was already painted.
I also only used one coat of
preferring the look
of the barn red
peeking through here and there.
I added the clear wax
I then added the
I took the doors off
and the drawer out
I left the insides the barn red.
I love the outcome.
I restained the top
and buffed the entire piece.
It now looks .....
well like a new barn!
I need to get new knobs
but I have not found the ones I want.
I actually don't know what I want,
but I know that I'll know when I see them.
(Did you get all that?)
the cows have a lovely new (old) barn.
Linking this with Miss Mustard Seed and Romantic Home and Funky Junk Interiors...and of course, Be Different Act Normal! and Metamophosis Monday! and Wow Us Wednesdays
till the cows come home!
I love your cabinet and your cows. Take a look at my blog if you have a minute and see the bull I rescued from the Goodwill bin. http://kinserhome.blogspot.com/2011/06/where-is-herley-now.htmlReplyDelete
So nice to visit with you.
I love your cow picture its awesome FrancesReplyDelete
Love the cow!ReplyDelete
Oh, this is fabulous! Great makeover, and great "vignette."ReplyDelete
that looks awesome!! i love the color and how you distressed it!!!ReplyDelete
Love your Old White and barn red barn! We are cow crazy here too.ReplyDelete
Love those cow pictures. I have some in the same series. Your 'barn' looks great. Have a lovely Sunday!ReplyDelete
Wow! Your cabinet looks amazing! Such a pretty place to prop your cows up!ReplyDelete
I love cows, too. And the cabinet looks great - wonderful new color! LindaReplyDelete
I have a cow painting, too, but she doesn't have such a good looking barn as yours. Love the redo.ReplyDelete
Wow, it looks so much better. The top of that looks so new and pretty!ReplyDelete
Love this piece. I have a red hutch I am going to paint over with old white or old ochre. You have shown me how good it can look. Love your cow canvases, too. Thanks for joining WUW.ReplyDelete
I seriously need these cow photos. My husband is a rancher and the love of his life is cows (besides me of course! hehe). Can't wait to look around your blog :)ReplyDelete
Really love the new look! Great idea to leave the inside red!ReplyDelete
Over from WUW. Love the table and the cows. PerfectReplyDelete
I love it and the cows! Honestly this looks great,good job.ReplyDelete
Your cabinet turned out just wonderful! I think letting the red show through was a good idea. I have yet to begin my projects w/the chalk paint. Love the cow canvas, too. Can you share its source? Visiting from WUW.ReplyDelete
This looks fabulous!! I LOVE the "barn" but I also love your cow art!! LOVE IT! Did you paint them?ReplyDelete
I just found you and am a new follower :)
Looove it, the transformation is wonderful! I also love your large cow painting, your whole vignette is perfect! Thanks for sharing! Debbie @ Cottage Hann~Me~DownsReplyDelete
your piece looks fabulous!!ReplyDelete
may i ask...did you paint the giant cow painting? i love it!
or can you share where you found it?