I mentioned on a previous post, that I had purchased a few items from Goodwill for Aidan’s new Big Girl Room and that I had additional plans for them. So here I am. Last week, while Ryan was painting her headboard, I was spraypainting those items. However, our whites didn’t quite meet up (even though I was the genius that bought both of them…at the same time even…I blame it on trying to keep an overly rambunctious 4 year old from launching my iPhone through Home Depot). The headboard was painted with Glidden’s Dove White. A very clean, bright white. The GW items were spraypainted with Valspar’s Porcelain, a creamy, off white that looked old and yellowed next to the clean bright white of the new headboard.
Here are the befores:
Cranberry colored shelf, $2.00 from Goodwill
Brand new gold plastic frame, 99 cents from Goodwill
Black and gold (poorly) distressed metal butterfly house, $3.00 from Goodwill (my lovely assistant is holding it up for me to photograph)
Here are the first afters (or second befores, depending on how you look at it):
During the interim, I found a great frame made out of metal and that’s very heavy at a cute thrift shop called ” The Green Door”and bought some new paints, at Home Depot in pink, purple and aqua to go with her bedding.
Here’s the before on the new frame:
Grey-green metal ornate metal frame, $4.50 from The Green Door Thrift Store
And, the final afters:
I still haven’t decided how I’m going to pull all this together yet. I have a longer white shelf that’s a lot like the shorter one pictured here that I can put stuff on. I’ve ordered a monogram decal from a seller on Etsy that I want to put on a canvas (if it’ll ever freakin’ get here!) and I ordered a vintage Snow White poster in French (my girl has a thing for the Disney princesses but I will not do a room in the Disney princesses) on Ebay. So, we’ll see what happens. I’ll be posting along! Happy Metamorphosis Monday!