Friday, April 13, 2012

Redecorated Parker Knoll 1970's Unit

So this is the after from yesterday's post. I am really chuffed with it - Jeff still thinks the best place for it is the tip! Total cost to purchase unit, new knobs, paint, etc. was only around £50.00 and tough that Jeff doesn't like it - I do! It'll be the only fixed piece of furniture in the therapy/craft room.

I have this local pick up search on ebay and that's how I found this 10 mins away. Bargain for £4.00. Owner was really happy as he thought he'd have to take it down the tip. Jeff took one look at him and also thought it should end up down the tip - the man has no imagination LOL.

Removed the glass doors, and the central drinks cabinet door. Undercoat with something recommended called Zinsser paint - which takes a bit of getting used to! Top coat eggshell paint mixed at B&Q. Purchased the drawer knobs from ebay - the photo doesn't really do them justice, they have blue and white stripes around them. I had left over Cath Kidston oilcloth from the tea trolley so was able to cover the 4 small shelves with them - again can't really see it, but close up is gorgeous and really breaks up the cream.

The tissue box I've already blogged, Joshua's girlfriend painted the Smile - Create - Relax words, I made the angel canvas and then decoupatched the SMB.

I am so bloody proud of this!

3 comments:

  1. I'm not suprised you're proud - it looks fabulous!

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  2. This is bloody fantastic!!!! Freya's mightily impressed with the duckling to swan transformation too x

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  3. This is bloody fantastic!!!! Freya's mightily impressed with the duckling to swan transformation too x

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