Tuesday, July 26, 2011

The First Ugly Step Sister...

The story continues (see post below if you missed the once upon a time part).  The first ugly step sister was tired of being called cheap and glossy.  
She had seen some hard times, a little girl with a magic marker, coins glued to her top, a few dings and dents.  But she knew a better future was in store.  She threw off her traditional ways, and with a little sanding and primer and paint (gray and white), she became a hip and chic piece,

complete with new jewelry (I had to retrofit handles, used washers to hide the old holes).
Step sister number one hopefully will soon be living a new, glamorous life in a new home.

11 comments:

  1. She's beautiful! Definitely no longer the "ugly" stepsister!!

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  2. That is SO cute! Did you hand-paint all those flowers out of your head??

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  3. Excellent! I really like the way this turned out! The distressing is great and the flowers on top are adorable.
    Great job!!
    Lindsay
    www.craftyladylindsay.blogspot.com

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  4. Great makeover and love how you used washers to cover up the holes--inspired!

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  5. So cute! And aren't you the clever one! I'm going to have to remember the washer idea. Brilliant!

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  6. The color is fab and I really like the style of the flowers. Great job

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  7. Doesn't even look like the same piece, it's adorable.

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  8. WOW I LOVE it!! The flowers are a perfect whimsical touch...did you do them by hand?!

    LOVE it :)

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  9. ooo I love these! so adorable-- love the hand painted flowers and such!

    -Bonnie @ Revolutionaries
    http://bonniegetchell.blogspot.com

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Thanks so much for taking the time to comment, I really appreciate your kind words!

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