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Sublimity, OR, United States
I am artist of texture and color. I enjoy working with textiles, mixed media and the graphic arts. I am an avid cottage gardener with a love for pass along plants and big fluffy pink peonies and pink roses. Many of my tangible creations reflect my love of the garden and all its wonderful colors. I have been selling my creations online since 2002 beginning as a hobby. After 10 years I quit the day job to pursue my art as a full time passion.

16 July 2021

July's passion project

If you have been following me on facebook or recently here on the blog, you know that I chose a "passion project" every month. Simply put, it is a project or challenge that I give myself the month to complete. Sometimes I will do 2-3 projects. This summer I have been doing some simple painting projects that I can do outdoors. 

For July, it was this beat up bakers rack I picked up at a garage sale last summer. I have been putting off doing anything with it because I had no idea what color to paint it. Always looking for inspiration, I stumbled on a post in a group on facebook that used the color Ink Blue on a similar rack and fell in love with the color. 

Easy to find Painters Touch spray paint. I was perplexed on what to do with the wood sections, I didn't like the blond wood color, but wanted to keep the wood grain look. I just happened to have some Barn Red stain (for a future project) that made a nice contrast to the ink blue. 

The little wood knobs were stapled on, so I pulled them out, drilled holes and added some stainless steel knobs taken from a broken dresser that we took to the dump. Strange part is how the light hits these one looks higher than the other and it makes me a bit crazy lol. 

Both of these paint and stains are available at almost any home/hardware store. 


Louca por porcelana said...

How beautiful!Happy Pink Saturday!

Angie ~ The Happy Gardener said...

Oh, that turned out super cute! Love the bright colors.

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