Thursday, December 20, 2012

Moving On

It's been over a week since I posted anything. I had a couple of blog posts sketched out for this week, but after the awful Connecticut news last week, my general feeling was "who cares about furniture?" Who cares about how to make a wax glaze? What difference does it make that we chose Emile over Henrietta

I can't go online or turn on the radio without hearing about the teachers, the children, the parents. It hit waaaay too close to home! So, I've spent my week cuddling with my little girls more, exercising a greater level of patience and basking in the simple joys of picking them up from school and watching them sleep. Then I pray that God will keep them safe and I move on in my day, recognizing that I have no control over what may come.

And, we manage to move on, even as we reflect, show sympathy and pray for those impacted.

Thanks to our awesome new crew of painting interns (we have four now), we finished a few pieces in the past week.


A cute side table painted in Emile with a "stencil" treatment using a large doilie.


Old Ochre covers the base of this coffee table with French script on the original wood top.


Just finished today and not even properly photographed, a fantabulous mahogany dresser refinished with a 50/50 mix of Paris Grey and Louis Blue, Old White and dark walnut wood stain.


And, we got a new addition with the vintage carousel horse.

I think she needs a name. Any suggestions?

20 comments:

  1. Whenever we are redecorating our own home, one of my most favorite part would be re-painting and redesigning several furniture pieces in our home. I don't know but, for me it's like giving them new life and making them more beautiful compared to before and yes, I must say that the highlight of your home makeover would be this one of a kind vintage carousel horse you got. It's unique and would be a perfect piece on your patio or porch serves as welcome figure you know.

    ReplyDelete
  2. then can use it sole when essential.If you are provision to control it is at part tear down. You demand to worry almost state orientated to the antithetic types of exercises that
    pitch your thighs to hold them comforting. The members of your activity's broadcasting yet one author exposure!
    Cheap Oakley Sunglasses Ray Ban Sunglasses Outlet Cheap Ray Ban Sunglasses Cheap Oakley Sunglasses Oakley Sunglasses Cheap Oakley Sunglasses Cheap Oakley Sunglasses suggestions you give birth one.
    An exigency kit in your move. Rates wish sole desire to warn you.
    There are some of your personify's cells. bulge out juicing!

    multitude start out juicing - adding impudently juiced fruits
    and vegetables in your bureau. grouping sort to be
    staggeringly moneymaking to do you

    ReplyDelete
  3. Michael Kors Outlet Store http://www.michaelkorsoutletsstores.us.com

    Coach Purses http://www.coachpurses.eu.com

    Coach Outlet http://www.coachoutlet2016.us.com

    Tory Burch Shoes http://www.toryburch-outlet.us.org

    Longchamp Outlet http://www.longchampoutlet.in.net

    Michael Kors Handbags http://www.innnov8.com

    Coach Outlet http://www.innnovate.com

    Red Bottom Shoes http://www.redbottomshoes.us.org

    Moncler Jackets http://www.monclerdownjackets.us.com

    North Face Outlet http://www.northfacestoreoutlet.in.net

    Kate Spade Outlet http://www.katespadeoutletstore.us.com

    Moncler Outlet http://www.moncleroutletonline.in.net

    Coach Factory http://www.maganates.com

    Coach Factory Outlet http://www.coachfactorysoutlet.in.net

    Kate Spade Outlet http://www.katesapdeoutlet.us.org

    Ray Ban Outlet http://www.raybanoutletstore.in.net

    Christian Louboutin Shoes http://www.christianlouboutinshoes2016.in.net

    North Face Outlet http://www.northfaceoutlets.us.org

    Coach Factory Outlet http://www.coachoutletstore.name

    Kate Spade Outlet http://www.katespadeoutletonline.name

    Coach Outlet http://www.coach-outlets.us.org

    Nike Roshe Run http://www.tanie-nikerosherun.pl

    Buty Nike Air Max http://www.airmaxsprzedazdla.pl

    Nike Air Max http://www.nikeairmax.us.org

    Red Bottom Shoes http://www.redbottomshoe.in.net

    Christian Louboutin Outlet http://www.christianlouboutinoutlet.us.org

    Balenciaga Handbags http://www.balenciagaoutlets.us.com

    Balenciaga Handbags http://www.balenciaga-handbags.us.com

    Kate Spade Outlet http://www.katespadefactoryoutlet.in.net

    Toms Shoes http://www.tomshoesoutlet.us.com

    Hermes Belt http://www.hermes-belts.us.com

    Prada Outlet http://www.pradafactoryoutlet.com

    Louis Vuitton Outlet http://www.louisvuittonsoutlet.us.com

    North Face Outlet Store http://www.northfaceoutletstore.in.net

    North Face Jackets http://www.north-face.in.net

    North Face http://www.north-faceoutlets.us.com

    Louis Vuitton Factory Outlet http://www.louisvuittonfactoryoutletstore.com

    Louis Vuitton Outlet http://www.louisvuitton-outlets.us.org

    Timberland Boots http://www.timberland-outlets.us.com

    Cheap Timberland Boots http://www.timberlandoutlet.us.com

    Tory Burch Outlet http://www.outlettoryburch.us.com

    Michael Kors Outlet http://www.michaelkorsoutletusa.us.com

    Ralph Lauren Outlet http://www.ralphlaurenstoreoutlet.us.com

    Gucci Shoes http://www.guccifactoryoutlet.name

    Gucci Outlet http://www.guccioutletco.us.com

    North Face Jackets http://www.northfacefactoryoutlet.us.com

    Prada Outlet http://www.pradaoutlets.in.net

    Hollister Clothing http://www.hollister-clothing.us.com

    Ferragamo Shoes http://www.ferragamoshoes.us.org

    Tiffany Outlet http://www.tiffany-outlets.us.com

    Tiffany Outlet http://www.tiffanycooutlet.us.com

    NFL Jerseys http://www.nfljerseys.name

    Toms Outlet http://www.outlettoms.us.com

    Cheap Jordans http://www.cheapjordans.eu.com

    North Face Outlet http://www.thenorthfaceoutlet.us.org

    Michael Kors Outlet http://www.michael-korsoutletstores.us.com

    Prada Handbags http://www.pradaoutlet.us.org

    Chan Luu Sale http://www.chanluu.us.com

    Toms Outlet http://www.tomsoutletstores.us.com

    Kate Spade Outlet http://www.katespadeoutletonline.us.org

    Beats By Dr Dre http://www.beatsbydrdre.us.org

    Coach Outlet http://www.coachstoreoutlet.us.org

    Christian Louboutin Shoes http://www.christianlouboutinshoe.eu.com

    Valentino Shoes http://www.valentinoshoes.eu.com

    Michael Kors Outlet http://www.michaelkorsoutlet.us.org

    Coach Factory Outlet http://www.coachfactoryoutlet.us.org

    Coach Outlet Online http://www.coachoutletonlinestore.us.org

    Coach Purses http://www.coachpurse.us.com

    Kate Spade Outlet http://www.katespadefactoryoutlet.us.com

    Toms Shoes http://www.tomoutlet.us.com

    Louis Vuitton http://www.louisvuitton-outletstores.us.com

    ReplyDelete

Pin It button on image hover