Tuesday 22 September 2015


Hi Everyone

A little later than planned but as promised here is the finished upcycled set of drawers which are now being used in Callum's Room!  I am really happy with how they turned out and now I have got the bug!

This project was a really large use of my mixed media and scrapbooking skills!  I smudged white paint into the corners and edges of the piece to highlight them and to add to the old dusty chalkboard look - a similar technique to inking the edges of our layouts or cards.

I cut the stencils for my words with my Cricket from vinyl and it worked a treat.  Mixed and matched the fonts and sizes of fonts to achieve this look that we have seen on many a background stamp.  They are all words associated with our New York Holiday so this has turned into a real memory piece.

I thought at first I would get new drawer knobs but a little scrub of the original handles and the silver circles came off and the colour matched the off white chalk paint beautifully.

I have been on to ebay already and have a cute Lloyd loom style chair, a bedside table and another dressing table waiting for me to get creative!

One more thing before I go off to cook tea…..

I think Comet is pretending to be a cat!  He looks so cute all cuddled up!

Until next time have fun crafting and thank you for popping by X


  1. You must be the coolest mum around! I bet Callum's friends are so envious of his bedroom. It looked mega cool before but with this upcycled gaming table, I bet he's dead chuffed and can't wait to show it off.
    Looking forward to your next projects already,
    Comet looks so adorable curled up. I hate to say it, but he looks like he's dibbed the best spot for winter, lol. :D
    {{Hugs}} xx

  2. Fantastic! It seems we have both got the upcycling bug recently but I've got to admit your makeover is way cooler than mine. Your son is going to enjoy using the drawers. Looking forward to seeing what you do next. Comet does look very comfy curled up like that :) Elizabeth xx

  3. It looks absolutely beautiful!!!! But, I have to ask, what is that piece of furniture to the right of the chair comet is laying on? I see that you have finished that one also, but I guess that I missed out on that.

  4. Gosh, I saw comet curled up all cosy & thought my dog must have moved house!


  5. Your home must be super cool!!! LOVE this piece, fabulous!!!

  6. It's brilliant! I wonder what Callum thought...


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