Thursday, August 22, 2013

You forgot something......


It would appear from these photos that I forgot something today.

What is that I see before my eyes, wood?

That's right everyone, this beauty of a lecture stand was under a pile of clothes in a house where I was picking up a dresser and the lady offered it to me and I jumped at the chance. Once the mountain of bras and shirts (no joke) was removed from it, it came home with us and is staying just like this for the chance to go to someone's home and make a lovely stand in a bathroom, living room, anywhere really.





I don't want Oliver and Rust [the company] to be pigeon holed into the painted furniture lady as I am hoping to be about great vintage finds, home decor and just amazing furniture in general, painted and not. I am a hurdler walking a fine line between wood lover and paint lover and I know there aren't many of us as most people have quite strong feelings about it.
That being said, I have lots more painted furniture to show you lol.


Back to painting and prepping for me today,


Meg


10 comments :

  1. That lecture stand is to die for!
    Love!

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  2. Will this be for sale on etsy? Love it, and glad you didn't paint it.

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    1. no i'm sorry it won't. i honestly haven't sold any large pieces of furniture on etsy and haven't really researched the shipping. i know a lot of people use uship but i need to look into it more. this stand is going to be apart of my vintage barn show and sale on October 5 in Welland, ON.

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  3. Love it, also glad you didn't paint it!

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  4. OMG I love it! Please send it to my house! :)

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  5. What a beautiful find! Love the hardware. I am torn between leaving wood unpainted or painting it. I guess you can only decide once piece at a time. I can see this one looking great either way. I am a new follower and think your projects are beautiful! I invite you to visit me and say hi if you get a moment! :)
    -Khammany

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    1. thanks khammany, it really is a case by case basis with paint or no paint. sometimes the finish is just too gorgeous to paint and other pieces are past their prime with a dated finish. thanks for following.

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  6. Thank goodness you're standing on your own two feet and not just willy nilly painting everything! I love this piece...and the hardware is wonderful.

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    1. no willy nilly here teddee. i am picky to a point of nuts, it drives my husband crazy. i have to really love a piece to start, it has to be solid and then it goes through the pro vs con of painting argument. the hardware is what got me on this one too.

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  7. That is a great piece and I know what you mean about walking the fine line between wood and painted. I love a mix of both. I am learning to distinguish the better wood tones, or pieces that don't need paint. I flipped two wood pieces I bought for a steal last year because they were beautiful as is and I just couldn't bear to paint them.

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