A Stunning Makeover: You Won’t Believe Your Eyes!

I am really excited to share this little makeover with you all today!  Take Exhibit A.  She is a plain jane, old and boring hope chest.  Notice her great bones?  Well, I saw them too and was not a bit put off by her homely appearance.  I saw the potential for cuteness immediately.  So, it was time for her makeover.  I had several ideas for her that I had been pondering, but I found that once I got painting and working, that my vision changed.  In fact, often times I begin to sand and paint and then my creative process begins to flow.   That’s what happened with this gal. I formulate ideas as I work and the piece evolves.  When I got her she
looked like this:
In this picture, she is sitting on top of a little dresser. 
And I apologize also about the picture quality…my basement is quite dark!
Well, my vision paid off and here she is today:

Her name is PEARL.
I am sure it is obvious why.
Pearl was well-received at the Blessed Nest show this past weekend and she was SOLD today!
She’s headed to her new home Wednesday!
That Pearl is one lucky girl.


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  1. Love pearl also!!!! :o)
    Jaime

  2. luv the pearl, I need to find treasures like that.
    Would luv for my readers to see this awesome idea, will you please join our weekly party at
    http://www.passionatelyartistic.com/2011/11/thanksgiving-showcase-tutorial-with.html
    have a great crafting weekend!
    Maggie
    http://passionatelyartistic.com

  3. This piece is gorgeous!! It’s no wonder it sold so quickly.

    Ruth

  4. Pearl is a beauty! Someday I might be a good as you are…I hope!

    Sorry I missed your linky party tonight. My piece just wasn’t ready in time, and I had a hot date at the Auction Barn! Posting pics about that tomorrow!
    Bev

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