Monday, March 12, 2012

Grape Crate and Barrel Inspired


Here is a Thrift store find I really wanted and needed. Since I recovered my ottoman I want to protect it from the drinks everyone sets on it. This tray is just what I needed.  When I saw this tray at Crate and Barrel, I knew I wanted a bright, glossy, and color for this tray.
 

 As you can see it was a pretty standard color and I had some room to match the fabric.  Green was maybe too much on the edge so Grape it is.
 I love the way it turned out.  I love grape and have a few other ideas for it in other places.  With spring coming it is time to add in some bright colors.

Let me know what you think!
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5 comments:

  1. Super cute, are you buying lots of paint or do you have a ton on hand? Is there a specific kind you reccomend for wood?

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    1. I did buy the grape but I do have paint on hand being a painter. For small projects like htis you can use spray paint, it costs about $3.50. Otherwise you would need to prime and paint. With primer latex or oil can be used. Semi Gloss is best for wood.

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  2. Beautiful!!! Thanks so much for coming to my blog hop! I love meeting new people and your blog is awesome! I am now following you on Linky and I hope you stop by again for another hop soon. Have a fantastic week.
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  3. That looks great! I can't believe the amount of projects you are able to get done. You say you have no time... or is it that Taylor is just holding the baby, lol.

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