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Post: # 176167Post mrsflibble »

can become another person's craft drawers.

originally this colour:

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going through this stage

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and ending up like this

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in this location ;)

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the decortaion is not just to cover up some paint chips, it's also my own homage to the tree of life. the flowers were done using vinyl stickers made for cars, the pentacle was made by a biker bloke on ebay for me, the tree trunk and branches were drawn freehand by me using a pound shop black permenant marker.
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
ve-he-he-he-heryyyyyyy soooooooooooon!!!!

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Post: # 176170Post mamos »

Nicely done there

We produce a lot of flowers like that for the vintage VW scene

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Post: # 176174Post Green Aura »

Very pretty Mrs F. :iconbiggrin:
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Post: # 176175Post Urban Ayisha »

lovely! thats great!! how long did it take you? was the black on it originally actual paint?

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the black of the tree trunk is marker pen.

the original black is the colour of the "wood". it's an old fashioned black-ash entertainment unit, but I asked only to have the drawers, not the top part too. the "wood" originally was a veneer of plastic stuff over MDF type stuff, so melamine kinda thing. the paint i covered it with is specially made cupboard/melamine paint i had left over from the kitchen revamp recently. it needed no sanding, priming or anything, but i think i could have done with doing it in a warmer place cos it's sort of peeled a little on the top. but hey, you dont see the top lol.
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
ve-he-he-he-heryyyyyyy soooooooooooon!!!!

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oh, and it took 3 days start to finish because i was doing it around housework, hospital appointments and toddler care ;)
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
ve-he-he-he-heryyyyyyy soooooooooooon!!!!

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Another triumph Mrs F!
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And let us be kind
Let us be silly and free
It won't make us famous
It won't make us rich
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Post: # 176204Post Martina »

:cheers: Way to go Mrs. Fibble. That looks really great. What a transformation. :flower:

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That is so pretty.

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That is really lovely Mrs. F. I so admire your energy and enthusiasm for everything. pbf.

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Post: # 176878Post becks77 »

Very pretty
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