Getting my House in Order # 1 – Bedside Tables (Part 1)

I spent yesterday afternoon prepping some bedside tables for a revamp. We’re “revamping” our decor on a seriously tight budget so these were an ebay bargain at £8 each.!

This is the first in a long line of projects we have planned over the next few weeks as we  finally get around to adding some design and flourish to our home. When we moved here almost 3 years ago we were too busy with a baby and J’s recovery from surgery and illness to do anything other than whitewash the walls and put down some flooring. So our home is a blank canvas right now.
These are quite a basic set of draws in terms of quality and construction; but hopefully by the time I’ve finished with them they’ll look a bit more special. (Fingers crossed!) I managed to get them all sanded and cleaned up and a coat of primer done and dried before the rain set in last night. If it stays dry today then they’ll be getting their top coat of colour to tie in with our room scheme; and then my special “Miss P” finish. Rain, rain, stay AWAY!!

PS: Anyone interested in a step by step for this technique? There is a bit more to it than slapping some paint on, lol!

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  1. Kylie August 2, 2012

    Hi Portia, I’m doing a bit or revamping myself at the moment. Just wondering if you’ve received my Summer Sewing Swap parcel yet? It should’ve arrived by now…

    • Miss P August 3, 2012

      Hi Kylie!
      Yep! Have sent you an email 🙂

  2. Helen August 2, 2012

    Yes please! Keen to see what you’re going to do with them.


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