Sunday, August 18, 2013

Desk Revival

I have been MIA for a few weeks. Still working on pieces, but focusing more on being the mom I want to be instead of stressing about what's not getting done. The kids go back to school in a few weeks and I'm hopeful that my productivity will be back :)

A longtime friend picked this piece off Craigslist for her son who is starting Kindergarten.



He has a quilt in his room with reds, blues, greens and browns. I went with a light gray green...and it is more green than the photos show. The rest of his bedroom set is cherry, so I stripped the top and used Minwax Cherry stain.





Her son picked out Lion Head pulls and he's very excited!







I miss my readers but am having a fabulous time with the kids this summer! See you all soon!

~Allison
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11 comments:

Meg and Mum's said...

What a beauty :)

Kalamity Kelli said...

Beautiful and pretty fancy for a kindergartener!

Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

That is a beautiful and very sophisticated desk Allison! ... So glad you are taking the time to enjoy your summer with the kids! It goes sooo fast!

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

LOVE this! what a classic- love those pulls!

Pam Jackson said...

Fantastic job. The gray is really nice.

Julia @ 551Eastdesign said...

You're such a great Mom! And why don't I live closer?! I want that desk! :)

Life Between Potato and Rice said...

I love how it turned out ! You did a great job !! Love the combination between cherry and the paint !!

Marlin

Shannon Hawk said...

I love this! I have a similar desk that I will be working on soon, and you have really inspired me:) I hope mine turns out as beautiful as yours!

Suzan Sweatman said...

Just beautiful!!!
I've been looking for a desk like this to transform - haven't had any luck at all!
Beautiful transformation :)
Hugs,
Suzan

Megan @ Restoring the Roost said...

I just love the colors on this- the beautiful warm grey with the rich dark stain is perfect. What a beautiful piece and a job well done!

Jason&Jamie Koenig said...

Your desk turned out really good I love the hardware.