Sunday, June 5, 2011

Love That Blue

I have been working on my spare bathroom trying to lighten it up a bit.  I had a burgundy, yellow, and cream striped shower curtain in there, which I really liked when I put it in but it was time for a change.  I found this little hand towel hanger in a shop in Salt Lake at that time.  I really liked it and it fit the color scheme perfectly.  Well time marchs on and I have been wanting to put some aqua blue, green, and tan in there.  I found "Thee" shower curtain  at Kolh's that I love!  Later I found the rug that matches the shower curtains color, yeahhh!  So I decided to give this little towel hanger an update as well.  I bought one of those sample sized cans of paint (which I love, that Lowe's offers, because usually that's the paint I need).

I primed it to cover up the dark burgundy and then tried a cream color on it.  It was too light for my walls so I then went for blue but, Oops, wrong color of blue.  It really looked bad.  Back to Lowe's for the right color.



I love the new color, it's just what I wanted.  Since the bathroom is used mostly by my grand kids I decided to make it a little whimsical.  The saying says "Just when a caterpillar thinks the world is over, he turns into a butterfly".  They love it, so I have received the highest stamp of approval as possible.

 

12 comments:

  1. Cute! no one would know it's the same piece. Kudos to you for the redo instead of buying new.

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  2. How adorable! I love the color you chose.
    I'm here from Met Monday and I'd love it if you stopped by for a visit sometime!
    xoxo,
    Kim

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  3. That's darling! What a great transformation.

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  4. BEAUTIFUL redo! I think my grandkidlets would love it too!

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  5. Awesome color! I love little re-do's. Saw your link at Shabby Chic Cottage.

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  6. Love the color...it turned out super cute! I would love if you would link up this project to our {{What I Made Wednesday Linky Party}}! Thanks!

    ~Briana

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  7. So cute! Thanks for sharing! I really love the saying!

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  8. Very fun it turned out just great!!


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    Karena
    Art by Karena

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  9. such a great change up. Fun fresh and current looking. Of course they love it. :0 Thanks for sharing at Motivated Monday at BeColorful
    Pam

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  10. So cute! Love this. :) I'm following you from Fingerprints on the Fridge. Would love to have you link this up at my {wow me} wednesday link up party going on over on my blog right now. :)I've got 5 kiddos, too. ;)

    Ginger
    gingersnapcrafts.blogspot.com

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