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Redoing a Trunk

Before and After: From Trashy Trunk to Très Chic

While much of the country has been digging their way out of heaps of snow, we've been spoiled by gorgeous pink cherry blossoms covering the San Francisco hills. Feeling inspired by the Spring blooms, I decided to paint a time-warped trunk with a bird and branch motif, turning it into something cheery for a little girl's boudoir.

To see what I did with the fatigued furniture, just

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Click through the photos below to hear about each step in the transformation!


Starting Out

Base Coats Are Painted

Painting the First Skinny Branch

Top View of Branches

Finished Branches

Connecting the Branches on the Side

Connecting the Other Branches

My Birds of Inspiration

The Birds are Down

Finished and Drying!

Other Side View of Finished Trunk

Side View of Completed Trunk

Profile of Bird Number One

Close-Up of Bird on Top

The Pillows That Inspired the Color Scheme

Tada! Next up? Painting and hanging the bird cages!

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nancyeinhart nancyeinhart 5 years
Wow, that looks professional. I love the colors you chose.
mslewis mslewis 5 years
Very sweet and cheerful. Nice job.
starbucks2 starbucks2 5 years
That is so cute! Nice work!
starbucks2 starbucks2 5 years
That is so cute! Nice work!
sourcherries sourcherries 5 years
So clever and cute! Your niece is a lucky girl!
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