Umm, perhaps the light is a little bright to give the viewer a great perspective on the utter grime and nastiness of this desk. Two teenage boys pawing the heck out of it for a few years. Only one knob left on the drawers. It was either try and make something of it or buy a new one. "Let's be resourceful" said the craigslist Queen.
So the boys and their dad sanded and scrubbed...mom picked out paint color and came up with a design that would not offend the finicky teenagers...
two coats of base, two coats on the stripe, fresh knobs and I am thinking it kinda rocks!!!
Not the most fun way to spend a 90 degree Sunday but we all have a great sense of accomplishment. May it inspire you, 'cause you know you have got some wretched piece of something somewhere and here is proof it can be saved!
Owner of too many decorating magazines to count, love outdoor spaces, my pergolas, my gardens. Photog for 20 years and see life literally through a lens...elevating my life through painting, classes, cake recipes and frosting, fondant and country music. If Jason Aldean needs a baker on tour, I'm gone.