First of all, I want to thank everyone who has voted for my Instagram video! If you don’t already know, Shaw Flooring has been running a contest, and the video with the most votes wins a $1500 Shaw Flooring GC.
You all have heard me talk about LuLu, Gracie, and Charlie a million times. They are my babies. The only problem with rescue dogs is that sometimes they have been abused and or traumatized, which can make it harder to potty train them. All three of my pups took some major work, especially LuLu — coming from a puppy mill and never having been outside before, she was terrified of everything, so the slightest noise (like a bird or a car going by) sent her running back inside.
So after years of finally getting them all trained, my basement carpet is ruined from the accident/shampoo/accident/shampoo process. So when I heard about this contest, I jumped at the chance of getting new carpet.
As of right now, I am in the lead … but just barely. If you or anyone you know has an Instagram account and can take two seconds to like the video down below, I would so appreciate it! The contest ends at midnight tonight, so after that I promise to leave you all alone!
I do have a fun new makeover for you! A client dropped off this mid-century dresser she wanted made over for her new nursery.
She wanted a clean, non distressed look so I decided to spray it. I diluted some Simple White Plaster Paint with a little bit of water (it helps move it through the sprayer better).
After 3 coats, I painted the inside of the drawers and handles a mixture of Plaster Paint Poppies and Pink Dreams. I then stenciled the top with a Martha Stewart adhesive silkscreen.
Honestly I will probably stick to regular stencils from now on because the screen printing stencil has a type of netting that the paint has to get through. It was fine for the first three or four paisleys, but after that it kept getting clogged up and the paint wouldn’t come through as well.
After that, I coated the whole dresser in Plaster Paint’s Paste Wax and buffed it.