These pink/nude pumps were a needed purchased. I'd lost a plastic heel cover on my left shoes and had to pop to town for something and I had not spare pair with me. I didn't want to damage my shoes further so I was forced (oh, such a drag) to buy new shoes.
It actually is a drag as I'm really picky with shoes. I'm not particularly keen to go shopping for shoes as many trips end-up fruitless. Online shopping is nearly impossible as I have to try them. It too miss rather than hit.
I purchased these pumps which had a little feeble pink matching bow. Then I happen to stumble on a tutorial to add a bow. A trip to the haberdashery later, some hot glue for the fabric and multipurpose glue to stick on the shoe and voià !
I cannot stop looking at my feet when I walk. It's like I'm 7 again with patent shoes.
This chest of drawers fitted perfectly in my flat, besides the fact it was pine. Not sure why I don't like pine. I like the smell but not its softness (dents easily) or its colour (too light or not dark enough).
The good thing is that is it good value and one can paint it!
Sanding is dead easy with a sander. I love it and it means I can play with my power tools.
Panting is great to change the outlook of a piece that didn't quite fit in now.
This chest of drawer is now sitting close to a pine double bed which has had the very same treatment a few years' back. Matching bed and chest of drawers for less than £150, what else could I dream for?
I also jazzed it up with mismatching drawer knobs.
The 3rd picture shows impressive brush marks which were the result of warm weather, thick paint and bad brush. After primer + 2 coats (4th picture) I decided to lightly sand the beast and paint it with a mini roller. Why oh why didn't I do this in the first place: a great result for a fraction of the time.
One last tweak was completed since this post. To see the fully finished item, click here.
I am blessed with a steady supply of organic lavender. Which also means I wait far too long to do something with it. To remedy this, and use up some scraps of stripy fabric, here's some hangable bags for coat hangers.