Thursday, 13 February 2014
Some pieces are lovely as is. Without paint.
Yes..for someone like me who loves transforming things, I still like doing some things back to natural. Especially when a client comes to me and she is also my oldest friends.
We met when we were only 5 years old. She might have been 6...after all her birthday is before mine and she is "older" ;)
She is building a bathroom in her home and asked me to take on a couple of pieces she bought
These are the pictures she sent me. The bowl on the bottom picture is crystal that has been honed to create a sink. Trust me when I say this picture does NOT do it justice. It is beyond beautiful.
I snapped a couple of before pictures on my own. But I can't seem to locate them in my thousands of pictures on my computer. How long do you keep your pictures? I'm running out of names for albums.
The above pictures don't show how worn out the varnish was or the damage on the vanity...or even the true colour, they were rather red.
They are now a rich walnut colour and everything is in perfect working order :)
The "tiger" maple came up perfectly! and now it all shines :)
Check out this vanity now!
I even cut out the center for her so that her plumbing would go through without losing to much storage space.
I'm sure you noticed that there is no hardware on it. That's because she wants it all to match the other hardware she has picked out for the rest of the room.
I will have to take pictures once her bathroom is done (it's still a work in progress)
So worth bringing some things back to their original beauty.