Saturday, August 23, 2014

Prairie Pink Shelf




pink shelf, homemade paint, distressed painting
Just a tiny piece of prairie pink this morning.

One of the projects I did manage to complete despite the near 100 degree heat wave we are having.





This shelf has been sitting around waiting for me to paint it.

I thought at first - multi-colored pastels.

Then it seemed to be prairie style.






So I mixed some homemade paint in what I like to call prairie pink.

(Wouldn't you love to be the person who names the paint colors?)






Of course I had to sand it down for distressing.

Notice I refrained from torn calico or tags.

It is not often I practice restraint.








A couple of coats of MinWax and she is ready to go.

More pink coming up on Monday when I will be guest posting at Tuula's (The Thrifty Rebel) for Think Pink Monday.

And even more pink coming up on Tuesday when I reveal my Tin Man impression.

Then we will be going green!

See y'all!








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12 comments:

  1. I cannot believe you didn't tag that beautiful shelf! LOL! Looking forward to your pink post on Monday!

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  2. Adorable vignette displaying your pretty pink shelf. I think it could pass for something French instead of prairie since you added merci to the mix. Well done!

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  3. So cute! Love the color. I'm a pink girl and this shelf is just adorable.
    hugs,
    Linda

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  4. I love the distressing and the color of your shelf, so pretty! Cute name too!

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  5. Verry pretty in pink! Looking forward to the pink post at Tuula's Monday and I'm curious about the green...:) We are having miserable heat here too....the other day it was near 110 with the heat index. My poor hubby has to work outside...I don't see how he stands it! Have a wonderful weekend...Vicky

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  6. Loved that shelf and the color!
    Waiting to see the green!
    Have fun and keep cool!!

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  7. So so pretty I love pink! Now don't hate me but a new Aussie chalk paint company let me name one of their paints!!!! I was buzzing all that week :)

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  8. My 2nd favorite color, so shabby chic!

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  9. Love this shelf. Can't wait for the green. My favorite color

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  10. Love the pink color! My distressing efforts do not come out looking as good as yours!!

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  11. Oooooh! Love this pink shelf, Donna! My daughter and I often talk about who names the paint colors, nail polish colors, etc. - what a job! Beautiful little shelf! Catherine

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  12. Perfect color for a gorgeous shelf Donna! And yes, I think it would be fun to name paint colors. Who gets that job anyway? lol! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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