Wednesday, November 11, 2015

DIY dresser into tv stand, swap returns, and an awesome new industrial lamp--What's On Your Workdesk? Wednesday, #336

Lots of photos for this WOYWW, but I'll keep it short and sweet otherwise--first up, a dresser before and after I repainted.  It's now in the living room as a tv stand--
BEFORE--rough enough I don't mind repainting it
I love it!  Used DecoArt Chalky Finish paints, even on the ratty hardware.  Chalk paints are GREAT for pretty much everything!

Received these lovely Wings and Things themed atcs from a swap at Unruly Paper Arts:
Ugh, I can't remember who they're all from, as these are at home, and I'm at work--however, the bottom row left is from my long time bloggy friend Michele, and right is the wonderful Unruly editor Danie May.  Will credit the other two tomorrow, so sorry!

Now my awesome new lamp.  Please note that I did not make this, my talented daughter-in-law did, and I LOVE IT!  It seems like something my WOYWW friends would enjoy seeing, too:

I REALLY like the switch and Edison type bulb.
What do you think?  Industrial?  Steam punk?
Happy WOYWW to you, and thank you Miss Julia for the bloggy party!


ddazzled71 said...

So pleased your swap returns arrived safely Trisha, it looks like you have been having lots of fun revamping your furniture and I love the lamp your DIL made you - very industrial chic. xx

trisha too said...

Oooh, industrial chic, I like that!


VonnyK said...

Your dresser came up really nicely but that lamp is just awesome, I love it.
Have a great week,
Von #63

Lunch Lady Jan said...

That lamp is AMAZING!! I want it :-D
Hugs, LLJ 2 xx

Win Dinn, Artist said...

That lamp is awesome - I just took a course recently to learn how to do this type of work, and it was awesome. Thanks for sharing this Trish!

buterfliecrafter said...

that lamp looks like a pipeline on fire to me. very interesting. butterfliecrafter#8

Jackie PN said...

Trisha, you tv stand is amazing- gotta love those Decoart products!!
Beautiful cards from Danie-looks like it was a fun swap!
And of course your dil light is FAB! Very industrial!! I could see this in a sop in NYC! Tell her to get her name on her photos quick!!

Lizzie said...

Hi Trisha, nice of you to visit my blog and see what's going on. I love the name/tag-line for your blog - it's great.
The dresser looks very good, re-purposed for the tv. But either it was a very cute little dresser, or that is a waaay bigger tv than ours! However, it is just right for its purpose and those drawers will be so handy for the miscellaneous bits & bobs that seem to collect near the tv. We have a tv stand that was sold as a coffee table - it's ideal for our tv and dvd player, with two good-sized drawers also - yippee!

Pretty ATC's and it's nice to see how others interpret the same theme in such very different ways - two butterflies (but different), birds and an angel. Lovely!

And as for the Lamp - wow! That looks amazing and I love how the bulb looks like a flame when it's lit up. What a clever make.

Have a great weekend (as it's now Friday - where did my week go?!).

Lizzie #38