I bought this lovely cupboard at Ardingly several weeks ago. It has been sitting at my parents’ house waiting for two strong men to bring it over to mine, which has now happened. Yay.
I wanted something for the bedroom to keep my bedlinen in; it’s been piled up on the chair for so long I almost couldn’t remember which chair was underneath.Obviously the outside was already beautifully painted and distressed, but the inside was all dark wood grossness and I didn’t want it touching my bedding. Equally obviously I didn’t manage to take a photo of it before I unleashed the Dulux on it.I painted it in a very slapdash, whitewashing sort of way today (after a gloriously decadent lie in). Then I lined the shelves and drawers with wallpaper.Most satisfying. That is a very wonky photo of the cupboard serving its purpose.The bedroom’s nearly finished now and after a few annoyingly-slow-to-get-done touches around the rest of the house I’ll be ready for the grand unveiling.I think a home is always evolving really so it’ll never be ‘finished’, but I am heartily looking forward to the day when I can stop saying to myself, ‘oh I must do that thing that needs doing’.
What’s that you say?
That day will never come?
I love that our taste and our style and our decor is always evolving. I love this cupboard and what you did with it — it's making me feel all dreamy — and now I want one!!! 🙂
wowser! looks just beautiful. Can't wait to see it in the flesh…x
It's true about that day, but your cupboard is perfect – good work!
What a great find. Stunning cupboard – wish I could pursuade my hubby to like shabby chic and duckegg blue (sigh)! Love that you've lined the shelves with matching wallpaper.
Indeed it will never be over…
Ooo I am smitten with what you did to your cupboard – it's gorgeous!
And that painting on top? Is that one of yours? (and the rest of your room which looks *amazing*) Seriously I can't wait to see the big reveal, my lil decorating heart is all a flutter in anticipation! 🙂
Love what you have done – makes a beautiful linen cupboard. I share similiar feelings with Lesley about wanting the other half to like shabby chic!
I am finding your "you may like" posts really enjoyable, and by browsing through some of them I decided to google Julie Prichard!! I have finally find the course I have been looking for – Pixels and Paint! yay!
So a big "Thank You" to you!
love the cupboard..I think I need to get to some sales!
I love it! You gave it the perfect home. Your whole room is gorgeous, ca'nt wait to see the rest of the house!