Saturday, April 17, 2010

the chameleon flower pot

Ok…I’m starting SMALL!  After the kitchen reno, I’m just easing back into things.  For instance… this little arrangement that I had in a bookshelf in my kitchen no longer seems color appropriate.  Cute.. just needs a little chameleon-like makeover.
flower pot dresser makeover 002 
Because I tried like heck to pull those flowers out didn’t want to ruin the arrangement I covered the flowers tightly with a plastic bag.
flower pot dresser makeover 004
I’m going to be honest here, I went blindly on this one.  I have a garage filled with paint cans and I just wanted to use what I had.  I wasn’t sure that paint was actually going to adhere to the ceramic. 
I used my favorite primer KILZ and it did the trick!
flower pot dresser makeover 005
Then onto the right color for the kitchen, and (insert time lapse here) VIOLA.
flower pot redo 010
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Until Next Time !
And as always…. Thanks for Reading!
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14 comments:

  1. very cute, it actually looks better.

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  2. WOW....what an improvement! Love the color you chose.

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  3. You did such a great job with the pot!
    OHHHH Your kitchen is So gorgeous!!!!
    Happy new friend Friday!
    I am following you now, come follow me!
    Frenchy

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  4. After the huge job you did I do not blame you for starting out small! It turned out great.

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  5. You've got a really great blog here!

    Happy FF! I'm your newest follower! If you get a chance, will you please stop by and follow me too at http://www.mommylivingthelifeofriley.com

    Have a great weekend!

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  6. Great transformation! I'm impressed that you left the flowers in there - Never thought of just covering them up! Stop by the Sunday Showcase party if you get a chance. Your kitchen is amazing too! Simply gorgeous!!

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  7. Lovely idea! It looks great now!

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  8. That is a big improvement! Love the color! Looks great!

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  9. Nothing wrong with experimenting. Looks like you achieved the color you were looking for and now it's a useful vase again.

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  10. Whew after that kitchen Reno you deserve to take it easy. I love it up net to the books.

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  11. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I love the color you painted that teapot, so relaxing and beautiful! Great job!

    ~Kelli @ Smidgen's

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  12. Kilz primer, oh good idea! I've been priming some things this morning with Valspar primer and it doesn't seem to be working so great, I'll try the Kilz.

    The madeover pot and flower arrangement's very nice!

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  13. OMG i think i love you, you are just so creative and your house is just gorgeous!! I have been looking through a lot of your posts and it is great inspiration. I found you on one of my fav blogs Better After and im o so grateful!!

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