Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Technology 101

This picture of Tyler and his friend Matthew was in the paper showing off the EAST night out at Arkansas High School. Last year Tyler was picked along with Matthew to represent his school at the EAST Conference in Hot Springs. Tyler has once again been chosen to represent his school this year at the conference... Way to go Tyler!!

Published: 11/09/2010

Staff photo by Christena Dowsett. College Hill Middle School students Tyler Campell, left, and Matthew Roberts test new technology Monday evening during the EAST Night Out! (Environmental and Spatial Technology) at Arkansas High. The event showcased EAST student work and projects and allowed students to speak about the changes they have made through the program. The schools represented were College Hill Elementary, College Hill Middle School, North Heights Junior High and Arkansas High School.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Black & Gold

I found this hunk on furniture at the Salvation Army for $15 bucks.... And I knew I had to have it. I had first planned on painting it off white and staining it with a black stain... but the more I thought about it, I decided to keep this piece for me. So I decided to paint it black and use the Gold Stan again... So this is the before picture....

After I glazed it I tried a new for me technique.... I modge podged some cheetah tissue paper on the top... I had first bought a black and white checked (on the diagonal) but the white was too bright... so I did the cheetah and I love it... I tried to give a close up of the gold glaze but it didn't show up in the picture as good as it is in person.
Now this end table is my new bedside table..... Hope you like it.
Please ignore the navy blue curtains... I'm in the process of redecorating my bedroom...

Night Stand Makeover

On my last post, I refinished a bed for my 15 year old cousin. Last night I started her night stand, I forgot to take a before picture but this was an antique piece and it had a dark finish. I primed this piece so that the turquoise would show brighter. Then I used Kyron's Ocean Breeze and painted the nightstand.

Then I Glazed it with DecoArt Elegant Finish Metallic Glaze (Can you say LoVe IT!!)

I also put a little fun in her drawer!! LOL!!!!

I am going to go shopping for different hardware, but for now I just painted the handles gold and couldn't help but to show it off....