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Friday, May 23, 2008

Finishing Stuff


We painted the little social bathroom off the laundry room a couple of months ago. It's a very neutral sort of blah colour and I've been planning to do something with it for a long time. Well, I finally got around to it. I made these 3 collages and had a lot of fun. Each one has a quotation about a specific colour.


Here are some closeups of the quotations. I had a terrible time photographing in this small space.


This mirror was a wedding present. It's accompanied us to South America and back. I've always loved. But I thought the original brass colour was looking a little tired so I had Mr. Handyman spray it black. I might tone down the black with a little aged cream paint in the crevices.
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4 comments:

  1. Love your artwork and good job on the mirror. I paint everything. I mean EVERTHING! From the interior walls to furniture to lamps, anything. A few dollars for a can of paint or spray paint and an imagination and wa-la!
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    faith

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  2. Don't you just love to take an old item you have had for awhile and then give it new life with a little paint.

    I love the art you made too.

    Joanne

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  3. I LOVE the quote plaques you made!! What a great idea to do it based on a different color for each one, too! They really came out nice, and I bet they cheered up that "blah" paint, as you called it. :-)

    I think that mirror would look nice with the cream paint in the crevices. I hope you'll post another picture of what it looks like if you do decide to do it.

    Michele
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  4. Hi Lorri...Your collages are lovely. Like the idea of the verse about colour. The mirror is lovely...I think I like it black. Very pretty.

    Have a great weekend.
    Hugs, Nancy

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