Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Desk Finished…well almost!


I sure hope your not getting tired of seeing the dumpster desk, it’s taking so long to complete what with being sick and then lack of energy. I do want to thank each one of you who commented for your get well wishes, brought a smile to my face and I think that is so important when you aren’t feeling well. Now I’m feeling better so I did manage to finish (all except for the waxing, which I do not like to do) the desk.
I think she turned out adorable and I can’t wait to start using her.
Dumpster desk 002
I had the two glass knobs and I’m thinking of going with the cup handles for the three drawers like I have on my kitchen drawers.
Dumpster desk 001
Hard to believe it’s the same desk that I dragged out of a college dumpster! There was not a thing wrong with her that a little paint wouldn’t fix!
PicMonkey Collage
I have also been playing around on the bookshelves and referring to my Pinterest board Shelf Styling here if you would like to take a look at my pins. Having these boards have really helped me with trying getting it right.
I moved my GW basket onto the shelves with the green apples that I bought at Walmart for a $1.00 a piece and you also can see Miss Mustard Seeds book “Inspired You” which I love!
Dumpster desk 006
I’m painting the hoosier now, this is just the first coat!
Dumpster desk 005
 
Thanks so much for stopping by, always enjoy your visits and comments. Oh, did you watch Downton Abbey last night? Loved it!
I’ll be joining these great parties, stop by each one and get some inspiration!
 
 
Rondell

19 comments:

Shannon @ A Cozy Place Called Home said...

I'm glad you are on the mend Rondell. I always love seeing glass knobs on furniture, and I'm loving the pretty wire basket of green apples. Looks like you have made good use of your time even if you have been under the weather. Have a great week!

Blondie's Journal said...

I love the desk, it really has turned out great! And the GW basket is so cute!

Keep feeling better!

XO,
Jane

Loi Thai, Tone on Tone said...

So wonderful to find another Downton friend :) Your desk is charming! As I'm new to your blog, I've not seen the before. Will check out ~ Cheers, Loi

Dawn said...

Your desk pretty darn cute, and such a different look from the before pic. I did watch DA last night and so glad the Lord and Lady are no longer at odds.

Mariaelena said...

The desk turned out lovely...great color choice...and LOVE the glass knobs...pls come over and visit...just painted and posted today too...have a great night, Mariaelena

Gina said...

Your desk turned out fantastic! I love the glass knobs. I bet it feels great to finally have it finished.

Ellie VanCaster said...

I must say I really love that little desk-you've done a fantastic job with it!

michele said...

love how that apple green just pops!

hope you'll stop by soon.

michele

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Rondell that desk looks fabulous and I love the glass knobs!! Glad your feeling better:)

Leslie Harris said...

Rondell, I love the color you chose for this desk. And the knobs are adorable. I'm so curious about the original state of this desk. I'm going to have to go exploring while i'm here.
Leslie (aka Gwen Moss)

~ Liz ~ said...

Sorry to hear you weren't feeling well. Glad you are back in the swing of things. Looks like your hard work on the desk paid off. It's beautiful. Love that you salvaged it. Nice work. I'm with you on the waxing. I think it's a pain. I tend to procrastinate on that final step. Sometimes way too long. Hope you can get it done!
Liz

Meeha Meeha said...

The desk looks even prettier now! And those touches of lime green on the shelves are perfect for spring!

Deserae said...

Your desk turned out great....love those little glass knobs! Glad you are feeling better too :o)
~Des

Traci Creel said...

This is gorgeous, I can't believe someone threw it away. What a find and transformation. I am going over to check out your shelf styling board. What a great idea.
Traci

Kelly said...

You are a painting machine! I love the color you used on both of those pieces. So glad that you're feeling better too.

Tootsie said...

some of my favorite make over finds are from the same origins as your desk....it turned out fantastic! good work!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

What a super find, looking beautiful. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, marty

Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said...

Rondell, that desk is so cute! Amazing what some people throw away. You've done a beautiful job on her. Glad you are feeling better. Thank you for sharing this at the Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see your prettiness again on Monday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

Kristin @ My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia said...

Super pretty!!! You have done a fabulous job
Thanks for linking up.
XO
Kristin