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Friday, December 17, 2010

Ballard Design Style Hutch

While I thought I would avoid sharing how or what I have transformed, as it slightly could take away from my shoppe.

BUT I so Love to share what I am working on, and how I do it, so Ill just have to risk it.

I was searching high-low for a china hutch with some unique character and style, it took me several weeks to come across this gem.
Not totally wanting the gold etching on the glass, I scraped each line/cross line off.

No Matter the piece I work on, I like to make it differ from the original state I find it in, so this Hutch, I wanted a differ. back on it, so I took off the back.

Always wanting to use what I have already, I found this piece of Wainscot/Bead Board, that was left from building something else, and as you can see, it had become a drop cloth for painting on.
So I re-painted it a soft white.

Added the new piece with molding to the back of the newly re-painted China Hutch, giving it a Nice Clean Lined Style, similar to what I love at Ballard Designs or Pottery Barn..

For the Holidays I added a boxwood wreath and silver bow..
At the point of picture taken, the inside was not totally decorated with the shiny silver yet..
But still, just Love It..


  1. Oh my goodness...this looks so much richer to me this way...all your hard work has paid off.
    Just Perfect!

  2. That looks fabulous...I love the black. I am really into black right now mixed in with a lot of cream.


  3. Hello... wanted to stop by and thank you for the kind words and personally stop by and wish you and your family a very very blessed and Merry Christmas and best wishes for the New Year... I know it is a very busy time for all and some posting will be lighter for us all but I am sure to be in full swing by the beginning of the year again....

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  5. *fabulous*
    I love the black though my personal favorite right now is gray :)
    Merry Christmas , Karryann!