At Home With The Hinsons

Friday, August 27, 2010

Boy Toys With A Mama Makeover

Hi all!
Thanks for loving me through yesterday's meltdown.
As promised I'm back to normal today,
whatever that is. ; >
Today I bring you a project that was a year in the making.

It all started at a yard sale last summer,
when James purchased a boy's dream come true...
a real treasure chest!
Here's a picture of him once the transaction was complete.

He's beaming!!!

Now flash forward 12 months, to last week.
That's when I went looking for a solution to house
the every growing figure collection in my living room.
I had lots of ideas but decided on quickest turn around time.
Mama wanted to wrap it before school pick up.
I started by lightly sanding the chest.
Then I spray painted it with Valspar's Wrought Iron.
Once it was dry it needed a little something extra.
I scored a roll of these damask stickers months ago
and had them stashed back for the right project.
I'm thinking this was just the right project.


I love it so much that I'm actually excited
about James keeping a few toys in the living room.
Hooray for Boy Toys with a Mama Makeover. :)
For more mama makeovers stop by
the Thrifty Decor Chick's Before and After Party.

4 comments:

xinex said...

Great transformation! I love it!...Christine

www.nicegirlnotes.com said...

Nicely done! I keep baskets in the living room, but I would love something with a cover. :)

Michelle said...

I love this project! Great job! :) And your blog is wonderful (and inspirational)! Thanks for visiting over at Ten June!

xo- M

Terrell said...

Oh wow...how cute is this!! I just love it! I'm happy to be your newest follower of your delightful blog and I'd love to have you as a friend at Frou Frou Decor! I'd also like to invite you to link your wonderful creations up at my weekly party, Fabulous Friday Finds, every Friday! Hope to see you there!
Hugs,
~Terrell @ Frou Frou Decor~

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