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It is my pleasure to share with you my creative life. Here I will be sharing photos of my home interior, and exterior garden, and new refurbishing projects I am currently working on. I hope you enjoy viewing as much as I do creating. Heres to LIFE well lived and decorated!!! Jary

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Lovely garden/potting bench

I just finished putting the last touches on this new piece.  It was an old brown 4 drawer dresser,  I picked up.   I decided to attempt my skills(? learning more everyday) and create a garden/potting bench.  I had been inspired by others in magazines and thought give it a try.  I choose the colors blue and green, because they are fresh and spring like and pulled out the colors that were in the tiles I wanted to cover the top with. I removed the 2 bottom drawers beacause they were kind of wanky and I wanted some open space in it.  I choose chicken wire to be the material for the back because it was quirky and you can hang tools on it.

This was a fun project, a little more time consuming, but the results were well worth it.  I just have to start taking my before photos so you can really see the transformation.

2 comments:

  1. I love this dresser makeover! I've included it in my roundup of 12 ways to repurpose a dresser.

    http://www.addicted2decorating.com/twelve-ways-to-repurpose-a-dresser-dresser-transformations.html

    Thanks for the inspiration!!

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  2. You're so clever - this is awesome! I'm a gardening journalist in New Zealand, currently working on an inspirational DIY project magazine. I'd love to include this photo - credited, of course! Can you please email me on holmes.deb@gmail.com Thanks so much!

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