Monday, May 07, 2012

Spring Cleaning

Cabinet of Curiosities_lo
Spiney Pods
Dwell Mags
Burro Tail
I'm using that beautiful turquoise to paint the inner back wall
of our cabinet of curiosities. It was fun to empty it out and look at each of the little pods, shells, twigs, seeds, etc...that we've been collecting over the years.

29 Lovely Comments:

Blogger barbara@sparrowavenue said...


Have fun painting

5/07/2012 2:57 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Paint cardboard first and put it in the cupboard. I like turq too, but wood is so beautiful. You can always remove cardboard , but removing paint is a pain.

5/07/2012 3:06 PM  
OpenID curlygirlpress said...

What fun! Great color, too. I'm so enjoying having my own cabinet of curiosities, though I notice it's filling up REALLY quickly these days. = )

5/07/2012 3:07 PM  
Blogger Kalei's Best Friend said...

Love those 'dingle balls' ( liquor amber, right?) my kids use to toss those at each other.. lol... that paint will look gorgeous.. That branch on top of your chest adds to the chest!.

5/07/2012 3:23 PM  
Blogger Katie said...

Your home is just wonderful. I hope you post how re-vamping went. :)

5/07/2012 3:35 PM  
Blogger peacework designs said...

I cannot WAIT to see your cabinet when you are through with it!!! Hurry up!!!!!!!!!!

5/07/2012 3:39 PM  
Blogger Margie Oomen said...

i love how you tied the grass we found on our walk
a natural broom:)

5/07/2012 3:57 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous is so right. I have also used wallpaper to cover the back of a cabinet. I used foamcore board sized to just wedge in. It worked beautifully.


5/07/2012 4:29 PM  
Blogger CLAUDIA said...

Hola Geninne
El mueble esta hermoso. Me imagino que lo hizo tu esposo
¿Que madera es?
Un beso Claudia Debler

5/07/2012 5:21 PM  
Blogger Kathleen Maunder said...

I officially declare (in my head at least) that colour to be called 'Geninne'! :)

5/07/2012 5:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i love the cabinet!!!!

5/07/2012 5:53 PM  
Blogger Samantha said...

That beautiful turquoise is certainly your signature colour!

5/07/2012 6:42 PM  
Blogger ☮Bohemian Mamaw☮ said...

Can't wait to see it finished!

5/07/2012 6:49 PM  
Blogger tinajo said...

Wonderful pics!

I got your print yesterday - LOVE it! :-)

5/07/2012 11:07 PM  
Blogger Ein Schweizer Garten said...

I love your blog, your creativity, your wonderful pictures! greetings from Switzerland

5/07/2012 11:20 PM  
Anonymous Yna said...

Yes, turquoise currently provides a good mood. It's not really my favorite color, but also my home, there are one or two turquoise spots.

5/08/2012 1:04 AM  
OpenID aracelisrandomness said...

Geninne con el turquesa va a quedar precioso!

5/08/2012 7:32 AM  
Anonymous 1 FIL A LA PATTE said...

the turquoise is a beautiful color. It will be very nice

5/08/2012 9:37 AM  
Anonymous joanie said...

I think I'd like to live inside your cabinet amongst your curiosities – I love turquoise too!

5/08/2012 1:17 PM  
Blogger flowtops said...

I'm with the cardboard suggestion (I have a thing for wood.)

That being said, your home is lovely and I think this color will fit perfectly!


5/09/2012 5:20 AM  
Blogger Cally said...

That's going to look beautiful! I love bright colours with wood; they go so well together.

5/09/2012 6:34 AM  
Anonymous maria zavala said...

Beautiful work on your head, and brilliant turquoise, Your work is beautiful and looks that you enjoy

5/09/2012 1:21 PM  
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Blogger Andrea Deal said...

Very pretty!

5/17/2012 5:20 AM  
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