Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Sneak Peek Into The Living Room Makeover

Since I had some unexpected extra time today, I continued to work on my dining room makeover project. So, here is a little sneak peek! This weekend I found an old tray in the garage. It was pretty dingy and unusable in the condition that I found it in. Come to think of it, the tray may be my sisters from when we lived together. Oops! Well, it looks better now anyway. If it is yours Sis I am very sorry I did not ask you first!

Here is the tray before.

 I painted it white with some of the left over paint from my living room and hallway painting project (which is still a W.I.P).

I cut a piece of fabric that was left over from covering my dining room chairs and also making slip covers for the couch pillows. I laid the fabric inside the tray an drew a line where I would need to cut to make the shape of the tray.

Then I broke out the Mod Podge!  This stuff is awesome! A must have for every crafty person's collection. That statement is validated over here.

I put a layer of the Mod Podge directly on the tray.

 Then laid the fabric down on top of it and pressed it smoothly with my hands.

I painted a later of Mod Podge on the fabric and then repeated this about 3 times. 

Viola! The final result! This is going to go on the coffee table.

Here is another little sneak peek into my living room makeover project.

Dining room chair before.

Dining room chair after!



Little Wren said...

Liz it all looks GREAT! I've never used Modge Podge but after seeing what you just did I think there's a container of it in my futures. Can't wait to see more of what you do and then the big picture when you get it all done. :)

Melissa said...

Lizzie, I love the colors! You can change up your accessories all year round with those colors. Beautiful, dahling.

Tammy said...

Wow! Looks really nice. I love the chair makeover with the new fabric.

Rebecca@This Present Life said...

The tray turned out so cute! And I LOVE that fabric! The new blog looks great, too BTW!

Liz said...

Thanks everyone for your comments! I am pretty happy too with the way things are turning out!

Mod Podge Amy said...

Love the tray - and that chair is awesome!

Becky said...

Super cute! If you're interested in making a guest appearance on www.liberatecreativity.blogspot.com we'd love to have you!


Lori said...

Your makeover's looking great! I'm a new follower! Hope you can visit at http://www.lorihairston.blogspot.com

Kortney said...

Love the chair! So pretty! I'm hoppin from the hop and I'm now following you!! :) Have a great evening!

Liz said...

This really was a fun post for me. Thanks everyone for your kind comments! And Mod Podge Amy herself! Fantastic. :-)

Becky, it would be fun to make a guest appearance and will be hitting you up soon!

Jen said...

Liz, the chairs and the tray look fabulous! Can't wait to check out your other projects :)

Stopping over from the Blog Hop.


PS - thanks so much for the kind words on my blog today :)

Bonnie said...

Thanks for visiting my blog. You are so creative.

Angelia Sims Hardy said...

Wow! Those look so cheery and summery. What a bright spot in this dreary winter weather. Stay warm!


Young and Crafty said...

That fabric is fab! I'm looking for the perfect cheap tray to re-do too! The chair turned out great as well.

Thanks for sharing in FFA!


Jamie said...

Hi, I'm your newest follower. Sorry I missed the blog hop. There are some great sites on there. I love the try makeover and that chair is absolutely gorgeous. I love the fabric your chose. I'm trowing my first link party Monday. It would be great if you would stop by and add this tutorial. http://diyhshp.blogspot.com/

Jamie said...

Thank you so much for joining the More The Merrier Monday Linky Party. Be sure to come back next week. I look forward to seeing more of your projects.


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