8/18/2013

Gorgeous Shelving Unit

I am very drawn to these types of shelving units.



  I realize that these are Victorian and my style of decorating is certainly not Victorian.



    But it's the romance of the curves...


                 And the spindles that gets me every time!






This was ripe for the picking at a garage sale last weekend. Pay close attention to the feet...Wrong!

Someone had tried to fix them with wood balls. The wood had seen better days and I knew that since I was going to paint this piece, I could come up with better feet.

Curtain finials...
Much better I think.  She is finished and oh so pretty and petite...
Here is a reminder of a corner one that I did and kept for my home...in my mud room!
This one though is for sale...like everything else in my life!

Photobucket
These parties I love to link up to or check out my Blog Parties tab
Monday
Party Time @ It's So Very Cheri
Metamorphosis Monday @ Between Naps On The Porch
Motivate Me Monday @ Keeping It Simple  
Make it Pretty Monday @ The Dedicated House
Masterpiece Monday @ Boogieboard Cottage 
Creative Blogger's Party @ Homemaker On A Dime
Making The World Cuter @ Making The World Cuter 

Mop It Up Monday @ I Should Be Mopping The Floor
Market Yourself Monday @ Sumo's Sweet Stuff
Make It Yourself Monday @ An Original Belle 

Tuesday
Give Me The Goods Party @ So Much Better With Age 
Project Inspired Linky Party @ Cupcakes and Crinoline
Cowgirl Up Link Party @ The Farmhouse Porch 
Show Me What You Got @ Our Delightful Home
Knick of Time Tuesday @ Knick of Time
The Inspiration Board Link Party @ Homework
Nifty Thrifty Tuesday @ Coastal Charm
Time to Shine Tuesday @ A Diamond in the Stuff 
Tuesday Treasures @ My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia
From Dream to Reality @ The DIY Dreamer
Tweak It Tuesday @ Cozy Little House
Creative Tuesday @ The Rustic Pig 
Inspire Me Tuesday @ A Stroll Thru Life 
Tuesdays at Our Home @ Our Home Away From Home 
Wednesday 
Be Inspired Party @ Elizabeth & Co.
Power Of Paint @ Domestically Speaking
Swing Into Spring Wednesday @ DIY by Design
Wildly Original Wednesday @ I Gotta Create!

What We Accomplished Wednesday @ Green Willow Pond  
Adorned From Above Party @ Adorned From Above
Wow Us Wednesday @ Savvy Southern Style
Piece of Work Wednesday @  Primitive & Proper
What's It Wednesday @ Ivy and Elephants

Centerpiece Wednesday @ The Style Sisters 
Wow Me Wednesday @ Ginger Snap Crafts
Thursday
Inspiration Gallery Link Party @ The Golden Sycamore
Treasure Hunt Thursday @ From My Front Porch To Yours 
The Humble Brag Link Party @ One Project Closer/The Better Half

Paint Party @ Start at Home
Show & Share @ Southern Lovely
Show Me Extraordinary Thursday Party @ The 36th Avenue
Transformation Thursday @ The Shabby Creek Cottage
100 Ideas Under $100 @ Beyond The Picket Fence
Blog Stalking Thursday @ The Crafty Blog Stalker
The Weekly Creative Saturday Party @ The Girl Creative and Reasons To Skip The Housework
Friday
Fabulously Creative Linky Party @ Jennifer Rizzo 

Show And Tell Friday @ My Romantic Home
Furniture Feature Friday @ Miss Mustard Seed

Frugal Friday @ Shabby Nest
Feathered Nest Friday @ French Country Cottage
Vintage Inspiration Friday @ Common Ground
Home Sweet Home @ The Charm of Home
Frugalicious Friday @ Finding Fabulous
TGIF Linky Party @ A Peek Into My Paradise 
Saturday
Any Link Goes Party @ Bacon Time With The Hungry Hungry Hypo 
Weekend WrapUp Party @ Tatertots and Jello 
Serenity Saturday @ Serenity You
Saturday Nite Special @ Funky Junk Interiors
Show and Tell Saturday @ Be Different, Act Normal 


What To Do Weekends @ Crafts A La Mode
Sunday
Get Schooled Saturday @ Too Much Time On My Hands
Overflowing with Creativity @ It's Overflowing
Sunday Showcase Party @ By Stephanie Lynn 
Sundae Scoop Weekend Wrap Up Party @ I love Nap Time 
That DIY Party @ DIY Show Off
So Darn Crafty Party @ Sew Many Ways
Think Pink Party @ Flamingo Toes
Let's Get Social Sunday @ My Turn for us 
Sunday Show Off Linky Party @ Twigg Studios
DIY Sunday Showcase Linky Party @ VMG206

20 comments:

  1. Oh the shelving unit turned out so good. I love these shelves. I always think they have a dainty feel to them. This one, now in a light color really is pretty! You do such nice work.
    Thanks for sharing.

    Cindy
    CynthiasVintageInVA

    ReplyDelete
  2. I don't think I have ever seen one of those shelves. They look fun for decorating, but a lot of work to paint.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Love the color ~ Awesome job especially with the new feet :)

    ReplyDelete
  4. I think I will look at Victorian shelves in a different light now. Painting them certainly makes them look better.
    *Smiles*

    ReplyDelete
  5. Nice job on the shelving!
    Hey--I just noticed your new profile pic!
    Really nice--Catherine

    ReplyDelete
  6. Beautiful! Love the new feet!!

    ReplyDelete
  7. Great transformation! Perfect and romantic - and less formal :) Great job!
    Greetings from Australia♥ ~Pernilla

    ReplyDelete
  8. I love it! I flip flop back and forth between a love of cluttered Victorian and sparse farmhouse. When will it end? The world may never know.

    ReplyDelete
  9. FAbulous piece, so ornate. Great redo. Thanks for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

    ReplyDelete
  10. It's beautiful! I would buy this.

    ReplyDelete
  11. Great idea! I like how it turned out. I have a similar set of shelves that need spruced up. You've given me some inspiration.:>)

    ReplyDelete
  12. Beautiful, Terry! I love pieces like this, too. While I don't usually buy them I wind up standing and admiring them for a few minutes. Mostly because I don't have anywhere to put one in my own home. Although, I would love to find one I can paint over and put in my booth.

    ReplyDelete
  13. This is such a pretty piece and you certainly brought it back to life!

    ReplyDelete
  14. I love your work! I found you over at Savvy Southern Style and I'm glad I did.
    Marie@InteriorFrugalista

    ReplyDelete
  15. I love them. They look so much better painted!

    ReplyDelete
  16. Gorgeous!! I especially love, corner shelf units.

    Please link-up this beautiful post at our rules free Blog Strut Link Party/blog hop, Thursdays at 5:00 PM PST. Our Blog Strut isn't your average blog hop, it offers many ways to promote and give exposure to your blog and posts. We pin all links, featured posts, as well as offer free co-host spots and button/logo redesign, plus free social network link ups. Join us and show what you’ve got!! http://www.mypersonalaccent.com/linkyparty/

    http

    ReplyDelete
  17. This is such a great piece! Do you know much stuff I could load on there?! Fabulous!
    You did a gorgeous job. Mud room, huh? I'm going to have to go rethink a few things!
    Love it!
    Hugs,
    Patti

    ReplyDelete
  18. So pretty! The white makes the details pop!

    ReplyDelete
  19. Great job on the shelf Terry! I love it in white. The new feet are perfect. Thank you for sharing at What We Accomplished Wednesdays.

    Hugs,
    Deborah

    ReplyDelete
  20. Nice Work done on the piece. It looks so pretty in white.

    ReplyDelete

It makes me smile to hear from you!

09 10