Whitening

3:49:00 AM

No, I'm not talking about my skin. Though I'd like to be whiter, NOT fairer, but whiter. I'm too yellow! And I'm not being racist to my own descent. I'm actually a lot yellower than most people here.  I think when I got sick from hepa-A ten years ago, I didn't go back to my real color. Haha, but I'm not kidding.

Anyway, I'm sorry I tend to babble around random thoughts before actually going to the point. What's wrong with me??

Another anyway, here's what's the whitening is all about. I bought the most favorite tool of all diy blog people, white spray paint, and picked three random things in my room that needed a fresh coat.

1) A very old rusty mirrored tray

2) The kitties that you've seen here.

3) and this glass container.

As much as I love bright colors, the whites are a nice balance to offset all the crazy brights, and I love that it looks graphic against the dark walls.

Faux curtain wall, UP NEXT!

P.S. Yes, I love to color my nails too. But nowadays the only coloring they get are from actual paint. I think I need to buy myself a gloves for projects so I can enjoy my two favorite things, painting stuff and painting nails! (This is another post-rambling about unrelated stuff. What can I say? I love to share.)

15 comments

  1. I love the white spray paint!
    Especially on that glass container - I never would have thought to paint that!
    It looks GORGEOUS.
    :D
    Can't wait to see more changes!!!

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  2. I love the look!! Except every time I see white house objects, I want to cover them in my magazine scraps hahaha...

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  3. White spray paint is my BFF!!! It transforms things. Those look awesome, and I bet you love them!

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  4. They look great! And I'm a nail polish nerd too :D

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  5. Oh...I think just about everything is better painted white. Sometimes I'll have something and I'll think "Should I paint it white...I love it like it is?" and then I'll paint it and yes....I like it even better once painted white.

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  6. I think that candy dish looks pretty amazing painted white by the way.

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  7. I think the kittens are adorable! The white brought out all the details including their faces and their tiny little toes!!! Good job, girl!

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  8. Love the changes and love the new look of your blog! :)

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  9. Yay, they all look so good! I think the glass container is my favorite. It completely changes the feel of the piece, and in a good way.

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  10. You are so funny... you are yellow? right now, I´m gray! realy! the summer is ending here, and I didn´t get a good tan :)

    I love the make-overs! the glass container is beautifull. In fact, it´s looks like ceramics (I use the work ok? I mean like pottery, clay... you understand :)

    I can´t wait to see the faux curtain!

    Hugs
    Romi

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  11. Aw I really love how much more you can see the kitties faces white!

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  12. Aww glad you all like them and the kitties... I'm loving the new white additions to this room.

    Thanks all for dropping by! :)

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  13. Yayyy so pretty! Like you, i adore bright bold colors -- so painting other random items white really helps to brighten things up while still complimenting the surrounding items -- your goodies look brand new now! fabulous!

    xoXOxo
    Jenn @ Peas & Crayons

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  14. That last white container makeover is fabulous!!! It looks like a little pagoda!

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  15. Do you apply anything on the objects before or after spray painting them? I've been planning to do something like this but different colors but I'm not sure if I can do it right. Hope you can reply! Thanks!

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Thanks for dropping by. I'd love to hear what you think! :)

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