Pieced Pastimes: Breadbox Makeover

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Breadbox Makeover

My breadbox was too contemporary looking for me so I decided to prim it up a bit. This is the end result. The color is darker than it shows on the picture.

This is how the breadbox looked before. I beat it up a bit and stained it with Minwax Early American. I wasn't crazy about that look, so I decided to go ahead and paint it. I started with a barn red first and then wiped on some black paint. I like it better than the stained look and will keep it this way for now.

A package arrived today with this lovely enamelware bowl and goats milk soap. It looks lovely in my bathroom that I just redid.

The soap is pumpkin apple butter scent and it smells so wonderful! I also got a nice prim looking bottle of her goats milk lotion and after one use my hands feel quite soft and supple. I bought them from Nellie's Acres. I absolutely love her candles and her scents are just heavenly. I highly recommend her.

Until next time, Suzanne. Print Friendly and PDF

5 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness!! What a huge change that makes on your breadbox!! I think you did a fantastic job! What a cute soap bowl, I wish I could smell the soaps! I bet they are perfect for your newly re-done bathroom!

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  2. Great job on the breadbox, Suzanne.

    I have one of those exact same enamelware soap dishes in my bathroom as well filled with all kinds of hand made soaps. Don't you love it?

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  3. The breadbox came out great! I want a soap dish like that, I hope she sells them.
    You're all hooked up on the NE Bloggers list, welcome!

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  4. Oh that soap sounds yummy and almost good enough to eat!! And the bread box looks so much ncer all primmed up.

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  5. Not sure if I like the soap or the soap bowl better, so it's good that they are together. Really cute.

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