Thursday, July 17, 2008

Back to Black


I decided to go for a sense of drama with the little cupboard make-over. A 1920's cotton with a jet black background and rosy pink roses trailing across, now lines the door panel.
I used PVA glue to hold it in place (at about 11pm last night!)
I thought I would also include a photo of my velvet flower framed mirror, which is in the same room, as I haven't shown it in place before.
A favourite postcard of mine nestles amongst the pansies and violets.

Hope you're having a great day,
Niki x

16 comments:

  1. The cupboard looks fantastic Niki. Very dramatic. I love the contrast of the paint colour with the fabric. I bought some similar fabric a while back from ebay I think but it was a little disappointing in that the black was not as black as I hoped. It had an almost greenish tinge to it. Still lovely though and I've made myself a nice shopping bag with it.

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  2. Such a great use of colour, I love it!!!

    And the mirror looks great too.

    Victoria xx

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  3. Nikki, I love the aqua and the black together. Fabulous and so pretty!!!!

    Ok, now where on earth did you find all of those velvet flowers? The mirror is drop dead gorgeous!!! I have on flower and it was 5.00. Now if only I could be lucky and stumble on more...but for less.

    Always a treat to visit your blog!

    xo
    Becky

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  4. I'm going to do the same thing with a little 3 drawer chest I stol......uhhhh, borrowed from my daughter's house in Calif. when we were down there the last 2 weeks, nostalgia chickee! Got some fabulous finds. She had french wire baskets stacked in her shed along with the little chest and I took them to redo for my house! What a brat to hide those from me!
    Smoochies
    Connie

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  5. tiffany~shabbyscraps2:29 pm

    gorgeous cabinet and mirror Niki! love them!
    xoxo, Tiffany

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  6. As usual lovely make-overs to delight us all!
    Kisses Kisses
    Debbie
    xxx

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  7. I have just found your blog its amazing and so is your shop,I love it .
    Love from sesga xx

    Please can I add you to my favorites.

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  8. The black is very dramatic and quite lovely! I love the velvet flower framed mirror. What a clever idea! xo, suzy

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  9. Wow - how lovely is that cupboard. What a good idea. It looks so different. I love the mirror as well.

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  10. Absolutely beautiful- the cupboard and the mirror, and basically every single thing you make and/or post about!

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  11. That fabric looks beautiful on the cupboard Niki, the contrast in colours is great. Love too the mirror, very beautiful. Your house is just stunning!
    Kimx

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  12. Well I'm sure that if I was up playing with PVA at 11pm the outcome would be far far less impressive! You're a marvel! The cupboard looks amazing and that mirror!!!! Just edible! But how do you dust it? I'd never dare do that as it would be covered in cobwebs within a week round here! xxx

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  13. What a lovely colour combination!Your mirror is gorgeous too ;-)

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  14. I have always loved the black background for roses for some reason, I think it always looks so pretty but daring too.
    love Alison x

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  15. I love that colour combination Niki.. and can imagine you glueing at 11 .00 p.m . You must work round the clock to make all these fabulous ideas that flow from the Stone House..
    The mirror is just gorgeous and so original!

    Michele x

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Niki xx