Tuesday, January 7, 2014

PAINTED BLACK & METALLIC GOLD CRACKLED CABINETS FOR CAROLINA'S GUEST BATH

Carolina was redecorating her guest bathroom.


She had gold fixtures, so she approved
 a black crackled and metallic gold special finish.
I painted the cabinets metallic gold, used crackle medium and painted black over all.


There was a niche high up on the wall.  She and her husband wanted it to look like you were looking out at the sky.  So, I painted the sky and tree tops.
Later, Carolina found this nest and sent me a picture of it in the niche.
 I love the way the nest looks with the sky.


This is a closeup of the metallic gold and black crackled finish.


My flash made the pictures look really bright but,
the bathroom is, actually, very dark/very little light and this metallic gold and black finish looks really nice and soft.


I always feel proud when I see my work as a permanent part of a beautiful home.
Thank you, Carolina!
(Lucky me!)

34 comments:

  1. Wow! ....is that striking. Such a great finish!

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    1. Thank you! It looked so pretty with their guest bedroom decor.

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  2. Now that is a finish that will stop you in your tracks and make you take note! You are so talented. Thanx for sharing at THT!

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    1. Thank you and it was "striking". In the right light, the metallic gold would shine through.

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  3. Wow now that is super cool. I really enjoyed this inspirational post. I would love it if you would share this post at our WIW linky party? Hope to see you there!

    Paula
    ivyandelephants.blogspot.com

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  4. Love the sky and bird nest you painted! Beautiful! I'm a brand new blogger. Enjoyed looking over yours!

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    1. Thank you! I painted the sky and trees. Carolina added the real nest and twig.

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  5. So pretty, I love the niche! They will always enjoy looking up!
    Thanks so much for sharing at AMAZE ME MONDAY...
    Blessings,
    Cindy

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    1. Thank you! When you walk into the bathroom, the first impression is that it is a real window. And, they added a light in the niche, making it look more authentic.

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  6. So rich and elegant ~ you so wonderful work!

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  7. Gorgeous, Lynda. I love black and gold combinations. Very old world.

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    1. Thank you, Maggie! These colors really did look nice in their home.

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  8. Your painting always works! Thanks for linking to TTF!

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  9. Wow such talent! Love the niche. That's a great idea with the sky- it gives a real sense of looking outdoors. Her bird's nest was a perfect accent. The bathroom vanity is very dramatic and luxurious! I'm envious of people with talent like yours!

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    1. Thank you so much!! I love the sky and bird nest idea, too. It was Carolina's idea.

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  10. Beautiful redo. I love the trompe l'oeil niche. Black and gold isn't my thing, but this looks stunning.

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    1. Thank you so much!! Not my thing for my home, either. But, I have painted it several times for clients and it always looks very, very nice in their homes.

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    1. Thank you!! The black and metallic gold really are dramatic and so pretty in their home.

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  12. How stunning! You did a beautiful job. Ann Marie @ Iris Abbey
    https://www.facebook.com/irisabbeyfurniture





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  13. Pretty talented! Love this! Thanks for linking!

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    1. Thank you! Always enjoy your blog. Your children are beautiful and really favor you.

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  14. I love and have done the crackle technique many times. This really turned out elegant Lynda! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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    1. Thank you, Jann! It kind of has a mind of it's own. I never know for sure how the crackle will crackle.

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  15. Beautiful! Thanks for linking up to Take it on Tuesday!!
    ~ Betsy @ Romance on a dime

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    1. Thank you! And, enjoyed your sweet pictures of your new baby, too.

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  16. This is marvelously exquisite! I am honored that you shared at Home and Garden Thursday!
    Kathy

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    1. Thank you, Kathy!! Those colors looked so, so nice in their beautiful home.

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