Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Window Frame Revamp: Take 3

Yes, this would be numero tres of making over this poor little victim, but by golly, I think I finally like it! 
In case you don't remember, I last left you with this:


I loved the knobs so much, but didn't think they looked right. I was about to return them, but then I asked myself why I would do that when I love them? There's gotta be something else I could change, right?
Then I thought about how I've never been crazy about the color, even thought it matches my other bedroom furniture, so I decided to go out on a limb and paint it. The problem with the color was that it's a warm color and so is the beach mat, so the cool silver knobs just threw it off.

My solution? Paint it the same blue I just painted the coral.

Here is a pic in case you don't feel like going to the link:


So, I painted my window frame and stained it with some Minwax Early American and I finally love it!


And now the knobs look so much better, in my opinion.


Ok, I promise you won't be hearing about this guy again...I think.


P.S. This is how the window originally looked.


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12 comments:

José Maria Lobato said...

Hi, congratulations for your excelent Blog, I like it a lot.
Always wanted to make a craft work in a window, thanks for the tip, I will return here for a closer look certainly. Keep up with the good work!!! José

Suzanne@Meridian Road said...

You can NEVER go wrong with that color of blue, in my opinion! It looks great. :)

wendy smedley said...

Love the blue and the knobs- awesome project

Meg said...

That blue is so calming and serene. Ah...I love it. Great change! It's a keeper!

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Creative Ambitions said...

Ali... it looks great with the blue...very nice! I know about those three timers... you got work it until you get it right!! :)

Amy Kinser said...

It looks great. The color is perfect and the knobs add such a great touch.

Partying with you tonight.

Funky Junk Interiors said...

Haha! I do the same thing, change things out all the time. Imagine how many layers of paint are actually holding our old relics together at this point! :)

Very nice new look!

Donna

Cara said...

Love it! I just did a wall in my family room with old barn windows and a screen door, stop on over!

Cara

Cassie said...

I have to say, third time was definitely the charm on this one. I love this look the absolute best. Don't change it! Color, knobs and all :)

Kim said...

What a difference. I like the blue and the grass mats behind it.

Joy @ Thrifty Parsonage Living said...

Great transformation...love it!

Michelle@Somedaycrafts said...

much better blue!

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