You know its funny, in the kitchen, we rarely think of what’s in the backdrop.
The center of attention is normally the delicious food. We forget the kitchen needs a little attention to its decorative details as well. This can be accomplished of course in the detail of the cabinets, the counters and jeweled backsplashes. But it’s also about the accessories. Not too much. A little really goes a long way in the kitchen. But little elements here and there bring life to a kitchen. So while out shopping at one of my favorite stores, TJ Maxx, I spotted what looked like a broken branch from a floral display. Huh, I thought. I bet there is a planter box on the floor missing a great big chunk of greenery. And as I turned the corner, there it was, a broken beat up planter that had seen better days. I flip it over to check out the price…$3 WHATTTTT?!! OK I’ll take this, and go back to pick up the broken branch.
That paired with various shades of green and black acrylic paints and I was ready to bring new life back into this piece.
Then Iron the veneer on to the box being sure to not get to close to the wax leaves. I still need to use this iron for its intended purpose (To iron everyone Else’s clothes).