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Guest Posting at Living Savvy & My First Client

August 19, 2011


On Wednesday I participated in Living Savvy's Spay Painters Anonymous, finally coming to to terms with my addiction to spray paint. The first step to recovery is to admit you have a problem, right? 


Head over to Living Savvy to see what project I shared! Tiffany, the beautiful author has me envious of her upholstery talent. She recently re-upholstered a wing back chair. Check out this drool worthy makeover:


And yesterday I met with my first design client. My friend asked me to help her re-design her teen daughter's bedroom. They sold all her furniture and we are pretty much starting with with a clean slate. We are working with a very small budget, so I am up for the challenge of creating a space she can enjoy!

Here is the space I am working with:




We have a very generous time schedule so it is something we will slowly work on for the next month. This room is getting a fresh coat of paint, maybe some pattern? She also needs a bed, dresser, night table, bedding, and window coverings. I smell a trip to Ikea!

Can't wait to share my adventure along with way!

Have a fabulous weekend! 

XO Barbara

13 comments:

  1. Ooh, that chair is lovely! (heading over to living savvy now) Can't wait to see what you do with that room.

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  2. LOVEEE that chair, it is beautiful, I would love that!!!

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  3. Your first client! How fun!! Can't wait to see what you do!

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  4. Love the fabric she used for that chair. You must be so excited with your new client. I think it is easier to start with a clean slate. Can't wait to see what paint color you choose and the progress. Have a great weekend.

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  5. that wing back chair is fabulous!

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  6. This is going to be such a fun room to re-do!!! Yay for your first client! Can't wait to see all the fab progress :)
    Nancy xo

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  7. That chair is amazing and congrats on your first client! Have fun. Can't wait to see what you do.

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  8. The small table by the chair is exactly what I am looking for in my living room except bigger and higher. Can't wait to see what you DIY for the room!

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  9. Congrats on your first client! How exciting and it seems like such a fun project! Looking forward to see how this room turns out!

    Jessie
    www.mixandchic.com

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  10. super excited to see your magic in action!

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  11. Lucky her to have you as your first client!...have fun ...even paint alone is going to be transforming!
    Nice to see you sat!

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  12. Congratulations on your first client, having your first experience with a friend should make it a lot of fun too. Looking forward to seeing the finished room.

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