You might recall on a previous ReStore trip I found this red lovely box.
It’s a lacquered pretty from Pottery Barn. Only for me it cost a mere $3. It’s a bit scratched up and to be honest….. I’m not a red girl. Coral? Ruby? Maybe. Fire-engine-red? No.
So of course, I turned to Pinterest for inspiration.
This little box is actually an accessory that Jackie used to stage her storage of her favorite magazines, but it’s just so darn cute! A chevron pattern (For which I am a total sucker for!) but not an all-over one which keeps it cleaner looking somehow. This pattern could be easily recreated with some spray paint and frog tape.
This gold beauty is another easily re-created box with tape and paint. Though it also reminds me of a steamer trunk just a tiny bit…. so maybe not?
Here, Frechles Chick painted up her boxes in a fun pop of color (And you know green is already Kermit-approved in our place!) and finished the boxes off with a ring of ribbon around the top and bottom. A clean look with a little dimension.
The peeps over at Yellow Umbrella turned this trunk into a snazzy piece (A la Emily Henderson) with a cool geometric pattern. A pretty cool look, though it may not transfer to a smaller vessel so well.
This one has made it’s way all ’round the internet. The popular columnist and blogger, Kate, of Censational Girl actually whipped up these super-convincing knock offs. I can’t help but be completely drawn to the pretty tealish blue. And the contrast of the edges? SWOON. This is def. a top contender for inspiration!
So what do you think? Any ideas on what I should whip this red box into?
- ReStore & Anthro Look the Same (bandbbuildalife.com)