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2 Furniture Makeovers with Octopus Motif

Two fabulous furniture makeovers with the octopus motif!

Nautical Nightstand
Massachusetts Artist Will Means gives old furniture a bold new personality. At The Hive, the gallery where his work is sold, the transformation of this piece is humorously described as follows: Find a solidly constructed antique nightstand, strip that sucker down to bare wood, draw a cool (albeit slightly angry) octopus and transfer to a Frisket. Then stain, mask, paint, lacquer, line the drawers, and attach hardware.

Painted Nightstand
I just adore this nautical nightstand with the Octopus!

Chair Before
This Chair Makeover involves paint too, high gloss black for the frame, but the octopus was found in a cool modern Nautical Fabric by Duralee.

Octopus Fabric Chair
Love it!
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17 comments:

Lia said...

I love octopus, (no idea how to spell the plural)
They have always made me want to laugh as I think there is something of the clown about them, but I know people who say they are sinister.
I don't think they are used enough in interior design, but then that might be because people find them sinister.
I love J.p.Cook and can't thank you enough for the intro.
That table is really smashing.
Much love
Lia
xx

Beach Vintage said...

Wow, can you imagine trying to paint that octopus on that stand? Amazing work.

Shellbelle said...

Decorating with an octopus, now that's something you don't see everyday. I love them both, but I need to check out that fabric.

Thanks again for the shout out about my giveaway!

Christy said...

Wow that chair makeover is stunning!

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

O I dig the makeovers :)

MCH PHOTOGRAPHY said...

I love the chair!! it's so neat

Low Tide High Style said...

Wow, those are very very cool! Now I need to start thinking about where I could put that table and those chairs!

Thank you again for the Giveaway link! I really appreciate it!

Kat :)

desiree said...

Absolutely love that octopus table--I love seeing the wood grain. The black with the wood is perfect.

Laura Trevey said...

That fabric is to DIE for ~~ I'm serious!!
Have a super week Maya!!

xoxo

Linda at Lime in the Coconut! said...

I LOVE those octopii makeovers...they are really fabulous! Great post, Maya....Now you have me thinking of many legged creatures of the sea!

Deanna said...

The octopus nightstand is great! And...I know this Duralee fabric. We looked at it in aqua to recover our chaise lounge in our family room. Their sealife collection is fantastic. Everyone must check it out!

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

This makes me wish I could paint! I love them all.

Sue

Renee Finberg said...

i agree.
the night stand is fabulous.

xxx

Sherry said...

Nice restyling of the furniture! Great imagination.

slommler said...

Wow is all I can say!! Fabulous!!
Hugs
SueAnn

Roseanna said...

Fantastic table!

Miss Mustard Seed said...

That night stand is amazing! I love that it's themed, but still looks classic. I'm not sure how it works, but I know I like it.