Push those sleeves up...
I love Mary Engelbright. So I'm sort of a dork, but I pore over all her Home Companion mags and crinkle them to a loved mass of pages stuffed in odd areas throughout my house. I decided to take this old rocking chair to the Engelbright Xtreme. (Don't hurt yourself, there.) I went with Twice Lovely's fringed rosettes and shabby surprises, and transformed a once (long, long time ago) loved baby glider. (Still love the baby-now-girl. Just not the chair.) And so (clear the throat), well, here's the before. I hate this mismatched part:
Who would've know those sweet little ruffles were once on a sloppy pirate shirt??
You remember these?
Collar and hat, too...
and, actually the white quilted fabric was a bedspread that I believe had bad chi. I know. I'm a wierd art girl.
So that means I had to paint this: