Painting therapy, Part II!

I finally finished my painting projects. Here are two views of my bedroom with its new look!

room_view1 room_view2

I also spray painted a old wooden table on the porch–it was bright green but the paint was chipping off so I had to redo it. There was enough spray paint left in the can for one more project.

I had an old glass doorknob (from this house but I can’t reattach it to the closet door it fell from). I think it’s an original doorknob–the house was built in 1908. I needed something on my bathroom wall, and decided to make a towel rack out of it. I took apart a wooden cigar box, painted it, and turned it into a sort of shadow box, with the doorknob epoxied to a mirror at the center. It’s drying now. I can’t wait to hang it in my bathroom!

doorknobhanger1

doorknobhanger2

Nothing like being a shaky, twitchy, anxious, paranoid, angry BPD/C-PTSD in full trigger mode, to get those creative juices flowing. Doing these things really helped me stay in the present and even almost sane.

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24 thoughts on “Painting therapy, Part II!

  1. I like what you’ve done in your bedroom, it’s inviting looking, warm, homey. And the doorknob idea is pretty neat. Too nice a doorknob not to be used in some way. Good deal!

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  2. There were some of those doorknobs where I grew up – until the ‘renovated’ the apartment complex. It’s fun to see it repurposed like that. Btw, the room you painted looks great!

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