Custom Family Hutch

TeeeeeHeeeHeee, nothing makes me happier then creating a custom piece for someone!! 
THIS beauty came to me....GORGEOUS already! It was a rich dark brown....for the life of me I cannot find the before pic....sorry!
The woman wanted her families names scattered all over the hutch, including her late parents names.
I thought we could make it look like a postcard, so it has better flow!

I chalk painted this piece with van Gogh Fossil Paint in Patina Blue, Serenity soft brown and Cashmere Cream inside.

I created the postcard and freehand drew it all out!

Her parents were from Finland, hence the Finnish title. I wrote out all their names in an ancient handwritten font. I just wrote what came to me for the little message. "Stay young, always sing and dance". 
She said she loved music, so I added the musical detail by the postage mark
 and wrote "Suomi Music Academy" like as if it came from there. 
The Toronto Postage is as if it came from Finland right through Toronto!

I signed it from her late parents.....her request!

Honestly I teared up after this piece was complete and I stood reading it as if for the first time.....
The emotion that came across in was as if her parents wrote that exact postcard to her!!! I didn't realize it while I was writing it out!
Definitely something this family will cherish for a lifetime.
I was so proud for them to have it!

I painted the inside of the drawers and cupboards in the soft Serenity 

I gave it a tiny bit of distress as per her request!

I'm UBER proud of this piece!
Her husband came to pick it up and HE LOVED it! She called me once it arrived at her home and told me how much she loved it and WILL cherish it forever!


Super Love


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