It's Mrs. Kelly. I wanted to show you my latest before and after...so, keep reading.
I think the first Mackenzie-Childs piece I owned was my teakettle. My mom gave it to me as a gift and it has sat ever since on my stove top. I thought it would be fun to do a kitchen makeover for my daughter. For months her little kitchen has sat down in our basement. It was time to bring up the kitchen and find a place in her bedroom. I thought we should do a proper kitchen unveiling though. And, first thing on the agenda was to outfit her kitchen with her very own Mackenzie-Childs- like teapot...so she could be just like her mom. And really, who doesn't want to be just like me?
Ok, so we started with this little teapot. It's plastic.
Then I got some white spray paint and went to town:
Next, I cut a piece a paper to use as a ruler or sorts and drew a grid around the teakettle.
Then I grabbed some acrylic paints I already had and got fancy with my paper plate palette.
About twenty minutes later I had this:
Not perfect but good enough for a three year old's kitchen, right?
Remember the before:
And here it is side by side with the inspiration piece:
In full disclosure my son kept yelling at me for painting his sister's teakettle and saying how I shouldn't destroy toys that belong to other people. D'oh! Anyone want a spot of tea?