Meet Vera

My favorite thing to do and to read about are transformations.  I particularly love a good furniture makeover when an old, but beautiful piece of furniture is given new life and goes from nice to absolutely spectacular.  The changes are often dramatic.  On a similar note, when I see a piece of furniture, I am able to look past the surface of what it is and see what is COULD be.  Imagining the possibilities is always fun for me.  I purchased this dresser the other day – she was a natural beauty.  Kind of like the woman that doesn’t HAVE to wear makeup as she is simply stunning with or WITHOUT it.  Yeah…she’s one of those.  Here’s the before:

This lady is pretty as is, but had quite a bit of veneer that needed
to come off.  She is pretty as is, but with some love, imagine how
 beautiful she could be!

So, the veneer was removed and she was sanded.

We primped and pruned and made her even more beautiful.
Here’s how lovely she came to be:

I’ve named her Vera.
She truely is fantastic.
She is for sale at the Blessed Nest…
message me if you are interested!
Linking To:

Savvy Southern Style

Home Stories A2Z

Domestically Speaking

Miss Mustard Seed's Creative Blog

Along For the Ride

I was featured on FJI

The DIY Show Off

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  1. oh, vera is just BEEEE-utiful! love those chunky little legs!


  2. love vera and her knobs! wow did that come out wrong… you know what i mean!

  3. love vera and her knobs! wow did that come out wrong… you know what i mean!

  4. The knobs are sweet & so is Vera!! Beautiful vision!

  5. She was so lucky to land in your hands–looks beautiful- Thanks for linking up to Share the Love Wednesday; hope you’ll be back this week. Mary

  6. You’ve been featured.

    Cheri from Its So Very Cheri

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