Eastlake Dresser Makeover

eastlake 1 - EC

There are so many different styles of furniture... I have my favorites. I seem to tend toward rustic looking or curvy pieces of furniture, but sometimes I am drawn to simple, clean lines on a piece. To see a very helpful blog post on furniture styles, check out THIS POST by Shades of Blue Interiors. Take this dresser for example... it is an Eastlake-style antique dresser. It is boxy, but does … [Read more...]

Old to New Buffet

Buffet 1 - EC

I purchased this gorgeous buffet from a gal I knew. I thought I was so lucky to have been the first person to see it for sale. It is always a RACE to WIN good pieces of furniture on these Facebook sale sites. I love them, but they are sheer madness I tell ya. Isn't she beautiful? I intended to paint the base cream while refinishing the top in a dark walnut stain, BUT my plan didn't go off … [Read more...]

Short and Sweet Antique Dresser

Shortie 8- EC

She was super stunning from the start. I loved her details and columns...she was just so sweet. Did I mention that she also came with a fabulous HUGE mirror? She came with those weird ball rolling thingies and while I worked on her, I left them on because she was so easy to maneuver around the garage. I tool them off once I was all finished with her makeover. She was short, but … [Read more...]

Creamy White Dresser Makeover

Cream White Dresser 8 - EC

I purchased this sweet old gal from a friend of mine who was in need of thinning out her stash of awesome furniture pieces. Yes, I can help! This old beauty was so pretty AND she came with an amazing mirror. SOLD. She did have damaged veneer and was missing quite a bit of it - it also had a fair amount of animal damage I suspected from an overly energetic and unsurprised puppy. After much … [Read more...]