A Lovely Dresser in Old White

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A friend actually spotted this dresser for me and sent me a picture to see if I was interested. Well, of course I was. She had no trouble seeing that is was JUST my style. She was curvy and tall and had a beautiful mirror that just drew me in. Of course I wanted to buy her and remake her. She had great bones and natural beauty so her makeover was pretty easy. I wanted to keep her look light … [Read more...]

The Evolution of Emma’s Dresser

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 I wanted to give you a glimpse of my most recent project which I was able to finish up today thanks to the glorious weather!  I purchased a darling dresser for my Emma a year or more ago.  I decided to stain it rather than paint it as I felt the wood was perfect.  I thought it looked amazing!  I had an gorgeous antique bed to match and all was well in the world.  Then...then bed began to give me … [Read more...]

Beachy Coffee Table

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When I picked up this cute coffee table at a yard sale, I thought it would be an easy makeover.  I really like a cute coffee table and this one had two drawers which I loved.  Little did I know, this table would cause me headaches.  First I painted it several coats of antique white.  I didn't fully have a vision for it yet so it sat while I thought through a dozen ideas in my mind.  I really … [Read more...]

Nautical Neil: A Fun Dresser Redo!

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I had picked up this dresser a few months back and had a vision for it from the get-go.  Then it sat.  I just wasn't married to my original idea.  I wasn't feelin' it.  So...finally I was bit by the inspiration bug last week (it just comes out of nowhere...I swear!) and my new vision was born.  I had wanted to paint a dresser a dark navy blue for some time so this fit the bill.  Here is the before … [Read more...]