Apron Strings Beauty

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  Oh my goodness...how I loved this dresser the second I saw it! You see...I love these Depression-Era beauties...they make me weak in the knees. They are so darling! I just couldn't resist. Excuse my sideways picture, but I had turned her this way to remove a bad caster so that's how I took the picture. I am so classy. I loved all her carved details, turned legs and that scalloped … [Read more...]

French Provincial Two-Tiered Beauty

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I feel like this gorgeous French Provincial two-tiered chest needs little introduction... this one speaks for herself. She's GORGEOUS. She didn't need my help to become beautiful...she came that way. I just wanted to give her a makeover to make her even MORE beautiful. She really just needed paint...and the paint make a great deal of difference. I used Annie Sloan's Paris Grey Chalk … [Read more...]

Chippy Antique Dresser in Mustard Seed Yellow Milk Paint

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I had been searching for the perfect piece to paint yellow for MONTHS. Well...I finally found it! Happy dance!!! This sweet antique dresser would look perfect in yellow...it is darling! I had been wanting to paint a piece in Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint in Mustard Seed Yellow. I decided to skip the Bonding Agent and just got for it and see if the milk paint would chip or not. Would you … [Read more...]

Layered Milk Paint Bow-Front Chest Makeover

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   How about this cool chest? I have never seen a piece quite like it with its bow-front chest and tiered style...I thought it was too unique to pass up. Plus tall dressers always seem to be sought out pieces so they usually sell quickly. It didn't take me long to figure out my vision for it...I wanted to go green. I planned to use Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint in Boxwood, but I … [Read more...]

Stunning Schloss Dresser

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I found this gorgeous empire dresser from a furniture friend of mine that was selling it. You see ... she cleans out estates and then resells amazing piece of furniture like this. It is good to have friends like her. I loved this one the second I laid eyes upon it. I have an affinity for empire dressers you see. This one was just so beautiful....I simply couldn't resist! My plan from the … [Read more...]

Paris Grey Vanity Makeover

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I had to drive a good 45 minutes one way to pick up this sweet vanity...but I think it was worth it. Isn't she darling??? I couldn't resist her charm. I painted her up in Annie Sloan's Paris Grey and distressed her all over. I sealed up the entire piece in Annie Sloan's Clear Wax and buffed it to a nice sheen when I was finished. I added some seriously adorable polka dotted knobs to top it … [Read more...]

Farmhouse Empire Dresser

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Hi everyone! It is Monday morning and I am at it early today because I am excited to show you my latest makeover! The coffee helps, too :) I spotted this piece for sale on Craigslist...oh how much do I love Craigslist??? I messaged right away because I knew this piece was so awesome...I had to act fast on this one! The lady selling it was very kind and I headed out to pick it up that … [Read more...]

Pure White Victorian Dresser Makeover

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I am writing one more post before I take some time off for vacation... I will be back soon enough, but for now, I am looking forward to spending some time with the family :) I found some really nice pieces the other day...here is one of the pieces that I purchased... A  stunning Victorian dresser with an amazing mirror! This dresser was just gorgeous even then despite wear and tear. She was … [Read more...]

French Linen Beauty

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 This dresser caught my eye from the beginning. The mirror actually drew me in...it was so pretty and unique. Such a pretty piece! I had to have her :) She cost a little above the budget I was comfortable with, but I just couldn't resist! She was more worn and tired than the picture shows so I figured painting her up would make a world of difference. I think it was spot on! I used Annie … [Read more...]

Bergere Milk-Painted Dresser

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 I jumped on this piece immediately. I adore these little antique chests as much as I love chocolate...and that is an awful lot. She sat for a bit in my garage as I awaited the release of Miss Mustard Seed's New European Line of milk paint colors. I was anxious to try a gorgeous color called Bergere. I was also inspired by this piece from the talented Miss Mustard Seed. Her Mora … [Read more...]