Sunday, August 7, 2011

Weekend redos

Here you can see I cut off the drawer front to make a little desk top.

Above is the dresser before, I got it from a garage sale (I think it was in many) and it was blue for a boy. I painted it the lavender color for my girls room. I recently got an antique dresser and matching vanity and so this dresser was no longer needed in their room. I first painted it silver and really wasn't working, so I went with a hammered metallic brown and black to show off the lines and then I free handed the poppies on it. It is sitting in my entry.
I wasn't quite ready to part with this dresser, I really think it is the legs that sold me on it. So I thought I would repurpose it. I cut off the drawer front to make a drop down desk for bill paying. It didn't turn out quite as I had envisioned but still not bad, it works. The first color I chose did not work out at all, so I went with this and I really like how it turned out. The final step is to trade knobs with my mom, she has red ones, I think that will definitely complete it.


~Rachel~ said...

I love how this turned out! Another awesome Deana creation:)

Karen Xavier said...

Stumbled upon your blog, and you've worked a wonder on the dresser.. looks pretty.
Karen Xavier.

Nicole's Homemade Treats...The Blog said...

It looks great! Wonderful job!