Monday, June 17, 2013

A new fancy dresser for the spare bedroom... I'm keeping this one!

I scooped up a new dresser a few weeks ago and went straight to work on it. I even bypassed a few I had already started. oops.

Our spare bedroom dresser was desperately in need of reorganizing and short behind that was the closet in that room. We don't have closets in our hallways or  bathrooms so the closet in this room is our linen, towel, suitcase, seasonal switchout pillow hoard (there are a lot of them) Adding a new dresser was a good excuse to stop procrastinating on that one.

I refinished this dresser in Annie Sloan paris grey and added white milk glass knobs.
I did some light distressing and used mostly Miss Mustard Seed antiquing wax which I am crossing my fingers will one day come in a larger size.


 The green shutter by the chair is a recent acquisition from Hudson, NY. 

The dresser reads a little blue in the photos but I swear it's grey.


I love the detail on the middle drawer and the top areas.


Before: Broken hardware and badly dripping re-stain/varathane job

Bedroom organized, closet organized and a pretty new dresser to boot.
The old wood dresser got added to the show pile for a future paint job.

Have a great Monday everyone,


  1. You may have just convinced me to PAINT a piece of furniture! I see it ALL OVE blogland but haven't done any yet. However, the dresser in our guest room is horrible. It is solis oak bUT old and not in great shape but needed. Plus we got it for FREE from a friend. I think I will be hopping fr some AS paint! Love how yours turned out. And love the vignette on top and the rest of the room. XO, Pinky

  2. PS, love your new header! Wish I knew how to change mine:)

  3. Such a pretty piece. I love it. It looks amazing. Your room is so pretty. Love the vignette on the top too. Hugs, Marty

  4. This turned out just beautiful, I especially like the white knobs. I spot a lot of goodies in this room! Did you make the boxwood wreath?


  5. You transformed this dresser into such a cute piece. Love the color you used.
    Mary Alice

  6. I love how your dresser turned out and I love the whole room! Thanks so much for sharing at Knick of Time Tuesday - I'll be featuring you next week at the party!

  7. I LOVE LOVE this!! Come show it off Sunday at a Linky Party I cohost "DIY Showcase"!


    Hope to see ya there!!!

    1. Serously, you are the Queen of vignettes. I never get tired of your blog. Love the new name!


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