I bought this dresser to use as a bathroom vanity -
John says - It looks kind of big for that space
Suzan says - It'll fit - don't worry
John says - Do you have the measurements?
Suzan says - I don't NEED the measurements - I can tell just by looking at it
Suzan says - In fact - it's not long enough - but we can work with it
John says - Why don't we go measure the space and come back?
Suzan says - BECAUSE I KNOW IT'LL FIT - WHY CAN'T YOU JUST TRUST ME???
Suzan says - It'll be perfect - the plumbing can fit behind those doors - and we have all those
drawers for storage...............
It's too big - it doesn't fit - I don't know why he lets me do these things LMHO
John says - furious - What are you going to do now - make a niche in the bathroom too?
No John - I'll just give it a makeover and sell it -
Along with the 2 end tables and headboard it came with - which were included in the price.
I used ASCP Coco and Old White ( only because I didn't have any Paris Grey on hand LOL )
I sprainted ( my word for spray paint - feel free to use it lol ) the knobs because they were in pretty rough shape
There was a lot of precise detailing on this piece - and then I added to that by deciding to follow the pattern on to the drawer tops - because it's kind of nice when you open the drawers and see it- just a little extra something - something, right?
and then I went back to my old habit - of numbering the inside drawers ( haven't done the last one yet
forgot which number came after 2 ) but I mimicked the back plates of the handles to frame the
and if you're wondering why I haven't shown the whole dresser yet - it's because I keep running up and down the stairs trying to get a decent one - God it's so hard being a sucky photographer -
depressing actually - because I look at the piece and it's quite beautiful and I take a photo and it looks blah!!!!!!!!!!!!
anyway - this is as good as it gets - I think it would be great in a dining room actually!
Next up - the headboard
I know they look kind of pristine in these photos - but these pieces were badly damaged -
We bought them at the ReStore - where they had apparently been sitting forever - no one wanted them.
Hoping someone wants them now :)
Have a great day everyone
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Great job! I love the colors.ReplyDelete
It turned out great and should sell easily for you. I noticed the stone fireplace in the background, are you painting it also? DiannthaReplyDelete
Wow it turned out beautiful...what a transformation!! Love the colors and the numbered drawers in the inside!ReplyDelete
Nice work Suzan, love it!! VReplyDelete
That is one handsome dresser, and the headboard will be stunning, too! Too bad it didn't fit, it would make a fantastic vanity.ReplyDelete
I wouldn't have wanted them before. I would want them now.ReplyDelete
Damn, I love your fireplace.
Bummer on it not fitting..Love the re do...always look forward to your post Thanks for sharing. SherylReplyDelete
Your house is coming together WAY faster than mine. B!$#%. I never should have bought Phil that giant new TV. Nothing will ever get done now.ReplyDelete
p.s. Your not-vanity looks gorgeous. :P
Wow! Looks wonderful! I can't believe how fast everything is coming together!ReplyDelete
You guys are amazing!
Love the dresser ... too bad it did fit in the bathroom.ReplyDelete
Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures
You have such talent for seeing the "what it could be". Hope you find the project furniture for the vanity!ReplyDelete
WOW! It's fabulous, you've got a great eye.ReplyDelete
Capers of the vintage vixens
This turned out fabulous, I love Coco and all the details. I would do the same thing to my John but I would have lost. He would have MADE me wait until we measured.ReplyDelete
oh someone will its gorgeous as usual susanReplyDelete
OMG-You sound so much like me it is scary. Of COURSE it will fit (the word idiot implied)...and then it doesn't....Gotta have a sense of humor.ReplyDelete
That thing is gonna fly out the door, Suzan. And....you are painting furniture because your house is finished?;>) xo Diana
Oh no, that must've hurt when it didn't fit! Gorgeous makeover though and that headboard is going to look amazing too. Suzan how do you have time to be refinishing furniture in the middle of a major reno? You amaze me!ReplyDelete
it looks great. and don't worry, I never measure either. Life is more exciting that way. :0)ReplyDelete
The sideboard looks really nice. I Iike the numbered drawers. Your living room looks really nice!! I hope you give us a tour soon.ReplyDelete
Love your makeover! Looks great now - hope it sells quickly!ReplyDelete
I never measure either. I like what Debbie had to say, "Life is more exciting that way!"ReplyDelete
Love your makeover, as always, you do such great work. :-)
Looks great Suzan. You really work wonders on the furniture to get. Anxious to the the finished head board.ReplyDelete
Have a great day.
Can you send it to me? I love the way it looks now!!! I'm looking for one to put under my hutch. My hutch didn't come with a bottom, so, I put two night tables under it, but, now I want a dresser to put under it and this would look awesome!!!!
Beautiful job My Lady!!!
Suzan, I love the little extras that you do with your painted furniture. Sorry it wouldn't fit..would have been lovely. Someone else will love it now!ReplyDelete
Lovely! It'll sell fast... Have you found an other one that'll actually fit?ReplyDelete
it's worse when they remind you that they were right, sucks it didn't fit. It looks beautiful I wish my chalk painted item looked half as good. (it seriously sucks I hope I will eventually like it.)ReplyDelete
I like the little extra touch on the drawers, and I think the finished product is very nice!ReplyDelete
You are so talented, Suzan! The white contrast looks great, and the sprainted pulls do, too. I have some chair legs to paint and I am terrified that if I do it, I will ruin the chair, so there it sits. I admire that you can transform everything into a beautiful piece!ReplyDelete
Don't you hate it when they are right??? Gorgeous dresser though!!ReplyDelete