Maybe you remember the dresser Emmy had in her room. I loved everything about it- the color, style, everything! I had painted it a while back to sell, and it didn’t sell. So I decided it would be perfect for her room and we used it as a changing table, and it has lasted with us for over 2 years. But now, thanks to hand me downs from friends and neighbors, and my affinity for yard sales, the child has too many clothes! We began to run out of space! Here is a picture to refresh your memory… Isn’t it cute?
So I began searching for something bigger. Last week I went to the auction and found this lovely dresser, and decided to bid. Lucky me, I got it for $20! And pardon the sideways picture… I know I could rotate it, but I heaved it out of my car without any help, so the side view just lends to the authenticity of the photo.
I loved the gorgeous hardware…. see?
But as luck would have it, I LOST ONE OF THE BEAUTIFUL PULLS!!!! I have searched everywhere and cannot find it. Luckily I save all hardware I remove, so I had something on hand I could use. I wanted to go a little more blue, and a little brighter with this dresser. I also wanted to leave it undistressed and just have it very fresh and happy feeling. Emmy actually wanted blue as well, since “Sawyer has a blue dresser, too!” Lil sSs wants what Big Bro has. She and I went to the paint store together and selected Benjamin Moore’s “Fairytale Blue”. Actually, I picked several that would work, and then read her all the names. “Fairytale Blue” was just right up her alley. I also primed the hardware with Zinnser oil-based spray primer, and then used a glossy white enamel spray paint. Here is the finished product in her room. I love how bright and happy the room looks now! And I apologize that these are not the greatest photos, but it was a rainy day here, and I wasn’t getting great light. And Emmy only has one little window.