How to paint your dresser with a Pottery Barn-ish style!

Posted by on Mar 26, 2012 in Bedroom, Before and After, DIY, Dresser, Projects | 3 Comments
How to paint your dresser with a Pottery Barn-ish style!

I bought this dresser at the same time as the Grey Dresser with Black Glaze. She had quite a few scratches, but I knew she could become a beauty in no time at all. First, we filled in all the scratches with putty  but you could use wood filler, too.Then we sanded those spots down […]

Try, Try Again Argyle Dresser

Posted by on Mar 19, 2012 in Bedroom, Before and After, DIY | 6 Comments
Try, Try Again Argyle Dresser

This dresser is the heaviest dresser I’ve carried so far! Holy heaviness batman! It wasn’t in bad shape, but it had some scratches and the paint had yellowed (probably from using polyurethane instead of polyacrylic). I wanted to try this idea that I read about online using gift wrap paper on the top of the dresser. I […]

Grey Dresser with Black Glazing

Posted by on Mar 14, 2012 in Bedroom, Before and After, DIY | 5 Comments
Grey Dresser with Black Glazing

This was in great shape so it was a quick, easy makeover. Here’s a quick overview! Fill the top two handle holes with wood filler so I could make it one knob Lightly sand the whole piece Prime Used the air sprayer to paint it with a medium grey (satin) Prime and paint the handles […]

Tree Room Ideas

Posted by on Mar 10, 2012 in Bedroom | 6 Comments
Tree Room Ideas

Right now we are working on a dresser for Sweetie’s room. This is the first step of her room redesign. I really want to repaint her room and put a tree on one wall. Here’s a couple sites that have inspired me so I thought I would share them to hopefully inspire you. Hugh’s Room […]

Shabby Chic Style White and Teal Hutch

Posted by on Mar 9, 2012 in Before and After, Dining Room, DIY, Products | 2 Comments
Shabby Chic Style White and Teal Hutch

This hutch redesign was fun and required some creative thinking. Thankfully, John and I like being creative. We drove almost an hour from home to buy this hutch from a nice family who had so kindly allowed Spiderman to live with them. I didn’t know Spiderman is 3, almost 4, and looks for lions in […]

A Splash of Teal Brings New Life

Posted by on Mar 4, 2012 in Before and After, Dining Room, DIY, Living Room | 2 Comments
A Splash of Teal Brings New Life

This buffet is actually the first piece of furniture John and I ever worked on together. When we first got married we had VERY little money  so our friends John and Devon gave us this buffet. It was almost that orange yellow wood color… not my idea of pretty. So we lugged it down the […]