It has amazing lines, and was just what I was looking for. There is something classic about a 3 drawer dresser and it's perfectly sized for the small wall area I was using.
I was unsure about the handles, so I took them off and filled the holes. I knew it called for a little decoration. I found what I wanted on ebay, and also online, http://www.doityourselfchic.com/ . I chose a perfect little piece for the top drawer.
Easy to do, apply with glue, tape it into position and wait. I taped and waited and began painting. Since the walls are cream I chose Benjamin Moore Pearl Snowfall White, a perfect bright white. Great paint, a sheen (which I find works best with furniture) and easy application. I painted 2 coats in a few hours and then decided on handles.
I found what I wanted at Home Depot. I looked at Lee Valley Hardware, & Anthropologie but Home Depot had handles that matched the vintage look of the dresser.
I think it all came together well.
The applique makes it work.
The knobs look vintage and suit the dresser perfectly. I never would have guessed I would find these at Home Depot.
It's a funny wall. It has a 3 light switch, the doorbell, an empty switch panel and the thermostat. To hide this is impossible so I added enough to make all that the last thing you notice.
I am in love with the convenience, the way it turned out, and how perfectly it fits the wall.
A cloche from Urban Outfitters on a silver dish given to my parents when they wed. When I saw the cloche I knew it would fit perfectly.
All this work was worth it.
Until next time,
I will be sharing this with Faded Charm's White Wednesday, My Romantic Homes Show and Tell Friday, and Funky Junk Interiors Saturday Night Special.