Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Just an idea... for another before and after

I forgot to take a "before " shot but you all have seen this dresser or one just like it numerous times. It was brown, solid wood, plain , wood knobs, boring!! It took a coat of Kilz, 2 coats of white glossy paint, painted those plain knobs black and had some "frenchy"  looking numbers cut out of black vinyl by a Cricuit machine and applied them to the drawers!
Voila, she's a new lady!

5 comments:

Lisa said...

I love the frenchy looking type. Perfect for so many things. I need to look into one of these vinyl cutting machine thingys. I've heard about them, they sound great, but I'm totally clueless.

Cheers,
Lisa x

Ruby Grace's said...

I love that dresser. Isn't is fun to take something and make it beautiful again. You do such a great job. I just don't have the patience for that kind of detail. That is why I love shabby...don't have to be perfect, cause you are just going to rough up the edges anyway. Have a great week and stay warm!
Denis

LaurieAnna's Vintage Home said...

What a sweet dresser Carol, I love that font for the lettering. Has a great Swedish country flavor to it. Love love love it!

Thanks for always sharing such sweet comments, you are a treasure in the blogging world!

Yanet @ 3 Sun Kissed Boys said...

I think white paint can save about anything! I like the vinyl numbers. So cute.

Elizabeth Maxson said...

Cute, cute, cute! What a darling dresser! You did a perfect "save from salvage" job! Thank you for sharing, I never tire of "before and after" postings!

Take care
Elizabeth

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