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!

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5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Lisa
    Feb 02, 2011 @ 02:59:47

    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

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  2. Ruby Grace's
    Feb 03, 2011 @ 05:04:38

    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

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  3. LaurieAnna's Vintage Home
    Feb 05, 2011 @ 05:46:00

    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!

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  4. Yanet @ 3 Sun Kissed Boys
    Feb 06, 2011 @ 14:05:47

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

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  5. Elizabeth Maxson
    Feb 23, 2011 @ 00:10:19

    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 careElizabeth

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