Thursday, March 24, 2011

Moving motivation!

So my house currently looks like a war zone.  Why is it that "organizing" everything in boxes someone results in a  huge mess?  We are nearing the finish line, thank goodness because we are both exhausted!

As if I didn't have enough going on I decided to finish another project.  Not wanting to move various parts of a semi-completed project I decided to hurry up and get it done.

I picked up this dresser from the same seller I bought the vanity from.

Ignore all the mess in this picture!

It was only $20 and I knew it had a lot of potential. Lately I have been doing a lot of whites and neutrals so I decided to go for a fun color this time.  I have been inspired by all the great green transformations I have been seeing around blogland.

I can't get enough of this dresser featured in Lonny Magazine!


I saw this dresser and love all the hardware.  I would never think to add drawer pulls to the side.  This is definitely on my must try list.  Found it here.

When I found the perfect green in the $1 oops section at Home Depot I knew it was meant to be.  I added a little gold paint to the existing hardware.




I love the rusty old casters on the feet.

My flash is making the color look more pastel green than it is.  It is more of a bright green like the inspiration pics.  I would have put some cute little accessories on it but everything is in boxes!

I love how it turned out.  I think it is a fun pop of color and another adventure out of my design comfort zone.


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19 comments:

  1. That is a great color! And a great score for $21! I love green too, I wish I had a place for it in the house. Guess I'll have to live vicariously thru yours! Great job, Nicole!

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  2. I am dying to do something vibrant green! I love this piece!

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  3. How cute! I want to try that color green on something.

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  4. Great job! I re-did a dresser similar to yours. check it out here: http://agirlandherhome.blogspot.com/2011/03/because-grandma-gave-it-to-me-thats-why.html

    I loved the little wheels on mine too!

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  5. Verrry nice! Thanks for sharing.

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  6. Dear Nicole, Amidst all of the exhaustion from packing, you go and make this beauty! It's gorgeous as always! Good Luck over there darling! xox!

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  7. LOVE that green! I have been looking for a dresser to work on. I am going to have to paint it green. I am following you! :)

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  8. Awesome dresser! You did a great job painting it. I feel for you with the packing and moving. About to do the same myself.
    I'm your newest follower!
    Have a great weekend.
    Tammy

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  9. I love all the green dressers in blog land too. It looks great.

    megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

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  10. You did a great job painting this dresser! I love the green!

    Sherry

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  11. Green is my favorite color - I love that you went bold for this. And score on the paint, too!'

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  12. I can't beleive you bought this for $20.00! Highway robbery and oops paint too! What a beautiful piece redone for so little! Victory!

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  14. Hi there
    Moving motivation!
    Beautiful choice! Awesome article and straight to the point. I definitely believe what you stated!

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  16. it is a wonderful color, you did good

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