Tuesday, January 31, 2012

My $15 Score!

I found this dresser at the Salvation Army for only $15. While it's not a true campaign style dresser, for $15 it will work!! The top two drawers were missing (hence the price tag), but I wanted to put the television above it and put the DVD player in the area where the drawers would be.










My sweet husband cut a sheet of plywood and secured it to the inside of the piece, making the "shelves" for the DVD player and docking station. The piece of furniture is actually laminate, so I had to prime it with oil based Kilz, and use a few coats of oil based paint. I still want to add the right angle brass thingies to each corner, but for now, I really like how it turned out! (By the way, I'm going to put a chair under each mirror - kinda bugging me in this picture!).














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9 comments:

  1. Totally loving that color! Gorgeous!

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  2. that is adorable! i love the color! and the styling is amazing!
    please don't forget to add my blog to your post- much appreciated!

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  3. What an awesome score! I love the blue paired with the gold! What a great makeover!!

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  4. Tiffany,
    I'll be featuring you tomorrow during Sticker Time! Love the dresser!

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  5. WOW!!! Saw this over at The 36th Avenue and had to come tell you how much I LOVE this piece!! Awesome job! Your newest follower!

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  6. What a great transformation! I love the bold color. Awesome job!

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  7. I loveeee how it came out! It looks fantastic, and the color is gorgeous! Great job!

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  8. Just saw your picture on The Shabby Nest - I really love the colour you've chosen and what a great ransformation!

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