updated bedroom dresser

A couple months ago I purchased this dresser:



...and since the time I purchased it, it has gone through many stages of development.  I had an end idea in mind. 
First- paint. 
Loved the green color, but the green didn't fit into the beachy blues in the new makeover.


painted Baby Blue in Valspar's spray paint.  A little distressing on the edges too!

 some accessories.  Ho hum.


Next came the addition of some folder window shutters, and a sailboat that I painted tan to match the rest of the bedroom colors...


a vintage set of suitcases and a picnic basket also became part of the look.


and finally some chipboard letters that fit the overall look of the room.  I kept them in their natural brown state, drilled some holes in the top and added some turquoise ribbon.

The jewelery holder was moved to the wall, and I simply hung the sawtooth hangers on these little hooks:


it helps to hold it away from the wall so the earrings aren't all smashed up on a flat surface.


So happy with the end result!!  The vision I had in my head pretty much ended up the way I wanted it.
I wish I could say it was 100% done...
but it's not. 
The blue suitcase will be getting a makeover soon with some paint, so it doesn't scream,
"Look at me!! I'm a blue suitcase!!"
:)

Happy Thursday!

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5 comments

  1. What an awesome dresser redo...I love it! The whole room is so nice and air-y, it looks great!

    There's always a 'next' on the to-do list :-). Keep up the good work!

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  2. That looks so great! I LOVE how you did the letters with the ribbon! Shutters go great anywhere don't they!!

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  3. The dresser just looks so sweet in blue! And you're right, so much more beachy {while the green was very pretty!}. I love your arrangements on top, especially the flowers and sailboat. So pretty!

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  4. GREAT chice to paint it blue! The suitcases look adorable next to it!
    Have a pretty day!
    Kristin

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