vintage Paris gray dresser

I don't know if I've ever posted this late - but I was so excited about my latest furniture redo, I couldn't wait!

I finally finished up the 9 drawer vintage dresser.  


This was it's look when I bought it:


I really love how it turned out.  When I was working on it, there were times that the light was shining on it, and it looked nearly white.  It's Annie Sloan's Paris Gray, with Pure White on the insets.  I didn't use any dark wax on this one- only the clear. 

As we were delivering this to the shop tonight, my eagle eye kiddo spotted what I had missed the entire time I had it.  Another Thomasville piece!!  I couldn't believe it!  The mark is inside one of the drawers.
The dove tail joints and other features showed me that this was a quality piece, but somehow that little stamp eluded me.

Check out a couple cool features in two of the drawers:


Neat, huh?
This is a really long dresser- 64"and I think it would be so pretty besides just using it in a bedroom.


This has just a bit of distressing on the edges:


And the crystal lamps are finally here too!  I've been holding them back until they were paired with the dresser.


I added a pretty, ruched shade to these.  They aren't vintage, but they are stunning, regardless.
(and hey! there's the mirror!)
:)

This was such a fun one to complete.  I hope it goes home with someone soon!
It's in my space at Aunt Bee's House if you want to see it in person.

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27 comments

  1. Beautiful makeover on the dresser! Also love the lamp and mirror!

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  2. gorgeous! so very pretty :). great job!

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  3. Another gorgeous piece made by you! Love it!

    ~Shanon

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  4. It turned out so great - you won't have that one long!

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  5. That is such a beautiful piece--now that you have remade it! The way you have it staged I am sure it will sell quickly--love those lamps on it and also that mirror is so lovely. I think I need to pin that mirror for inspiration:)

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  6. Wow Denise! This is just gorgeous! The styling is lovely too! Wasn't it difficult to hold back the lamps? I always struggle with that...setting something fabulous aside for the perfect vignette. Nice job, girlfriend!
    Best wishes and blessings,
    Amanda

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  7. Just adore this! I have not had your luck with Annie Sloan paint. It did not go on smooth. What did I do wrong? Does the weather affect it?

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  8. What a vision you have!! I can't say I would have picked it up before...but, I sure would now!

    Carol

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  9. You did a fabulous job on the dresser. It looks great, love the colors and how you off-set the gray and white.

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  10. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this re-do! Such a great color combination choice!! Great job, Denise!

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  11. Denise! This is sooo beautiful, better than I could have imagined it would have been. I've been on the edge of my seat waiting for the reveal :o) Someone will purchase it in a heartbeat, I know I would if I lived near your shop at Aunt Bee's.
    Have a great weekend, xo Alicia

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  12. It's all SO PRETTY! The dresser was a score. I adore those lamps. Jealous!

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  13. Its gorgeous Denise! I love the lamps with it~perfect!

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  14. BEAUTIFUL makeover and I love that mirror!!

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  15. SO gorgeous! Lovely blog; I'm a new follower! ♥♥
    Anne

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  16. Beautiful!
    ... great job on the make over :)

    Greetings from Australia♥

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  17. Gorgeous job on the dresser~Love it! beautiful blog...:) chris

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  18. You did such a wonderful job, Denise!!! I really LOVE it! :) Wishing you a lovely weekend!


    Hugs,
    Jessie

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  19. gorgeous, denise! it has a very swedish vibe going on- i love that!

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  20. This is incredible! I want it!

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  21. That is a beautiful dresser and one of my favorite color combinations!

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  22. I really like this... I have a complete French provincial style that was my grandmother that I am going to redo... thus has given me a lot of ideas... great job.

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  23. I really like this... I have a complete French provincial style that was my grandmother that I am going to redo... thus has given me a lot of ideas... great job.

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