So I got a phone call regarding one of my items for sale on CL from a guy who wanted to
surprise his daughter by re-doing her room. She is 19 and coming back home from school.
I happened to have had these two guys sitting in the garage and told him I could have them done
by Sun before Christmas (This was the prior Monday, btw!) He gave me free rein on what to do, but just keeping it in the white/neutral family..
Sorry for the garage pics. I couldn't stage these because I literally just finished when the customer
drove up to take them home.
Use your imagination!
This dresser was a American of Martinsville that I have kept pushing aside for 8 months! So glad I waited! It's a beautiful well made piece.
I have already done the twin to this one...here.....He told me he wanted it to coordinate with the dresser.
Told me to paint whatever I felt like doing.
I love the cherry blossom stencil (Royal Design Studio for the stencil and their bronze stencil creme)
and thought it would perk up the blah flat front. Their stencils are great to work with and I
in 5 different sheets so you can pick and choose how you want the branches laid out.
The top was done in a dark walnut.
I made my own chalk paint using "Divine Pleasure" by Behr. It's such a pretty white.
The customer asked me to line the drawers, but I only did 3 since I wasn't charging him for it.
Each drawer takes a good 20-30 mins. There are nine drawers! Uh, no! Not for free!
Mercury glass! I couldn't believe they were only $2.00 each!! I found them at Home Goods in a pack of 4. I called 3 other stores because I ran short. I bought all that they had!
I accented the inside of the molding and the rim on top with some metallic glaze and some silver rub and buff. I just played around with it until I liked what I had. The mercury knobs really set it off.
I really wish I could have staged these. I had a nice mercury glass bowl that I made. Anyway, here
they are together. The customer emailed me and said his daughter was thrilled with her room!